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  • Fri., Sep. 19, 2014 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Texans Friday: Kolache Factory

    Friday, September 19

    7am-8am – Kolache Factory, 2715 Chimney Rock, Houston, TX 77056

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE sausage & cheese kolache (1/person) for this hour at any area Kolache Factory

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures at this Kolache Factory location

  • Tue., Sep. 23, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans defensive back D.J. Swearinger at the Verizon Pearland Store, 10904 Memorial Hermann Dr., Suite 113, Pearland, TX 77584.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 23, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Fri., Sep. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, September 26

    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, TBD

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get 2 FREE Tacos or 1 Monster Taco (1/person) for this hour at this location

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Tue., Sep. 30, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Player Show

    Meet Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus at the Verizon 290 Store, 13818 Northwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77040.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Fri., Oct. 03, 2014 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Texans Friday: Kolache Factory

    Friday, October 3

    7am-8am – Kolache Factory, 10705 Spring Green Blvd 900, Katy, TX 77494

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE sausage & cheese kolache (1/person) for this hour at any area Kolache Factory

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures at this Kolache Factory location

  • Tue., Oct. 07, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CDT Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet a TBD Texans Ambassador at the Verizon Clear Lake Store, 19222 Gulf Freeway, Suite A,
    Friendswood, TX 77546.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Oct. 07, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Duane Brown Live at Houston Texans Grille Join Texans offensive lineman Duane Brown every Tuesday from 6-7pm at the Houston Texans Grille (12848 Queensbury Ln, Houston, TX 77024), then stay Texans Live from 7-8pm.  Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways
  • Thu., Oct. 09, 2014 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Texans Friday: Kolache Factory

    Thursday, October 9

    7am-8am – Kolache Factory, 14129 Memorial, Houston, TX 77079

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE sausage & cheese kolache (1/person) for this hour at any area Kolache Factory

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures at this Kolache Factory location

Team

Jawanza Starling
SAF #29
Height:
6-1
Weight:
206
College:
USC
Experience:
2
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2013 HOU 2 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Twitter: @JayStar_29

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013...Released by Texans on Aug. 31, 2013...Signed by the New York Giants to the practice squad on Sept. 2, 2013...Re-signed by Texans to the active roster on Nov. 13, 2013.

CAREER:
Played in two games as a rookie and recorded one special teams tackle
Inactive for five games his rookie season with a hamstring injury
Originally signed with the Texans as an undrafted free agent but joined the New York Giants practice squad following his release after training camp

2013 (Houston 2/0):
Signed to the active roster from the Giants practice squad on Nov. 13
Made his Texans debut on special teams vs. Oakland (11/17)
Inactive in Weeks 12-16
Saw action on special teams in the season finale at Tennessee (12/29) and made one special teams tackle

TRANSACTIONS: Signed by the Houston Texans on May 10, 2013...Released by Texans on Aug. 31, 2013...Signed by the New York Giants to the practice squad on Sept. 2, 2013...Re-signed by Texans to the active roster on Nov. 13, 2013.

CAREER:
Played in two games as a rookie and recorded one special teams tackle
Inactive for five games his rookie season with a hamstring injury
Originally signed with the Texans as an undrafted free agent but joined the New York Giants practice squad following his release after training camp

2013 (Houston 2/0):
Signed to the active roster from the Giants practice squad on Nov. 13
Made his Texans debut on special teams vs. Oakland (11/17)
Inactive in Weeks 12-16
Saw action on special teams in the season finale at Tennessee (12/29) and made one special teams tackle

2012 (Senior):
Started all 13 games at strong safety and recorded 42 tackles, three interceptions, four pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery
Returned an interception 34 yards against Stanford
Also had interceptions against Washington and Arizona
Recorded two tackles, including one for a loss and had an interception and fumble recovery against Washington
Tied a career high with nine tackles against Oregon
Posted eight tackles against Notre Dame

2011 (Junior):
Started 11 games and had 48 tackles, including 3.5 for losses, plus two fumble recoveries (one for a touchdown) and two pass deflections
Injured his ribs and shoulder against Stanford and missed the Colorado game
Had five tackles and a deflection against Arizona State and six tackles (one for a loss) at California
Posted four tackles (0.5 for loss) and made a momentum-changing 80-yard fumble return for a touchdown at Notre Dame.
Made 5 tackles against Stanford and four tackles (one for a loss) and a deflection against Washington
Recorded six tackles (one for a loss) and a fumble recovery at Oregon
Set a season high with nine tackles versus UCLA
2010 (Sophomore):
Started USC’s first nine games at strong safety before he was sidelined the final four games with a strained hamstring
Totaled 37 tackles, an interception and a deflection
Had 5 tackles against both Hawaii and Virginia
Made four tackles and an interception at Minnesota

2009 (Freshman):
Saw limited action as a backup free safety and played on special teams as a true freshman in 2009, playing in nine games and making one tackle
Strained his hamstring at Oregon and missed the Arizona State game

High School:
Sporting News Top 100, Super Prep All-American, Prep Star All-American, Super Prep All-Dixie and Prep Star All-Southeast as a senior defensive back at Lincoln High in Tallahassee (Fla.)
Made 50 tackles as a senior in 2008, leading Lincoln to the Florida state 4A championship game
As a junior in 2007, he had 98 tackles, 10 tackles for losses, five forced fumbles and two interceptions
He was a three-year starter who also played baseball at Lincoln

Personal:
Majored in public policy, management and planning
His cousin, Bryan Evans, was a defensive back at Georgia (2006-09)

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