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  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Sonic Drive-In

    Friday, September 5
    Noon-1pm – Sonic Drive-In, 8504 Main St., Houston, TX 77025

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE All-American Hot Dog (1/person) for this hour at this location
    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Fri., Sep. 05, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Go Texan Store

    Friday, September 5
    6pm-7pm – Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium

    Stop by for a 20% discount on white gear for this hour in preparation for Liberty White Out on Sept. 7

    Enter for possibility to win a pair of tickets and parking pass to Texans vs. Redskins game on Sept. 7

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Tue., Sep. 09, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT “Player Inspired: Kareem Jackson Fly Guy” Apparel Line Launch Party

    Visit the Go Texan Store at NRG Stadium on Tuesday, September 9 from 6 to 7 PM for cornerback Kareem Jackson's new Player Inspired Fly Guy apparel line launch party. Stop by to meet Kareem, get light refreshments and to pick up some of his new apparel.

  • Tue., Sep. 09, 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. 12, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Texans Friday: Pappadeaux

    Friday, September 12

    Noon-1pm – Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen, 13080 NW Freeway, Houston, TX 77040

    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get a FREE cup of Shrimp Gumbo (1/person) for this hour at this location, dine-in only

    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures

  • Sun., Sep. 14, 2014 8:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run/Walk presented by H-E-B Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run and Walk presented by H-E-B is Sunday, September 14 at NRG Park.  The 5K run/walk and TORO's Kids 1K presented by Aramark will both finish on the floor of NRG Stadium, where the post-race party is with the return of pizza and beer! Also, there is a new course for 2014. Secure your spot before Sept. 8 at 5 PM at HoustonTexans.com.
  • Tue., Sep. 16, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Player Signing at Academy Sports + Outdoors

    Meet Texans defensive back D.J. Swearinger at the Academy Sports + Outdoors located at 16610 US Hwy 59, Sugar Land, TX 77479.

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Sep. 16, 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. 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 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

Team

Jawanza Starling
SAF #29
Height:
6-1
Weight:
206
College:
USC
Experience:
2
Defensive
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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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