The Houston Texans are Back to Football, so it’s time for you to get Back To Tailgating at the Academy Sports +Outdoors located at 23155 Katy Freeway, Katy, TX 77449 on Saturday, August 13 from 10am-12pm.
Join the Houston Texans Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, TORO, and the Deep Steel Thunder for this free event that includes live music and fun games. Learn from the best of the best as the H-E-B Tailgaters of the Game show you exactly how to prepare for the 2016 season.
The 2016 Houston Texans Running of the Bulls 5K Run and Walk presented by H-E-B and TORO's Kids 1K presented by Texas Children’s Hospital are Sunday, October 9 at NRG Park. Both races included a race t-shirt, interactive water stops, entry into the post-race party and finish on the floor of NRG Stadium. Be sure to secure your spot today at HoustonTexans.com before the race sells out!
TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Houston Texans with the 41st pick in the seventh round (256th overall) of 2014 NFL Draft...Signed by the Texans on May 16, 2014.
2015 (Houston, 2/0):
Inactive in Weeks 1-4
Made his NFL debut in Week 5 vs. Indianapolis (10/8)
Recorded the first stats of his career: three solo tackles and one pass defensed at Jack- sonville (10/18)
Placed on Injured Reserve on 10/19 and missed the rest of the season
2014 (Houston, 0/0):
Spent entire season on IR
CAREER AT MEMPHIS:
Played in 42 total games
Totaled 176 total tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss, one sack and three interceptions
Started all 12 games
Credited with 58 tackles and five pass break-ups
Had a game and season-high nine tackles against Temple
Named All-Conference USA Honorable Mention
Finished with 66 tackles, three interceptions, five pass breakups, a fumble recovery and one sack
Posted a career-high 15 tackles at Arkansas State and had a pass breakup
Played in 11 games
Posted 35 total tackles, one pass breakup and 1.5 tackles for loss
Recovered his first collegiate fumble in the end zone against Southern Miss
Played in seven games with one start and logged 17 tackles
Played for Coach Cedric Miller at Southwind High School
Graduated early from high school, finishing his studies as a junior
Logged 45 tackles, six interceptions and 12 pass breakups in 2009
Tallied 800 all-purpose yards as a junior
Selected to the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) All-State first team and All-Shelby Metro
Invited to participate in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl All-Star Game
Also ran track and played basketball
Transferred to Southwind after two years at Hamilton High School
Son of Lonnie Ballentine and Sheila Smith
Born April 23, 1993 in Memphis, Tenn.
Is married, and he and his wife, Brittany, have two children
His mother, Sheila, played college basketball at Murray State and later played professionally in France
Majored in sports and leisure management
Houston Texans safety Lonnie Ballentine talks about his title as "Mr. Irrelevant" and his experience in the NFL so far.
Texans Insider John Harris contemplated the contribution 7th-rounder Lonnie Ballentine might make at the safety spot. It's the final installment of "The Briefing".