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  • Sat., Nov. 01, 2014 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT Battle of the Piney Woods presented by YP

    A nearly century old college football rivalry returns to NRG Stadium on Saturday, November 1st  as the SFA Lumberjacks take on the Sam Houston Bearkats in the Battle of the Piney Woods presented by YP. Seats start at just $15.

    Secure yours today by calling 832-667-2390 or at BOTPW.com.

  • Sun., Nov. 02, 2014 12:00 PM CST Eagles at Texans The Texans host the Eagles.
  • Mon., Nov. 03, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST Taste of the Texans presented by BP

    Wine and dine with the Houston Texans players, Cheerleaders and Ambassadors at the sixth annual Taste of the Texans presented by BP, Monday, November 3rd in NRG Stadium. 

    Fans can sample signature dishes from more than 25 of Houston’s finest restaurants.  Proceeds benefit The Houston Texans Foundation, Houston Methodist and the Houston Food Bank. 

    Be sure to secure your tickets today at HoustonTexans.com.

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans Ambassadors Danny Clark and J.J. Moses at the Verizon Cinco Ranch Store, 6645 S. Fry Rd., Katy, TX 77494.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Nov. 04, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST 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
  • Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM CST Verizon Texans Players Show

    Meet Texans center Chris Myers and guard Xavier Su’a-Filo at the Verizon I-10 East Store, 13740 East Fwy., Houston, TX 77015.

    Lots of Texans prizes & giveaways!

    Player(s) subject to change.

  • Tue., Nov. 11, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST 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
  • Wed., Nov. 12, 2014 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM CST Bulls & Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light

    Have you ever dreamed of playing a round of golf with the Houston Texans Cheerleaders cheering you on?  Now’s your chance!  Sign up today at HoustonTexans.com for the annual Bulls and Birdies Golf Tournament supported by Bud Light at Wildcat Golf Club on Wednesday, November 12.

  • Fri., Nov. 14, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST Texans Friday: Jack in the Box

    Friday, November 14
    Noon-1pm – Jack in the Box, 8767 S. Main St., Houston, TX 77025
    Proudly wear your Texans gear to get 2 FREE Tacos for this hour at this location
    Houston Texans Cheerleaders signing autographs and taking pictures
    Jack in the Box is going to be giving away 4 tickets to a Houston Texans home game and two autograph items

  • Fri., Nov. 14, 2014 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM CST First Down Dads Movie Night pres. by ARAMARK

    Come experience the Houston Texans practice facility in a way like no other at the First Down Dads Movie Night presented by ARAMARK on Friday, November 14th from 6 PM – 9 PM.  Bring your kids and blankets for an evening of family, food and football inside the Houston Methodist Training Center, while you watch the featured film “Chicken Little”.  You will not want to miss this memorable experience, created just for you and your kids.  Space is limited and filling up quickly, so register your family today at http://www.houstontexans.com/fan-zone/first-down-dads.html!

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Max Bullough
ILB #53
Height:
6-3
Weight:
249
Age:
22
College:
Michigan State
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TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 16, 2014 ...

CAREER:
• Four-year letterwinner and three-year starter at middle linebacker
• Two-time All-Big Ten First Team selection (2012, 2013)
• Collected 299 career tackles in 53 games, including 40 starts
• Finished his career ranked 11th in MSU history in tackles for loss (30.5 for 103 yards)
• Tallied eight career sacks (51 yards), 11 passes defensed (three interceptions, eight pass break-ups) and four forced fumbles
• Two-time Academic All-American (first team in 2013, second team in 2012)

TRANSACTIONS: Signed with Houston Texans on May 16, 2014 ...

CAREER:
• Four-year letterwinner and  three-year starter at middle linebacker
• Two-time All-Big Ten First Team selection (2012, 2013)
• Collected 299 career tackles in 53 games, including 40 starts
• Finished his career ranked 11th in MSU history in tackles for loss (30.5 for 103 yards)
• Tallied eight career sacks (51 yards), 11 passes defensed (three interceptions, eight pass break-ups) and four forced fumbles
• Two-time Academic All-American (first team in 2013, second team in 2012)

2013 
• Named first-team All-Big Ten by the coaches for the second-straight year and was selected first-team All-Big Ten by the media
• Earned All-America honors from the Associated Press (third team)
• One of 20 quarterfinalists for the Lott IMPACT Trophy
• Ranked third on the team in tackles (76) and tackles for loss (9.5 for 26 yards)
• Recorded three tackles, including a half sack (3 yards), in the Big Ten Championship Game vs. No. 2 Ohio State
• Named to 2013 National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Class and was one of 16 finalists for the Campbell Trophy, which is awarded to the NFF Scholar-Athlete of the Year

2012 
• First-team All-Big Ten selection by the coaches and a second-team pick by the media
• One of 12 semifinalists for the Butkus Award for the nation’s top linebacker
• One of 20 quarterfinalists for the Lott IMPACT Trophy
• Started all 13 games at middle linebacker
• Led the team in tackles for the second-straight year with a career-high 111 stops (51 solo, 60 assists), which ranked ninth in the Big Ten (8.5 avg.)
• Named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Second Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, for his 3.73 GPA in finance
• Academic All-Big Ten selection

2011
• Second-team All-Big Ten pick by the coaches and honorable mention All-Big Ten selection by the media
• Started all 14 games at middle linebacker
• Led the team with 89 tackles (6.4 avg.) and added 7.0 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks
• Collected six tackles and had two quarterback hurries in the Big Ten Championship Game against Wisconsin
• Recorded a career-high 15 tackles in the 2011 season opener vs. Youngstown State in his first career start
• Presented the scholar-athlete award at the Spartan Academic Excellence Gala for having the highest GPA on the team for players who have reached at least junior academic status
• Academic All-Big Ten selection

2010
• Named to ESPN.com’s Big Ten All-Freshman Team
• Saw action in all 13 games as a true freshman and registered 23 tackles (9 solos, 14 assists), including 1.5 for losses (5 yards)
• Tied for second on the team with 13 tackles on special teams

HIGH SCHOOL
• Three-year starter and two-time all-state selection for Coach Greg Vaughan at St. Francis High School in Traverse City, Mich., helping the Gladiators win back-to-back Division 7 state championships in 2008-09
• Selected Division 7 Player of the Year by The Associated Press, anchoring a defensive unit that allowed only 5.9 points per game in 2009
• Recorded 137 tackles (71 solos, 66 assists), including four sacks (39 yards), and three interceptions as a senior, while also playing fullback and tight end
• Rushed 40 times for 466 yards (11.7 avg.) and four touchdowns and had 13 receptions for 174 yards (13.4 avg.) and seven touchdowns in 2009 as a senior
• Named recipient of the Ron Holland Scholar-Athlete Award as the Detroit Free Press Dream Team member with the highest grade-point average (3.96)

PERSONAL
• Born Feb. 11, 1992
• Son of Shane and LeeAnn Bullough
• Became a third-generation Spartan, following in the footsteps of his grandfather Hank (guard, 1952-54) and father Shane (linebacker, 1983-86) who played football at Michigan State
• His grandfather Jim Morse (halfback, 1954-56) played at Notre Dame
• His uncles Chuck Bullough (Michigan State, linebacker, 1988-91), Bobby Morse (Michigan State, running back, 1983-86) and Jim Morse (Notre Dame, cornerback, 1976-77) played college football
• His brother Riley currently plays at Michigan State

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