Transactions: Texans down to 53-man roster

The Houston Texans roster in photos. (Updated 9/7/2020)

The Houston Texans released the following four players: 

NAME

POS

HT

WT

AGE

EXP

COLLEGE

Mike Catapano

OLB

6-4

270

27

5

Princeton

Sio Moore

ILB

6-1

245

27

5

Connecticut

Nick Novak

K

6-0

200

36

10

Maryland

Brandon Weeden

QB

6-3

230

33

6

Oklahoma State

The Houston Texans waived the following 24 players from the active roster: 

NAME

POS

HT

WT

AGE

EXP

COLLEGE

Dres Anderson

WR

6-2

190

25

1

Utah

Eli Ankou

NT

6-3

325

23

R

UCLA

Erik Austell

C

6-3

300

23

R

Charleston Southern

Evan Baylis

TE

6-6

250

23

R

Oregon 

K.J. Dillon

S

6-1

205

23

2

West Virginia

Laurence Gibson

T

6-6

300

26

1

Virginia Tech

Justin Hardee

WR

6-1

200

23

R

Illinois 

Rickey Hatley

NT

6-4

320

23

R

Missouri 

Germone Hopper

WR

6-0

180

23

R

Clemson

Bryce Jones

CB

6-0

180

23

R

Akron

Marcus Leak

WR

6-0

210

24

1

Maryland

Eric Lee

OLB

6-3

260

23

1

South Florida

Riley McCarron

WR

5-9

185

24

R

Iowa 

Dare Ogunbowale

RB

5-11

205

23

R

Wisconsin 

Gimel President

OLB

6-4

275

24

R

Illinois 

David Quessenberry

G

6-5

310

27

1

San Jose State

Shakeel Rashad

ILB

6-2

235

23

1

North Carolina

Marcus Roberson

CB

6-0

190

24

4

Florida

Daniel Ross

DE

6-4

310

24

R

Northeast Mississippi CC

Chad Slade

G

6-5

315

25

2

Auburn

Chris Thompson

WR

6-0

170

23

R

Florida

Josh Walker

G

6-5

330

26

3

Middle Tennessee St.

Tony Washington Jr.

OLB

6-4

250

25

2

Oregon

Avery Williams

ILB

5-10

225

22

R

Temple 

The Houston Texans waived-injured the following seven players: 

NAME

POS

HT

WT

AGE

EXP

COLLEGE

RaShaun Allen

TE

6-4

250

27

2

Southern

Lonnie Ballentine

S

6-3

215

24

4

Memphis

Cory Carter

P

5-11

220

23

R

Texas Southern

Matthew Godin

DE

6-6

295

23

R

Michigan 

Denzel Rice

CB

6-0

195

24

2

Coastal Carolina

Malik Smith

S

6-0

190

22

R

San Diego State

Wendall Williams

WR

5-10

175

26

1

Cumberlands

The Houston Texans waived the following player from the active roster with an injury settlement: 

NAME

POS

HT

WT

AGE

EXP

COLLEGE

Robert Nelson Jr.

CB

5-9

175

27

3

Arizona State

The Houston Texans waived the following two players from the Reserve/Injured list with an injury settlement: 

NAME

POS

HT

WT

AGE

EXP

COLLEGE

Dayon Pratt

OLB

6-4

240

24

R

East Carolina

Devin Street

WR

6-3

200

26

4

Pittsburgh

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