📸 | 2021 Coach of the Week
The Houston Texans traveled to Dulles High School on August 31 to congratulate our first Coach of the Week presented by Houston Methodist winner, Coach Shane Byrd. Shane received a $2,500 to his football program from the Houston Texans Foundation and was able to celebrate the honor with his whole team. Know a coach who should be nominated for this honor? Nominate them here.
📸 | Ribbon Cutting Celebration for the Mission of Yahweh Playground
Last November, Janice S. McNair and the McNair Family donated $50,000 to fund the construction of a new playground at the Mission of Yahweh. This week we cut the ribbon on the new space and dedicated the playground to the 125 women and children that call Mission of Yahweh home. The Mission of Yahweh is a faith-based shelter that has been empowering, enriching and restoring the lives of homeless women and children and provides outreach services to low-income communities since 1961. Following the ribbon cutting, we had a cookout, music, and games for the kids.
📸 | 2021 Showcase League at F.U.N. Football
On Saturday, September 11 at the F.U.N Stadium, Texans Legends and Cheerleaders visited showcase league participants for their match up. Through the Showcase League program the Texans partner with Houston area youth football leagues to provide support and grow the game of football. The Texans assist through USA Football coaching certification fees, providing grant opportunities, and special experiences throughout the season.
📸 | Tailgate for Heroes
The Texans and Apache hosted a tailgate celebration honoring first responders leading up to Liberty White Out presented by BHP and the 20th anniversary of 9/11. Lunch was hosted by a Houston Texans tailgate team Battle Red Wagon and Texans celebrities. Texans Chairman and CEO Cal McNair and Vice President of the Houston Texans Foundation, Hannah McNair, hosted this special day for heroes. Winners of the Star of Courage Award presented by Apache were announced by Hannah and Cal McNair. Winner were surprised and presented a check for $10,000 to the 100 Club of Houston and tickets for their station to attend the Liberty White Out game on 9/12 at NRG Stadium!
📸 | Coach of the Week | Week 2, Coach Matt Puente
The Houston Texans, LB Christian Kirksey and Houston Methodist honored Milby High School's Coach Matt Puente as this week's Coach of the Week.
📸 | Kirby Visits CW39
Houston Texans Pup Kirby and MacKenzie, the full-time puppy trainer, visited with CW39 to talk about America's VetDogs, Kroger and the partnership with the Houston Texans as we all train Kirby in becoming a service dog.
📸 Justin Reid's Hurricane Ida Relief Drive
Houston Texans DB Justin Reid hosted a Hurricane Ida relief drive for his community in Louisiana at NRG Stadium on Friday. Community members and teammates stopped by to drop of necessities.
📸 | Houston Texans Pup Rally at Kroger
The Houston Texans, TORO and Kirby the Texans Pup visited Kroger for a fun pup rally with the Football Feeling Bus presented by Academy!
📸 Bellaire Shoe Hospital | Small Business Boost
Congratulations to the Bellaire Shoe Hospital, a second generation native-Houston family-owned shoe and leather repair business, for winning this months Small Business Boost presented by Amegy Bank. Learn more here.
📸 Friday Night Football: Lamar Consolidated vs. Foster High School
On August 27, the Houston Texans visited Lamar Consolidated vs. Foster High School in our first Friday Night Football appearance of the 2021 season! Houston Texans Legend Moran Norris and Cheerleaders visited the big match-up to celebrate That Football Feeling. Check out the photos from the exciting night, which ended in a win for Lamar Consolidated!
📸 2021 Coaches Academy Grants
The Houston Texans awarded $25,000 in funds to local youth football programs as part of the 2021 Coaches Academy grants.
📸 Welcoming Home the 133rd FA Battalion
Last week, we had the honor and the privilege to join USO Houston to welcome home the 133rd FA Battalion from a yearlong overseas peacekeeping deployment in Egypt. The Texans were very excited to welcome home these military heroes alongside their family and friends.