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2007 Houston Texans

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8-8-0, Finished 4th in AFC South Division  · 2007 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 0.0, Offense: 2.5, Defense: -2.5, SoS: 0.3, avg is 0.0.

Scored 379 points (23.7/g), 12th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 384 points (24.0/g), 22nd.
 Differential of -5 points (-0.3/g), 17th.  Expected W-L: 7.9-8.1.

Coach: Gary Kubiak (8-8-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Mike Sherman
 Defensive Coordinator: Richard Smith

Stadium: Reliant Stadium
 Training Camp: Houston Texans Training Facility (Houston, Texas)

Starters

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Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Matt Schaub 26 3 11 192 for 289, 2,241 yards, 9 td, 9 int, & 17 rushes for 52 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 90th pick / 2004
RB Ron Dayne 29 7 8 194 rushes for 773 yards, 6 td, & 17 catches for 112 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 2000
FB Vonta Leach 26 3 12 2 rushes for 2 yards, 1 td, & 25 catches for 108 yards and 2 td
WR Andre Johnson 26 4 9 60 catches for 851 yards, 8 td Houston Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 2003
WR Kevin Walter 26 4 15 65 catches for 800 yards, 4 td, & 5 rushes for 30 yards and 0 td New York Giants / 7th / 255th pick / 2003
TE Owen Daniels 25 1 16 63 catches for 768 yards, 3 td Houston Texans / 4th / 98th pick / 2006
LT Ephraim Salaam 31 9 16 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 199th pick / 1998
LG Chester Pitts 28 5 16 1 fumble recovered Houston Texans / 2nd / 50th pick / 2002
C Mike Flanagan 34 9 13 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 90th pick / 1996
RG Fred Weary 30 5 12 Houston Texans / 3rd / 66th pick / 2002
RT Eric Winston 24 1 16 Houston Texans / 3rd / 66th pick / 2006
 Defensive Starters
LDE Anthony Weaver 27 5 13 Baltimore Ravens / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2002
LDT Travis Johnson 25 2 13 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 16th pick / 2005
RDT Amobi Okoye 20 Rook 14 5.5 sacks, 0 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2007
RDE Mario Williams 22 1 16 14.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 1st pick / 2006
LLB Danny Clark 30 7 8 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Jacksonville Jaguars / 7th / 245th pick / 2000
MLB DeMeco Ryans* 23 1 16 2.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2006
RLB Morlon Greenwood 29 6 15 1.0 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 88th pick / 2001
LCB Dunta Robinson 25 3 9 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2004
RCB Demarcus Faggins 28 5 8 0.0 sacks, 0 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Houston Texans / 6th / 173rd pick / 2002
SS C.C. Brown 24 2 16 0.0 sacks, 1 interception, 3 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 6th / 188th pick / 2005
FS Von Hutchins 26 3 15 0.5 sacks, 1 interception, 0 fumbles recovered Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 173rd pick / 2004
 Special Teams Starters
K Kris Brown 31 8 0 25 of 29 field goals & 40 of 40 extra points Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 228th pick / 1999
P Matt Turk 39 12 0 55 punts for a 41.7 average, 0 blocked
PR Jacoby Jones 23 Rook 3 30 punt returns for a 9.5 average and 0 td Houston Texans / 3rd / 73rd pick / 2007
KR Andre' Davis 28 5 8 32 kick returns for a 30.2 average and 3 td Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 47th pick / 2002

Roster

No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
50 Charlie Anderson 26 llb 16 5 258 6-4 Mississippi 12/8/1981 3 2 Houston Texans / 6th / 200th pick / 2004
89 David Anderson 24 8 0 195 5-10 Colorado St. 7/28/1983 1 1 Houston Texans / 7th / 251st pick / 2006
51 Shawn Barber 32 6 0 245 6-2 Richmond 1/14/1975 9 0 Washington Redskins / 4th / 113th pick / 1998
32 Fred Bennett 24 LCB 14 8 196 6-1 South Carolina 12/31/1983 Rook 3 Houston Texans / 4th / 123rd pick / 2007
71 Jordan Black 27 8 0 314 6-5 Notre Dame 1/28/1980 3 1 Kansas City Chiefs / 5th / 153rd pick / 2003
28 Michael Boulware 26 16 0 220 6-3 Florida St. 9/17/1981 3 1 Seattle Seahawks / 2nd / 53rd pick / 2004
65 Mike Brisiel 24 g 4 4 310 6-5 Colorado St. 3/14/1983 Rook 2
24 C.C. Brown 24 SS 16 16 210 6-2 La-Lafayette 1/27/1983 2 5 Houston Texans / 6th / 188th pick / 2005
3 Kris Brown 31 K 16 0 206 5-11 Nebraska 12/23/1976 8 4 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 228th pick / 1999
87 Mark Bruener 35 te 14 1 260 6-4 Washington 9/16/1972 12 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 1st / 27th pick / 1995
93 Tim Bulman 25 2 0 294 6-3 Boston Col. 10/31/1982 2 0
78 Rashad Butler 24 8 0 286 6-5 Miami (FL) 2/10/1983 Rook 1 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 89th pick / 2006
55 Danny Clark 30 LLB 13 8 248 6-2 Illinois 5/9/1977 7 3 Jacksonville Jaguars / 7th / 245th pick / 2000
96 Earl Cochran 26 de 15 1 284 6-5 Alabama St. 4/19/1981 1 2
43 Jameel Cook 28 16 0 237 5-10 Illinois 2/8/1979 6 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 6th / 174th pick / 2001
40 Curome Cox 26 7 0 199 6-1 Maryland 2/28/1981 2 0
81 Owen Daniels 25 TE 16 16 245 6-3 Wisconsin 11/9/1982 1 7 Houston Texans / 4th / 98th pick / 2006
11 Andre' Davis 28 KR 14 8 195 6-1 Virginia Tech 6/12/1979 5 8 Cleveland Browns / 2nd / 47th pick / 2002
36 Ron Dayne 29 RB 13 8 250 5-10 Wisconsin 3/14/1978 7 6 New York Giants / 1st / 11th pick / 2000
47 Will Demps 28 FS 15 8 205 6-0 San Diego St. 11/7/1979 5 3
54 Zach Diles 22 11 0 240 6-0 Kansas St. 6/11/1985 Rook 1 Houston Texans / 7th / 218th pick / 2007
85 Joel Dreessen 25 13 0 260 6-4 Colorado St. 7/26/1982 2 1 New York Jets / 6th / 198th pick / 2005
33 Adimchinobe Echemandu 27 7 0 225 5-10 California 11/21/1980 3 1 Cleveland Browns / 7th / 208th pick / 2004
38 Demarcus Faggins 28 RCB 16 8 178 5-10 Kansas St. 6/13/1979 5 3 Houston Texans / 6th / 173rd pick / 2002
58 Mike Flanagan 34 C 14 13 297 6-5 UCLA 11/10/1973 9 7 Green Bay Packers / 3rd / 90th pick / 1996
21 Jamar Fletcher 28 db 10 2 186 5-10 Wisconsin 8/28/1979 6 1 Miami Dolphins / 1st / 26th pick / 2001
35 Samkon Gado 25 3 0 210 5-11 Liberty 11/13/1982 2 1
30 Ahman Green 30 rb 6 5 217 6-0 Nebraska 2/16/1977 9 3 Seattle Seahawks / 3rd / 76th pick / 1998
56 Morlon Greenwood 29 RLB 16 15 238 6-0 Syracuse 7/17/1978 6 6 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 88th pick / 2001
57 Drew Hodgdon 26 2 0 309 6-3 Arizona St. 11/15/1981 2 0 Houston Texans / 5th / 151st pick / 2005
34 Von Hutchins 26 FS 16 15 181 5-9 Mississippi 2/14/1981 3 5 Indianapolis Colts / 6th / 173rd pick / 2004
80 Andre Johnson 26 WR 9 9 219 6-3 Miami (FL) 7/11/1981 4 8 Houston Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 2003
99 Travis Johnson 25 LDT 15 13 314 6-3 Florida St. 4/26/1982 2 5 Houston Texans / 1st / 16th pick / 2005
12 Jacoby Jones 23 PR 14 3 192 6-3 Lane 7/11/1984 Rook 1 Houston Texans / 3rd / 73rd pick / 2007
94 N.D. Kalu 32 de 15 1 265 6-3 Rice 8/3/1975 10 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 5th / 152nd pick / 1997
53 William Kershaw 24 1 0 240 6-3 Maryland 12/15/1983 1 0
97 Cedric Killings 30 2 0 290 6-2 Carson-Newman 12/14/1977 7 0
44 Vonta Leach 26 FB 16 12 246 6-0 East Carolina 11/6/1981 3 1
95 Anthony Maddox 29 dt 16 3 305 6-1 Delta St. 11/22/1978 3 2 Jacksonville Jaguars / 4th / 118th pick / 2004
13 Jerome Mathis 24 3 0 181 5-11 Hampton 7/26/1983 2 1 Houston Texans / 4th / 114th pick / 2005
76 Steve McKinney 32 c 3 3 300 6-4 Texas A&M 10/15/1975 9 2 Indianapolis Colts / 4th / 93rd pick / 1998
91 Amobi Okoye 20 RDT 16 14 302 6-2 Louisville 6/10/1987 Rook 5 Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2007
53 Shantee Orr 26 lb 5 2 250 6-0 Michigan 5/28/1981 4 1
48 Bryan Pittman 30 16 0 275 6-3 Washington 1/20/1977 4 1
69 Chester Pitts 28 LG 16 16 323 6-4 San Diego St. 6/26/1979 5 9 Houston Texans / 2nd / 50th pick / 2002
88 Jeb Putzier 28 te 8 1 256 6-4 Boise St. 1/20/1979 5 0 Denver Broncos / 6th / 191st pick / 2002
23 Dunta Robinson 25 LCB 9 9 172 5-10 South Carolina 4/11/1982 3 3 Houston Texans / 1st / 10th pick / 2004
18 Sage Rosenfels 29 qb 9 5 222 6-4 Iowa St. 3/6/1978 5 6 Washington Redskins / 4th / 109th pick / 2001
59 DeMeco Ryans* 23 MLB 16 16 235 6-1 Alabama 7/28/1984 1 10 Houston Texans / 2nd / 33rd pick / 2006
74 Ephraim Salaam 31 LT 16 16 295 6-7 San Diego St. 6/19/1976 9 9 Atlanta Falcons / 7th / 199th pick / 1998
8 Matt Schaub 26 QB 11 11 235 6-5 Virginia 6/25/1981 3 8 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 90th pick / 2004
22 Jason Simmons 31 db 1 1 198 5-9 Arizona St. 3/30/1976 9 0 Pittsburgh Steelers / 5th / 137th pick / 1998
64 Kasey Studdard 23 3 0 299 6-0 Texas 7/1/1984 Rook 0 Houston Texans / 6th / 183rd pick / 2007
1 Matt Turk 39 P 16 0 243 6-5 Wisc-Whitewater 6/16/1968 12 2
37 Darius Walker 22 rb 4 2 206 5-10 Notre Dame 10/21/1985 Rook 3
83 Kevin Walter 26 WR 16 15 221 6-3 East. Michigan 8/4/1981 4 8 New York Giants / 7th / 255th pick / 2003
70 Fred Weary 30 RG 12 12 308 6-4 Tennessee 9/30/1977 5 7 Houston Texans / 3rd / 66th pick / 2002
98 Anthony Weaver 27 LDE 15 13 290 6-3 Notre Dame 7/28/1980 5 5 Baltimore Ravens / 2nd / 52nd pick / 2002
63 Chris White 24 6 0 285 6-2 Southern Miss 2/28/1983 2 1
86 Harry Williams 25 2 0 180 6-2 Tuskegee 8/10/1982 2 0 New York Jets / 7th / 240th pick / 2005
90 Mario Williams 22 RDE 16 16 290 6-6 North Carolina St. 1/31/1985 1 10 Houston Texans / 1st / 1st pick / 2006
73 Eric Winston 24 RT 16 16 305 6-6 Miami (FL) 11/17/1983 1 9 Houston Texans / 3rd / 66th pick / 2006
25 Dexter Wynn 26 db 8 1 177 5-9 Colorado St. 2/25/1981 3 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 6th / 192nd pick / 2004
92 Jeff Zgonina 37 dt 16 1 285 6-2 Purdue 5/24/1970 14 1 Pittsburgh Steelers / 7th / 185th pick / 1993
Team Total 27.1 16 246.9 6-1.8 4.1