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12-4-0, Finished 1st in AFC South Division  · 2012 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total 3.5, Offense: 1.8, Defense: 1.7, SoS: -1.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 416 points (26.0/g), 8th of 32 in the NFL. Allowed 331 points (20.7/g), 9th.
 Differential of 85 points (5.3/g), 8th.  Expected W-L: 10.1-5.9.

Coach: Gary Kubiak (12-4-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Rick Dennison
 Defensive Coordinator: Wade Phillips

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

Starters

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),Hide Non-primary Starters
Pos Age Yrs GS Summary of Player Stats Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
 Offensive Starters
QB Matt Schaub* 31 8 16 350 for 544, 4,008 yards, 22 td, 12 int, & 21 rushes for -9 yards and 0 td Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 90th pick / 2004
RB Arian Foster* 26 3 16 351 rushes for 1,424 yards, 15 td, & 40 catches for 217 yards and 2 td
WR Andre Johnson* 31 9 16 112 catches for 1,598 yards, 4 td Houston Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 2003
WR Kevin Walter 31 9 14 41 catches for 518 yards, 2 td New York Giants / 7th / 255th pick / 2003
TE Owen Daniels* 30 6 13 62 catches for 716 yards, 6 td Houston Texans / 4th / 98th pick / 2006
LT Duane Brown*+ 27 4 16 Houston Texans / 1st / 26th pick / 2008
LG Wade Smith* 31 9 16 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 78th pick / 2003
C Chris Myers* 31 7 16 1 fumble recovered Denver Broncos / 6th / 200th pick / 2005
RG Ben Jones 23 Rook 10 Houston Texans / 4th / 99th pick / 2012
RT Derek Newton 25 1 14 Houston Texans / 7th / 214th pick / 2011
 Defensive Starters
DE Antonio Smith 31 8 16 Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 135th pick / 2004
DE J.J. Watt*+ 23 1 16 Houston Texans / 1st / 11th pick / 2011
NT Shaun Cody 29 7 11 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 2005
SLB Brooks Reed 25 1 12 Houston Texans / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2011
WLB Connor Barwin 26 3 16 Houston Texans / 2nd / 46th pick / 2009
LCB Kareem Jackson 24 2 15 0.0 sacks, 4 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 1st / 20th pick / 2010
RCB Johnathan Joseph* 28 6 14 0.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 24th pick / 2006
SS Danieal Manning 30 6 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 1 fumble recovered Chicago Bears / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2006
FS Glover Quin 26 3 16 1.0 sacks, 2 interceptions, 0 fumbles recovered Houston Texans / 4th / 112th pick / 2009

Roster

ProBowl(*), 1st-team All-Pro(+),
No. Age Pos G GS Wt Ht College/Univ BirthDate Yrs AV Drafted (tm/rnd/yr)
54 Mister Alexander 24 6 0 227 6-3 Florida St. 6/2/1988 1 0
22 Alan Ball 27 rcb 11 1 176 6-1 Illinois 3/29/1985 5 1 Dallas Cowboys / 7th / 237th pick / 2007
98 Connor Barwin 26 WLB 16 16 253 6-3 Cincinnati 10/15/1986 3 8 Houston Texans / 2nd / 46th pick / 2009
50 Bryan Braman 25 14 0 230 6-5 West Texas A&M 5/4/1987 1 1
79 Brandon Brooks 23 6 0 343 6-5 Miami (OH) 8/19/1989 Rook 0 Houston Texans / 3rd / 76th pick / 2012
76 Duane Brown*+ 27 LT 16 16 318 6-4 Virginia Tech 8/30/1985 4 12 Houston Texans / 1st / 26th pick / 2008
62 Antoine Caldwell 26 rg 11 6 307 6-3 Alabama 4/19/1986 3 3 Houston Texans / 3rd / 77th pick / 2009
20 Roc Carmichael 24 6 0 185 5-10 Virginia Tech 9/9/1988 1 0 Houston Texans / 4th / 127th pick / 2011
86 James Casey 28 FB 16 9 235 6-3 Rice 9/22/1984 3 3 Houston Texans / 5th / 152nd pick / 2009
40 Tyler Clutts 28 15 0 260 6-2 11/9/1984 1 0
95 Shaun Cody 29 NT 12 11 292 6-4 USC 1/22/1983 7 5 Detroit Lions / 2nd / 37th pick / 2005
93 Jared Crick 23 15 0 279 6-4 Nebraska 8/21/1989 Rook 2 Houston Texans / 4th / 126th pick / 2012
56 Brian Cushing 25 mlb 5 5 243 6-3 USC 1/24/1987 3 3 Houston Texans / 1st / 15th pick / 2009
81 Owen Daniels* 30 TE 15 13 245 6-3 Wisconsin 11/9/1982 6 6 Houston Texans / 4th / 98th pick / 2006
27 Quintin Demps 27 12 0 203 6-0 Texas-El Paso 6/29/1985 4 1 Philadelphia Eagles / 4th / 117th pick / 2008
52 Tim Dobbins 30 ilb 14 5 245 6-1 Iowa St. 12/10/1982 6 5 San Diego Chargers / 5th / 151st pick / 2006
28 Justin Forsett 27 16 0 190 5-8 California 10/14/1985 4 3 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 233rd pick / 2008
23 Arian Foster* 26 RB 16 16 232 6-0 Tennessee 8/24/1986 3 10
66 Andrew Gardner 26 3 0 304 6-7 Georgia Tech 4/4/1986 3 0 Miami Dolphins / 6th / 181st pick / 2009
88 Garrett Graham 26 te 15 9 245 6-3 Wisconsin 8/4/1986 2 2 Houston Texans / 4th / 118th pick / 2010
17 Shayne Graham 35 16 0 197 6-0 Virginia Tech 12/9/1977 11 3
43 Jonathan Grimes 23 6 0 207 5-10 William & Mary 12/21/1989 Rook 0
26 Brandon Harris 22 8 0 195 5-10 Miami (FL) 1/24/1990 1 1 Houston Texans / 2nd / 60th pick / 2011
68 Ryan Harris 27 rt 16 2 299 6-5 Notre Dame 3/11/1985 5 2 Denver Broncos / 3rd / 70th pick / 2007
16 Trindon Holliday 26 5 0 162 5-5 LSU 4/27/1986 1 0 Houston Texans / 6th / 197th pick / 2010
25 Kareem Jackson 24 LCB 16 15 192 5-10 Alabama 4/10/1988 2 8 Houston Texans / 1st / 20th pick / 2010
53 Bradie James 31 MLB 15 15 243 6-2 LSU 1/17/1981 9 7 Dallas Cowboys / 4th / 103rd pick / 2003
96 Tim Jamison 26 6 0 263 6-3 Michigan 2/26/1986 3 1
18 Lestar Jean 24 wr 14 1 215 6-3 Florida Atlantic 2/5/1988 1 1
80 Andre Johnson* 31 WR 16 16 219 6-3 Miami (FL) 7/11/1981 9 14 Houston Texans / 1st / 3rd pick / 2003
60 Ben Jones 23 RG 16 10 304 6-2 Georgia 7/2/1989 Rook 4 Houston Texans / 4th / 99th pick / 2012
5 Donnie Jones 32 16 0 222 6-2 LSU 7/5/1980 8 3 Seattle Seahawks / 7th / 224th pick / 2004
24 Johnathan Joseph* 28 RCB 14 14 185 5-11 South Carolina 4/16/1984 6 10 Cincinnati Bengals / 1st / 24th pick / 2006
31 Shiloh Keo 25 16 0 223 5-11 Idaho 12/17/1987 1 1 Houston Texans / 5th / 144th pick / 2011
38 Danieal Manning 30 SS 16 16 205 6-0 Abilene Christian 8/9/1982 6 8 Chicago Bears / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2006
82 Keshawn Martin 22 wr 16 1 190 5-11 Michigan St. 3/15/1990 Rook 1 Houston Texans / 4th / 121st pick / 2012
21 Brice McCain 26 c 12 2 185 5-9 Utah 12/10/1986 3 3 Houston Texans / 6th / 188th pick / 2009
90 Terrell McClain 24 3 0 300 6-2 South Florida 7/20/1988 1 0 Carolina Panthers / 3rd / 65th pick / 2011
59 Whitney Mercilus 22 wlb 16 4 261 6-3 Illinois 7/21/1990 Rook 3 Houston Texans / 1st / 26th pick / 2012
92 Earl Mitchell 25 nt 16 3 289 6-1 Arizona 9/25/1987 2 3 Houston Texans / 3rd / 81st pick / 2010
55 Chris Myers* 31 C 16 16 300 6-5 Miami (FL) 9/15/1981 7 8 Denver Broncos / 6th / 200th pick / 2005
57 Jesse Nading 27 16 0 258 6-5 Colorado St. 7/3/1985 4 1
75 Derek Newton 25 RT 14 14 311 6-5 Arkansas St. 11/16/1987 1 6 Houston Texans / 7th / 214th pick / 2011
33 Troy Nolan 26 s 4 1 206 6-1 Arizona St. 9/7/1986 3 0 Houston Texans / 7th / 223rd pick / 2009
35 Eddie Pleasant 24 2 0 208 5-11 Oregon 12/17/1988 Rook 0
11 DeVier Posey 23 11 0 211 6-1 Ohio St. 2/8/1989 Rook 1 Houston Texans / 3rd / 68th pick / 2012
29 Glover Quin 26 FS 16 16 201 5-10 New Mexico 1/15/1986 3 7 Houston Texans / 4th / 112th pick / 2009
58 Brooks Reed 25 SLB 12 12 255 6-3 Arizona 2/28/1987 1 6 Houston Texans / 2nd / 42nd pick / 2011
30 Stanford Routt 29 2 0 195 6-1 Houston 7/26/1983 7 0 Oakland Raiders / 2nd / 38th pick / 2005
97 Barrett Ruud 29 mlb 9 1 242 6-1 Nebraska 5/20/1983 7 1 Tampa Bay Buccaneers / 2nd / 36th pick / 2005
8 Matt Schaub* 31 QB 16 16 235 6-5 Virginia 6/25/1981 8 12 Atlanta Falcons / 3rd / 90th pick / 2004
51 Darryl Sharpton 24 mlb 7 5 229 6-0 Miami (FL) 1/1/1988 2 3 Houston Texans / 4th / 102nd pick / 2010
94 Antonio Smith 31 DE 16 16 274 6-3 Oklahoma St. 10/21/1981 8 8 Arizona Cardinals / 5th / 135th pick / 2004
74 Wade Smith* 31 LG 16 16 300 6-4 Memphis 4/26/1981 9 8 Miami Dolphins / 3rd / 78th pick / 2003
44 Ben Tate 24 11 0 214 5-11 Auburn 8/21/1988 1 2 Houston Texans / 2nd / 58th pick / 2010
83 Kevin Walter 31 WR 16 14 221 6-3 East. Michigan 8/4/1981 9 4 New York Giants / 7th / 255th pick / 2003
99 J.J. Watt*+ 23 DE 16 16 290 6-5 Central Michigan,Wisconsin 3/22/1989 1 20 Houston Texans / 1st / 11th pick / 2011
46 Jon Weeks 26 16 0 255 5-10 Baylor 2/17/1986 2 1
13 T.J. Yates 25 4 0 210 6-3 North Carolina 5/28/1987 1 0 Houston Texans / 5th / 152nd pick / 2011
Team Total 26.0 16 242.3 6-1.8 2.9