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barrett
04-27-2010, 01:26 PM
per Nick Scurfield (http://www.houstontexans.com/blog/index.asp?post_id=1130)


CB Kareem Jackson: #25 (SS Nick Ferguson, 2008-09: CB Dexter Wynn, 2006-07; CB Derrick Johnson, 2006; CB Kevin Garrett, 2006; RB Tony Hollings, 2003-05)

RB Ben Tate: #43 (FB Jameel Cook, 2006-07; CB Kenny Wright, 2002-04)

DT Earl Mitchell: #92 (DT Jeff Zgonina, 2007-09; DE Anthony Weaver, 2006; DE Corey Sears, 2002-04)

LB Darryl Sharpton: #51 (LB Chaun Thompson, 2008-09; LB DaShon Polk, 2004-06; LB Jimmy McClain, 2002-03)

TE Garrett Graham: #88 (TE Jeb Putzier, 2006-07; WR Derrick Armstrong, 2004-05; TE Rashod Kent, 2003, WR Avion Black, 2002)

CB Sherrick McManis: #22 (RB Chris Brown, 2008-09; CB Roc Alexander, 2006; SS Ramon Walker, 2005; SS Curry Burns, 2003)

G Shelley Smith: #71 (T Jordan Black, 2007; T Mike Pearson, 2006; T Todd Wade, 2004-05; T Tony Boselli, 2002)

KR Trindon Holliday: #84 (WR Darnell Jenkins, 2008; WR Eric Moulds, 2006; TE Marcellus Rivers, 2005; WR J.J. Moses, 2003-04; WR Jermaine Lewis, 200)

WR Dorin Dickerson: #19 (WR Edell Shepherd, 2006; WR Charlie Adams, 2006)


And some of you may not know that Arian Foster changed his number to #23.

NitroGSXR
04-27-2010, 01:36 PM
71? Looks like Shelley Smith's career is over before it began!

I find it interesting that Holliday's 84. So I guess that means he won't be seeing any time at RB. I can't see him lining up at TE or WR. I woulda gave him a lower number just in case.

TimeKiller
04-27-2010, 01:40 PM
The Texans sure have had a lot of shitty players....

rmartin65
04-27-2010, 01:50 PM
Dickerson's number is sweet. And Holliday's, I guess they are making a him a receiver.

Nitro- I think Holliday can still line up in the backfield with that number, why wouldn't he?

Rey
04-27-2010, 01:50 PM
71? Looks like Shelley Smith's career is over before it began!

I find it interesting that Holliday's 84. So I guess that means he won't be seeing any time at RB. I can't see him lining up at TE or WR. I woulda gave him a lower number just in case.

Kevin Walter motions into the backfield to take pitches...

Maybe if he is running the ball it will be in a situation like that...

Ryan
04-27-2010, 02:18 PM
None of these numbers have had great success so far. Here's to hoping that changes.:texflag:

The Pencil Neck
04-27-2010, 02:21 PM
I find it interesting that Holliday's 84. So I guess that means he won't be seeing any time at RB. I can't see him lining up at TE or WR. I woulda gave him a lower number just in case.

He can play WR and RB or wherever they want to stick him. Just because he's got an 84 number that doesn't mean he can't line up as a RB. It's just that his main position will be listed as WR.

NitroGSXR
04-27-2010, 02:23 PM
Not if we use him like Darren Sproles.

If he lines up at WR, I'm loading up on the other side. Reverses and motions don't work as well with a guy coming off the bench only to do those. A 5 foot-nothing, a hundred-nothing pound rascal is hard to miss at WR in the NFL? Wouldn't you think?

The Pencil Neck
04-27-2010, 02:26 PM
Not if we use him like Darren Sproles.

If he lines up at WR, I'm loading up on the other side. Reverses and motions don't work as well with a guy coming off the bench only to do those. A 5 foot-nothing, a hundred-nothing pound rascal is hard to miss at WR in the NFL? Wouldn't you think?

I see a lot of screens in this guy's future. I also see us using him in motion (to reduce the risk of him getting jammed at the line of scrimmage) and sending him on mad fly patterns where he just flies down the field as fast as he can. Talk about stretching the field.

El Tejano
04-27-2010, 02:32 PM
Anyone else notice that #22 is available?

Can we please not give Tate the same number that Jameel Cook had? It might have fumble germs on it.

Trindon Holliday may have went with 84 because his college number was 8 (right?).

WolverineFan
04-27-2010, 02:33 PM
I see a lot of screens in this guy's future. I also see us using him in motion (to reduce the risk of him getting jammed at the line of scrimmage) and sending him on mad fly patterns where he just flies down the field as fast as he can. Talk about stretching the field.

Yea I see him in the slot a lot and getting some bubble screens. Maybe a few reverses, but I think he has higher upside as a WR than a RB.

Grid
04-27-2010, 02:37 PM
Anyone else notice that #22 is available?

Can we please not give Tate the same number that Jameel Cook had? It might have fumble germs on it.

Trindon Holliday may have went with 84 because his college number was 8 (right?).

Tate asked fans what number he should take :D.

In the end he decided on #43.

Alot of people said to take 22.. personally I recommended 34 :D. He went with 43 because its as close as he could get to 44 heh.

TheCD
04-27-2010, 03:21 PM
CB Sherrick McManis: #22 (RB Chris Brown, 2008-09; CB Roc Alexander, 2006; SS Ramon Walker, 2005; SS Curry Burns, 2003)


Oh thank you Jesus! :specnatz:

Scooter
04-27-2010, 03:33 PM
The Texans sure have had a lot of shitty players....

you're not kidding, that was my first thought as well. ramon walker and jeff zgonina are the only players on that list, which is pretty telling. i do hope that zgonina losing his number doesnt mean he wont be a texan next season though. per play he was our most productive DT last season and that do or die attitude is what we need in the lockerroom.

GP
04-27-2010, 04:00 PM
you're not kidding, that was my first thought as well. ramon walker and jeff zgonina are the only players on that list, which is pretty telling. i do hope that zgonina losing his number doesnt mean he wont be a texan next season though. per play he was our most productive DT last season and that do or die attitude is what we need in the lockerroom.

I would think if you lost your number, to a rookie who just got drafted, then it's a pretty good sign you're gone.

I mean, why would the just-drafted guys be able to even have a chance at the jersey number if the previous owner was going to return and use it?

No guarantees, but it looks as if we won't see those guys back.

Which means Chris Brown is officially done wrecking this team. Hallelujah!

wagonhed
04-27-2010, 04:00 PM
I love hearing about new numbers. #43 is an awesome number for Tate. Love it!

ObsiWan
04-27-2010, 04:17 PM
None of these numbers have had great success so far. Here's to hoping that changes.:texflag:
Hear, Hear!!

Let's hope the success level with these numbers changes like Schaub changed the success level that went with #8.
:hurrah::trophy::texan:

El Tejano
04-27-2010, 04:20 PM
Tate asked fans what number he should take :D.

In the end he decided on #43.

Alot of people said to take 22.. personally I recommended 34 :D. He went with 43 because its as close as he could get to 44 heh.


43 is also 34 in reverse. Perhaps we've finally been shined upon.

GuerillaBlack
04-27-2010, 04:36 PM
43 is also 34 in reverse. Perhaps we've finally been shined upon.

It's a good feeling. Can't wait for the season to start.

MFG16
04-27-2010, 05:56 PM
I know its just a players jersey number and means absolutely nothing but im kinda dissapointed in ben tate's selection. I woulda loved a 24 or 42 or any even number. The only odd number I like is kareems..Off topic but a lot of new rookies picked "bad numbers". bradford as an 8? tebow a 10? berry a 29? it just looks wierd IMO.

ObsiWan
04-27-2010, 09:27 PM
hmmm... 40-something doesn't seem like much of a RB number. More like a FB or safety.

Oh well, if he likes it, I love it.

texasguy346
04-27-2010, 09:36 PM
hmmm... 40-something doesn't seem like much of a RB number. More like a FB or safety.

Oh well, if he likes it, I love it.

I disagree.

Signed,
Darren Sproles

http://www.boston.com/sports/football/patriots/extra_points/darren_sproles.jpg

gg no re
04-27-2010, 09:55 PM
Whoa whoa whoa... there was a player named Curry Burns???

GP
04-27-2010, 10:00 PM
http://image.automotive.com/f/incoming/10048822+pheader/0510_HRDP_01_z_088-94-PETTY.jpg

brakos82
04-27-2010, 10:17 PM
http://image.automotive.com/f/incoming/10048822+pheader/0510_HRDP_01_z_088-94-PETTY.jpg

:jam:

GP
04-27-2010, 10:31 PM
:jam:

:rally:

JB
04-27-2010, 10:39 PM
you're not kidding, that was my first thought as well. ramon walker and jeff zgonina are the only players on that list, which is pretty telling. i do hope that zgonina losing his number doesnt mean he wont be a texan next season though. per play he was our most productive DT last season and that do or die attitude is what we need in the lockerroom.

Tim Jamison took his number last year, and then in TC they saw the needed to re-sign him, Jamison had to switch his number.

CloakNNNdagger
04-28-2010, 07:09 PM
:)43 is also 34 in reverse. Perhaps we've finally been shined upon.


In light of Tate's move, Leach also has reversed his number this year. 44 is also 44 in reverse. We've definitely been shined upon.:)

BigBull17
04-28-2010, 07:15 PM
hmmm... 40-something doesn't seem like much of a RB number. More like a FB or safety.

Oh well, if he likes it, I love it.

I hate 40 numbers. I like 30's or 20's. As long as no Houston RB ever gets 37, Im ok.

CloakNNNdagger
04-28-2010, 07:23 PM
http://rlv.zcache.com/43_yr_old_gag_gift_mousepad-p144457828902079710trak_400.jpg

SIGNED,

TRINDON HOLLIDAY

barrett
04-28-2010, 10:21 PM
why would he sign that exactly? or is he really into mouse pads?

The Pencil Neck
04-28-2010, 10:25 PM
I hate 40 numbers. I like 30's or 20's. As long as no Houston RB ever gets 37, Im ok.

You mean, like Arian Foster?

(Hey, wait. I just checked the roster. When did Arian change his number to 23?)

Texan_Bill
04-28-2010, 10:28 PM
Tate asked fans what number he should take :D.

In the end he decided on #43.

Alot of people said to take 22.. personally I recommended 34 :D. He went with 43 because its as close as he could get to 44 heh.

No one, but no one should ever be #34 in the city of Houston. That number is reserved for Earl, Nolan and Hakeem... ;)

JB
04-28-2010, 11:09 PM
No one, but no one should ever be #34 in the city of Houston. That number is reserved for Earl, Nolan and Hakeem... ;)

We still have Hockey & Soccer for a legend to fill