Receive all the recent news stories including scores and standings with Houston Texans football updates on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The Houston Texans are a professional American football team based in Houston, Texas, United States. The team is currently a member of the Southern Division of the American Football Conference (AFC) in the NFL. The Texans joined the NFL in 2002 as an expansion team after Houston’s previous franchise, the Houston Oilers, moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where they are now the Tennessee Titans. The team majority owner is Bob McNair. The name “Houston Oilers” was unavailable to the expansion team, as that name was still owned by the Tennessee Titans, whose owner Bud Adams had retired the name from use in 1999.
On March 2, 2000, Houston NFL 2002 announced that the team name search had been narrowed down to six choices: Apollos, Bobcats, Stallions, Texans, Toros and Wildcatters. The list of names was determined after several months of research conducted jointly by Houston NFL 2002 and NFL Properties. An online survey regarding the name generated more than 65,000 responses in just seven days. In April, the list of six names was narrowed down to three: Apollos, Stallions and Texans. The name that was chosen, the “Houston Texans,” had previously been the name of a defunct World Football League franchise, which moved to Louisiana to become the Shreveport Steamer. The nickname “Texans” was also used by the precursor of the NFL’s present-day Kansas City Chiefs, the Dallas Texans. The nickname “Texans” was more recently used by the now-defunct Canadian Football League franchise in San Antonio. Owner Bob McNair did have to make a deal with Chiefs’ owner Lamar Hunt to use the Texans nickname for his new team. We have found a few Houston Texans apps that could be of interest to loyal fans.
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Houston Texans Mobile App by YinzCam / Texans is a free official mobile app for fans that need to access breaking news as it happens. View all the statistics including video clips of press conferences and player interviews. Keep updated with box score, out-of-town scores division and conference standings as well as ability to purchase tickets for games. Take a look at an interactive map of Reliant Stadium with searchable concessions stands and amenities and access Twitter to see all the tweets. To find out more about this, visit the iTunes App Store.
Houston Texans Football Live by Yuan Ventures contains all the latest news and live tweets. Fans will get the chance to see live scores and standings including current schedule, roster data, stats and great photos. For $2.99 at the App Store, this application also contains full articles from various different sources with large size images instead of tiny thumbnail pictures.
Football Fans – Houston by Brighthouse Labs is the ideal app for fans who want get instant access to game scores, league standings, current team statistics and the latest video news. Available at the App Store for $0.99 this application has an extensive team bio along with daily updated news. There is also an integrated chat feature for fans to communicate and discuss relevant topics.
Houston Football Pro Gridiron Fan by Reflect7 has everything from current news reports to live scoring, standings, roster data and schedule. Fans will also get the opportunity to view team wiki facts, videos and match-up statistics. For $1.99 at the App Store, this application even has the ability to buy football tickets from the convenience of your phone.
Get all the breaking news, scores and standings with easy to use apps. Are the Houston Texans the only sports team you support or are you a fan of all the local teams? Monitor your team’s progress with the help of useful apps.