Houston Texans raise $400,000 for Uvalde community after Robb Elementary shooting
The Houston Texans have always raised money for the community. On Wednesday, they announced they've raised a total of $400,000 for those in Uvalde in the wake of the Robb Elementary School shooting that killed 19 students and two teachers.
The Texans’ new coach, the week in politics, and Mardi Gras returns to Galveston (Feb. 9, 2022) – Houston Public Media
We examine the Texans’ latest coaching move in light of a recent discrimination suit, we discuss the latest developments in politics, and, after being cancelled in 2021, Mardi Gras is coming back to Galveston.houstonpublicmedia.org
🔒 Lovie Smith 1-on-1: The Houston Texans’ new head coach speaks at length with KPRC 2′s Randy McIlvoy
It’s been a whirlwind 24 hours for Lovie Smith. In that time, the Houston Texans announced he was the team’s head coach, he then was introduced formally as such in a press conference, and then to cap it off, he sat down 1-on-1 with KPRC 2 sports director Randy McIlvoy for a wide-ranging conversation on what the Lovie Smith era will bring to Houston Texans nation.
🔒FULL INTERVIEW: NBC Sports NFL analyst and former Texas Longhorn Chris Simms dishes on the Super Bowl and the Texans’ head coaching hire of Lovie Smith
It's the beginning of Super Bowl week and NBC Sports national NFL analyst Chris Simms spoke with KPRC 2's Randy McIlvoy with his thoughts on the big game as well as the Houston Texans' head-coaching hire of Lovie Smith.
🔒 Instant reaction from KPRC 2′s Randy McIlvoy to the Houston Texans’ expected hiring of Lovie Smith as their head coach
Earlier today, KPRC 2 sports director Randy McIlvoy confirmed the news that the Houston Texans will hire Lovie Smith as their head coach. Here's his reaction, exclusive to KPRC 2 Insiders.
Five More Potential Houston Texan Swerves in Crazy 2021 Offseason
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. Since Zack Cunningham is younger and better at football, he will be the one that the Texans keep. The sensible thing is to just let Whitney play out 2021, and then cut him for a much smaller cap hit in 2022. Laremy Tunsil demands a tradeOnce Deshaun Watson is traded and gone, Tunsil will be the only Pro Bowl player left on this roster. So if he sees Watson demand a trade and get out of here, what would stop Tunsil from doing the same thing?houstonpress.com
New 7th seed helps Bears 8 years too late for Lovie Smith
Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy watches during the first half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)While Matt Nagy gets to coach Chicago in the playoffs despite a middling 8-8 record that could help save his job, former Bears coach Lovie Smith can only wonder if the extra team in the postseason could have helped him eight years ago. Smith’s Bears teams from the beginning of last decade are near the top of that list. Chicago lost five of six and missed the postseason as the seventh seed with an 8-8 mark. The tough-luck missing playoff team that season was the Giants, who missed out the year before Eli Manning and Co. won their second Super Bowl under coach Tom Coughlin.
Illinois hires Bielema as coach to lift struggling program
Bielema is returning to the Big Ten and his home state to coach Illinois. Illinois hired the former Wisconsin and Arkansas coach, hoping he can turn around a program with nine straight losing seasons. Illinois said Bielema will receive a six-year contract with an annual salary starting at $4.2 million, and begin work immediately. He became the third coach in NCAA history to win 12 games in his rookie season when Wisconsin went 12-1 in 2006. In January, the New York Giants and new head coach Joe Judge hired Bielema as outside linebackers coach and senior assistant.
Illinois fires coach Lovie Smith after 5 seasons
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois fired coach Lovie Smith on Sunday with a game left in its ninth consecutive losing season. Smith became Illinois' first Black head football coach when he was hired by athletic director Josh Whitman in March 2016. The longtime NFL coach went 17-39 in five seasons at the school. The Illini made one postseason appearance under Smith, losing 35-20 to California in the Redbox Bowl in 2019. The slide continued into this year, with Illinois losing its first three by a combined 117-45 score.