Found December 09, 2012 on State of the Texans:
The Houston Texans have once again set the trend for the NFL, when they decided to step out of the box by getting letterman’s jackets for the entire roster. Defensive players Shaun Cody and Connor Barwin came up with the idea and it has taken a life of its own.   Texans Going Back in Time     The entire #Texans team- offense, defense, special teams- got letterman’s jackets. @shauncody95 & @connorbarwin98‘s idea — Nick Scurfield (@NickScurfield) December 7, 2012                                                                                                                                

Houston Texans rock high school letterman jackets

Houston Texans nose tackle Shaun Cody had an idea. He thought it would be pretty cool for the team to rock letterman jackets like high school varsity football players do. So he recuited OLB Conner Barwin , and he worked with the equipment manager to make it happen. "I used to say before the season it feels like we're on a college team," Barwin said, via the Houston...

Houston Texans get letterman jackets (Photo)

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Pro Football Weekly reports NT Shaun Cody is “unlikely to be with the Texans in 2013.” PFW notes that Earl Mitchell has played well enough with Cody out of the lineup that he could afford Houston the ability to move on without the veteran nose tackle. Cody, 29, will be a free agent at the end of the season, but it seems likely that the Texans will consider drafting a replacement...

Houston Texans to wear custom letterman jackets on Monday

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Texans order up new letterman jackets

Answer: Really badly. The Houston Texans debuted these custom made high school letterman jackets as they prepare to do battle against the New England Patriots the weekend. The Houston Chronicle talked to linebacker Connor Barwin (left) about the inspiration for the jacket: “I used to say before the season it feels like we’re on a college team,” Texans outside linebacker Connor...

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