Once schools reopened, the Texans made a special trip to Uvalde to help the community continue to recover from the Robb Elementary School shooting in May.
Texans head coach Robbie Smith visited the Uvalde Coyote High School football team with linebackers Kam Grujer-Hill and Christian Kirksey. I met with the players before playing against the Eagle Pass Win Mavericks.
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The Texan also hosted a soccer clinic for young students.
According to the Texans’ official website, Kirksey told the team, “It’s an honor to be here with you all. We know you’re going to have a great season and we’re with you.” .”
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Earlier this week, the Texans gave the Coyotes new Nike-branded uniforms. They also invited Uvalde’s players for the season opener against the Indianapolis Colts on September 11.
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The Texans have partnered with supermarket chain HEB to cover travel, lodging and suites at NRG Stadium. Houston will also wear a special “Uvalde Strong” helmet decal for him during the match.
In June, the Texans donated $400,000 to the Robb Elementary School Memorial Fund. Funds were used to provide financial support to the community.
“You guys are with us and we are with you through everything,” Grouger-Hill told the team. Good Morning America interview“Words cannot describe or help you with what you’ve been through. We can only empathize and be there for you. What you’re doing for this city is It’s wonderful.”
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Late in the fourth quarter, the Coyotes ran 51 yards into the red zone. On the next play, senior his receiver Devon Franklin scored the winning touchdown.
“It was really emotional,” said Franklin Spectrum News 1 Texas “I can’t explain it. Everyone was saying we couldn’t let this go on. Everyone here was here to see the show. That’s what we wanted to offer them.” It’s something.”
“We wanted to give them the win. That’s what we did.”