Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak collapses on field halftime taken Cheap Jerseys to hospital in ambulance
The Texans have since announced Kubiak is "alert, coherent and in good spirits" at a local hospital. The team also announced he will stay in the hospital at least one more night.primary concern is of course with Gary health and well being. There have been so many people throughout the city and across the country that have reached out to express their love and support and we are thankful for everyone thoughts and prayers. Gary is alert, coherent and in good spirits. He is continuing to be evaluated and monitored," said Texans Executive VP of Football Operations and General Manager Rick Smith in a statement."There was a lot of unknown," said defensive coordinator Wade Phillips, who coached the team after halftime. "Everything was unknown as to what was going on and what happened to Kube."Kubiak hunched over and dropped to his knees at the 24 yard line and was immediately surrounded by medical personnel. He was lifted off the field on a stretcher and taken by cart to the ambulance."We were all Wholesale NFL Jerseys very worried," quarterback Case Keenum said. "When we went back out they told us he was . . . stable. We were all upset about that but trying to stay focused at the same time."The Texans said he didn't have a heart attack. The team said the 52 year old coach, a former NFL quarterback who calls the team's plays, was conscious and was with his family as he was taken to the hospital."He had an episode; he was light headed and dizzy," Houston general manager Rick Smith said in an interview on NBC. "He was evaluated by a number of specialists . . . he is awake and coherent.We have to assess . . . obviously, there's a lot of info. Hopefully, Gary will be back with us tomorrow."Up 21 3 when Kubiak collapsed, the Texans struggled after halftime for their sixth straight loss after opening the season 2 0 with Super Bowl hopes.Veteran safety Ed Reed didn't want to blame the loss what happened to Kubiak.Kubiak's collapse came a day after Denver Broncos coach John Fox was hospitalized in North Carolina as he awaits aortic valve replacement surgery. The 58 year old Fox will have surgery in a few days and will miss several weeks while recuperating.Kubiak has long been known as a top offensive coach, mentoring quarterbacks in Denver under Mike Shanahan and now Matt Schaub and Case Keenum in Houston. Kubiak has had no publicly known health problems.Kubiak was hired in 2006, along with general manager Rick Smith, after the Texans finished a franchise worst 2 14. Smith spent 10 years with Kubiak while the coach was offensive coordinator of the Broncos. Smith was Denver's defensive assistant for four seasons before moving into the front office for his last six years with the Broncos.The pair has helped transform the Texans, which began play in 2002, from league laughingstock to contender. The team went 6 10 in their first year and 8 8 in each of the next two seasons. Expectations were high in 2010 after Houston finished at 9 7 for its first winning record in 2009. But the Texans instead fell to 6 10, which led to many fans calling for Kubiak's firing.His original contract was due to expire after the 2010 season, but owner Bob McNair has stepped up to keep Kubiak and defended him several times amid the bumps. Among recent departures were assistant head coach Alex Gibbs (for Seattle) and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan went to join his father, Mike, in Washington.Last year, the Texans announced contract extensions for both Smith and Kubiak, rewarding them for taking the team to the playoffs last year for the first time. Kubiak's three year agreement has him under contract through 2014.McNair said at the time he offered Kubiak a four year deal, but the coach preferred to make it for three.Kubiak made his mark as Denver's offensive coordinator under Mike Shanahan, winning two Super Bowls. An eighth round pick out of Texas A he spent nine years as John Elway's backup. He finished his career 4 1 as a starter, all in emergency relief of Elway.
NFL and College Football Scores
Turkey and the NFL are two key ingredients to an All American Thanksgiving Day, and in most households across the country both the television and the oven have been on since 11 am. It was an NFL tripleheader this Thanksgiving, with the Jets and the Bengals joining the usual suspect Cowboys and Lions and their erstwhile opponents this year. The player of the day was Tom Brady who threw four TD passes and racked up a perfect quarterback rating as the Patriots offense cranked into high gear in the second half of their game at Detroit.
NFL Scores for Thursday Nov. 25, 2010
The first NFL match up of the day was a tight, back and forth game until Marquis Flowers Youth Jersey the fourth quarter when Tom Brady and the Patriots caught fire and left Detroit in their rear view mirror.
College Football Scores for Thursday Nov. 25, 2010
Texas A 24
The AJ McCarron Youth Jersey Aggies get some long delayed revenge against their arch rival Longhorns in their annual Thanksgiving weekend showdown, although both teams tried to give the win away in a mistake filled game with 7 total turnovers.
Thanksgiving Day NFL and College Football Notes
Tom Brady of the New England Patriots went wild in the 4th quarter of what had been a close game to toss two TD passes as the Patriots revved it up to cruise by the Lions. Brady had a total of 341 yards and four touchdowns on the day, all four in the second half. The performance earned Brady a perfect quarterback rating of 158.3 for only the second time in his career.
Kicker David Buehler of the Cowboys made a 53 yard field goal in the Cowboys loss to the Saints, and just missed a 59 yard effort at the end of the fourth quarter that would have sent the game into overtime.
Cyrus Gray of Texas A ran wild over the defense of the Texas Longhorns racking up 223 yards and 2 touchdown in route to the Aggies big win in Austin.
College Football http://www.bengalsnflofficialauthentic.com/authentic-marquis-flowers-jersey.html Rivalry Weekend
Tomorrow kicks off 2010 college football rivalry weekend and there are several big games on tap both Friday and Saturday before we get back to the NFL action Sunday. Cam Newton and No. 2 Auburn travel to No. 9 Alabama in what could be the biggest game of the season so far. And No. 1 Oregon has to take on No. 20 Arizona in another big rivalry game. Saturday's late offers both Florida vs Florida State and Oklahoma vs Oklahoma State.
For more on college football see:
College Football Scores NCAA Top 25 Football Scores and Summaries
College Football Scores for Nov. 18 20
Published by Clayton Browne
Clayton Browne has a BA and an MS in Anthropology, and has been writing professionally since 1994. He worked for many years in both educational publishing and the translation industry, but eventually felt th. View profile
College Football Scores Top 25 NCAA Football ScoresAll of the Top 10 teams in action won on Saturday, except Stanford, including No. 1 Alabama, No. 2 Ohio State, and No. 3 Boise State. 1 Alabama's big fourth quarter comeback win over Arkansas, and UCLA dominating No.