The Houston Texans are a professional American football team based in Houston, Texas. The team competes in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) South division.
The Texans first played 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’s majority owner is Bob McNair. The team clinched its first playoff berth during the 2011 season as AFC South division champions. The Texans repeated as AFC South champions in 2012 and 2015.