Lamarr Houston
DE #99
TOTAL 100 302 231 71 30 0 7 1 0 15 -- 15
2017 CHI 5 10 8 2 4 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2017 HOU 5 7 6 1 1 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2016 CHI 2 4 2 2 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2015 CHI 16 42 36 6 8 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 CHI 8 11 8 3 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2013 OAK 16 69 56 13 6 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 OAK 16 69 49 20 4 -- 2 -- -- -- -- --
2011 OAK 16 51 36 15 1 -- 3 1 0 15 15 15
2010 OAK 16 39 30 9 5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Selected by Oakland Raiders in second round (44th overall) of 2010 NFL Draft, April 23, 2010…Signed first contract, July 29, 2010.

Selected by Oakland Raiders in second round (44th overall) of 2010 NFL Draft, April 23, 2010…Signed first contract, July 29, 2010.

At a glance

  • The Raiders' second-round selection (44th overall) in 2010, garnered All-Rookie Team honors in 2010.
  • At Texas, started 20 games at defensive tackle and 13 at defensive end.
  • Born in San Francisco, lived in Sacramento until age 5.
  • Grew up in Colorado Springs, Colo., and earned all-state honors as a running back, finishing with 3,325 yards and 49 TDs on the ground.

CAREER: Aggressive defensive lineman, has played in 64 games with 60 starts in three NFL seasons…Career totals include 228 tackles (171 solo), 16 sacks, five passes defensed, six fumble recoveries and one interception.

2013: Moved to the right side prior to the season and started all 16 games...Served as defensive captain...Led team with a career-high six sacks for 52 yards in losses...Led Raiders defensive linemen with 71 tackles (55 solo) and forced a career-high two fumbles...(9/8) at Ind.: Started fourth-straight season opener and made 29th consecutive start...Recorded a sack of QB Andrew Luck late in the second quarter helping force a second-straight three-and-out...(9/15) vs. Jac.: Posted two tackles, including a 9-yard tackle for loss in the third quarter...(9/23) at Den.: Sacked QB Peyton Manning in the third quarter, forcing a fumble that was recovered by DE Jason Hunter and led to a Raiders touchdown drive...(9/29) vs. Was.: Credited with four tackles (three)...Combined with DL Brian Sanford on a tackle for loss in the first quarter, stopping RB Alfred Morris for a 1-yard loss...(10/6) vs. SD: Added to his team-leading sack total in the second quarter, breaking free from QB Philip Rivers’ blind side and dropping him for a 9-yard loss on a third-and-4 play...Also pressured Rivers into throwing a fourth-quarter interception...Posted six tackles (five)...(10/13) at KC: Recorded three tackles (two)...(10/27) vs. Pit.: Proved to be a disruptive force on the defensive line, racking up five tackles (four) and his fourth sack of the season...Got to QB Ben Roethlisberger for a 9-yard loss in the second quarter...Credited with two quarterback pressures and three quarterback hits according to official coach review statistics...(11/3) vs. Phi.: Recorded three tackles (one) and one quarterback pressure...(11/10) at NYG: Forced a first-quarter fumble, stripping RB Peyton Hillis to set up a Raiders scoring drive...(11/17) at Hou.: Notched fifth sack of the season, dropping QB Case Keenum for a 15-yard loss on a third-and-12 play to move the Texans out of field goal range and force a first-quarter punt...Credited with four tackles (two)...(11/24) vs. Ten.: Totaled six tackles (five)...(11/28) at Dal.: Credited with two solo tackles...Stopped RB Lance Dunbar for no gain on a second-and-6 play in the fourth quarter, helping to force an eventual punt...(12/8) at NYJ: Posted four tackles (two)...Teamed with LB Sio Moore to stop RB Chris Ivory for no gain on a second-down play in the third quarter...(12/15) vs. KC: Provided disruptive pressure throughout the game, totaling five solo tackles...(12/22) at SD: Totaled six tackles (four)...(12/29) vs. Den.: Sacked Manning in the second quarter for a 9-yard loss...Racked up a season-high seven solo tackles.

2012: Started all 16 games, extending his starting streak to 28 contests…In 856 defensive snaps, registered 77 tackles (58 solo), two passes defensed, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and a team-leading 4.5 sacks…Led the team in both QB hits (31) and tackles for loss (14), and finished second with 17 pressures…Also tied for the team lead with three interceptions caused…(9/30) at Den.: Hustled nearly 50 yards to be in place to recover a Demaryius Thomas fumble at the Raiders’ 4-yard line in the second quarter…(10/14) at Atl.: Registered four QB hits, and helped force an interception with pressure in the second quarter; then on crucial goal-line stand late in third quarter, one play after Atlanta returned a fumble to the Raiders’ 2, pressured Matt Ryan on a first-down incompletion…Also drew both Atlanta penalties in game…(10/21) vs. Jac.: Garnered AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors – the first Oakland player to receive that award since Kamerion Wimbley in Week 17 of 2010 – with monumental effort in 26-23 overtime win; made four significant plays over the final four Jacksonville drives, none more important than forcing an OT fumble after a Cecil Shorts reception, setting up Sebastian Janikowski’s walk-off field goal…Began fourth quarter by sacking Chad Henne, shooting at the QB’s ankles from a sprinter’s stance to force Jacksonville to settle for a field goal after a Raiders fumble deep in their own territory, then dropped Rashad Jennings for a 1-yard gain just prior to the two-minute warning in a tie game…Also stuffed Jennings on first play of overtime…Earlier, nearly registered a safety by flooring Jennings for a 4-yard loss to the Jags’ 3, and registered a pair of pressures, one to force an incompletion one play after a Raiders interception, and another that came dangerously close to intentional grounding…(10/28) at KC: Elected a game-week captain prior to contest…Drew a first-half holding penalty to negate a big gain, then batted down a Matt Cassel pass early in second half…(11/4) vs. TB: Made a phenomenal individual effort to block a first-quarter FG attempt, powering through the line before batting away the kick with his hand, then scooped up the loose ball and returned it 34 yards to set up the game’s first points…(11/11) at Bal.: Created a third-quarter incompletion with pressure on Joe Flacco…(11/25) at Cin.: Drew a first-quarter holding penalty and forced an incompletion with third-quarter pressure…(12/2) vs. Cle.: Dropped Trent Richardson for a 2-yard loss on third down to force a second-quarter field-goal attempt, forced another FG attempt with pressure on Brandon Weeden early in second half, deflected a Weeden incompletion late in the third quarter, then sacked Weeden early in the final stanza…(12/6) vs. Den.: Against Peyton Manning, had two pressures and one sack, drew a holding call and forced an interception…Dropped the future Hall of Famer for a 10-yard loss on third down to force a first-quarter field-goal attempt…Midway through the second quarter, obstructed Manning’s arm before his release to allow Phillip Adams to intercept the pass…On a third-quarter goal-line stand, his penetration created a lane for Desmond Bryant to throw Knowshon Moreno for a 1-yard loss…(12/16) vs. KC: Played nearly every snap in 15-0 win, Oakland’s first shutout in 10 years; helped limit Chiefs to 119 total yards, fewest by a Raiders defense since 1975…Stuffed AFC’s leading rusher, Jamaal Charles, for no gain on first play of game, helping Oakland match its franchise record by allowing just 10 rushing yards…Also created a second-quarter incompletion to force a punt, drew a holding penalty that nullified a long run, and late in the third quarter, on fourth and goal, applied instant pressure on Quinn, forcing a quick release to a well-covered receiver…(12/23) at Car.: Forced second- and third-quarter incompletions with pressure, then threw DeAngelo Williams for a loss on a fourth-quarter run…(12/30) at SD: Sacked Philip Rivers to end the Chargers’ initial series…Also posted a career-best 11 tackles.

2011: Played in all 16 games with 13 starts…Totaled 51 tackles (36), one sack, three passes defensed and one interception…Also tied for fifth in the AFC with two fumble recoveries…(9/12) at DEN: Recovered a fourth-quarter fumble by Kyle Orton that set up a Raiders touchdown drive in a 23-20 win…(10/9) at HOU: Registered first career interception, picking off Matt Schaub and returning it for 15 yards to set up a Raiders field goal in first game after the passing of owner Al Davis…Also deflected another pass…(10/16) vs. CLE: Recorded sixth career sack, dropping Colt McCoy in first home game since Davis’ passing…(11/6) vs. DEN: Tied a career high with seven tackles (six solo)…(11/10) at SD: Recovered a fumble by Philip Rivers on the game’s final play, preserving a 24-17 victory.

2010: Saw action in all 16 games and made 15 starts in first NFL season…Named to The Sporting News’ All-Rookie Team…Tied for fifth on the team with five sacks …Added 39 tackles (30 solo), one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries…(9/12) at TEN: Made NFL debut, starting at DE…(9/19) vs. STL: Recorded first career sack, dropping Sam Bradford for a 13-yard loss…(10/10) vs. SD: Recovered a fumble on a first-quarter sack deep in Raiders territory to halt a potential scoring drive…(10/24) at DEN: Recovered a first-quarter fumble at Denver’s 21-yard line, setting up a Raiders touchdown…(10/31) vs. SEA: Sacked Matt Hasselbeck, forcing a fumble on the play…(11/21) at PIT: Set a career high with seven tackles (five solo), including a Ben Roethlisberger sack…(12/5) at SD: Again sacked Rivers, this time late in the third quarter to force the Chargers to settle for a field goal in a 28-13 Oakland win…(1/2/11) at KC: Totaled five tackles (four)…Notched his fifth sack of the season, getting to QB Matt Cassel late in the game, forcing an unsuccessful fourth-and-12 in a 31-10 win.

COLLEGE: Played in 50 games with 33 starts at Texas…Started 20 games at defensive tackle and 13 at defensive end…Totaled 160 stops, 14 sacks, 41 tackles for loss, 13 passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble…Started 13 games at defensive tackle as a senior…Named second-team All-Big 12 by the Associated Press, conference coaches, Dallas Morning News and Fort Worth Star-Telegram…Helped Texas rank eighth nationally in scoring defense (15.2 points per game), third in total defense (251.1 yards per game), first in rushing defense (62.2), 11th in pass-efficiency defense (101.3 rating) and 23rd in pass defense (188.9)…In 2009, posted 58 stops, 20 tackles for loss, 28 hurries, seven sacks, four passes defensed and two fumble recoveries…Appeared in 12 games as a junior, making eight starts at defensive tackle…Also garnered second-team academic All-Big 12 recognition…Helped Texas lead the Big 12 in scoring defense (18.8) and total defense (342.9), in addition to rushing defense (83.5), which also ranked third in the nation …Tallied 22 stops, 1½ sacks, seven tackles for loss, 11 hurries and five passes defensed…Registered two tackles against Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl…As a sophomore, appeared in all 13 games, starting 11 at defensive end …Helped Longhorns give up just 93.4 rushing yards per game, sixth in the nation…Led the team in 2007 with 12 tackles for loss and 24 hurries, to go along with 66 tackles, 4½ sacks, four passes defensed and a forced fumble…Earned the first start of his career and notched six tackles, a sack and a pass defensed, against TCU… Appeared in 11 games at defensive end and on special teams as a true freshman…Posted 14 tackles, two tackles for loss, a sack and two hurries…Was a three-time member of UT’s Athletics Director’s Honor Roll…Corporate communications major.

PERSONAL: Attended Thomas B. Doherty High School in Colorado Springs, Colo.…A prep All-American and two-time all-state selection as a running back and linebacker…Earned Parade All-America honors as a linebacker…Also named second-team All-American by EA Sports…Finished career with 3,325 yards rushing and 49 TDs, along with 239 tackles and 13 sacks in three seasons…Posted more than 100 tackles in each of his final two prep campaigns…Averaged 8.1 yards on 411 carries during his career…Named the Rocky Mountain News Colorado Defensive Player of the Year as a senior…Also earned Gatorade’s Player of the Year in Colorado…Named first-team all-state as a junior, one of only three juniors to earn that distinction …As a sophomore, earned first-team all-conference, second-team all-area and first-team all-city honors while playing fullback and defensive end…Also competed in basketball and track and field…Born in San Francisco and lived in Sacramento until he was 5…Cousin, Stan Gill, played tailback at Stanford…Represented team at Madden-Marriucci Battle of the Bay in June 2012…Spent time volunteering with the children of Frick Middle School of Oakland in December 2011…Volunteered at the November 2011 G-Fit Gatorade Clinic at the Google campus in San Francisco.

Recent Videos

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    Posted Sep 23, 2013

    Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is sacked at Oakland Raiders 15 yard line and fumbles the ball. Raiders defensive end Jason hunter recovers the ball for 15 yards.

  • Lamarr Houston on NFL AM

    Posted Jul 22, 2013

    Oakland Raiders DE Lamarr Houston talks all things Silver and Black on NFL Network's NFL AM.

  • Lamarr Houston Talks Mini-Camp

    Posted Jun 12, 2013

    Raiders DE Lamarr Houston spoke to the media after Wednesday's mandatory mini-camp practice.

  • Behind the Shield with Lamarr Houston

    Posted Apr 24, 2013

    Jeanette Thompson sat down with DE Lamarr Houston on the eve of the 2013 NFL Draft.

  • Houston blocked field goal

    Posted Nov 4, 2012

    Oakland Raiders defensive lineman Lamarr Houston blocks a Tampa Bay Buccaneers' field goal and recovers the ball for a 34-yard return.