Houston Texan’s owner Bob McNair died Friday at 81 in Houston.
“We are deeply sad to announce Houston Texan’s founder, superintendent and chief executive officer and philanthropist, Robert C. McNair went peacefully in Houston today with his loving wife Janice and his family at his side,” said the team in a statement.
McNair had four children and 15 grandchildren.
“He was a great master of Houston and worked hard to make sure our city got maximum value from the presence of the Texans and NFL,” said Jamey Rootes, the teaser’s perspective.
Secretary General Brian Gaine and Head coach Bill O & # 39 Brien gave both statements that commended McNair’s “support” and “generosity to the city of Houston” and offer thoughts and prayers to his family.
McNair formed Houston NFL Holdings 1
998 and on October 5, 1999, he was awarded the 32nd NFL franchise. The franchise replaced Houston Oilers, who had moved to Tennessee in 1997 and eventually became the titans.
McNair got on fire in October 2017 after saying at a NFL shareholders meeting “we can not get the prisoners who run the prison,” referring to NFL player demonstrations during the national anthem. McNair apologized and said his comments were about “the relationship between league offices and team owners” and not the players themselves. 9659002] Texan’s opening season was 2002, and Houston’s NRG Stadium hosts two Super Bowls, XXXVIII and LI. The Texans have won four division titles – 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016 – and are 3-4 full time in the playoffs.