In addition to the equipment contract, Nike will produce a wide range of apparel for NFL teams and their fans. New Era is now the officially licensed producer of on-field and draft-day hats for all 32 teams, and Brand 47 will produce premium team-branded hats and apparel as well.
New Texans merchandise from Nike, New Era and Brand 47 is already available in the Go Texan Store at Reliant Stadium and at the Houston Texans Online shop. Fans may begin preordering the new Nike jerseys on Sunday, April 15 through NFLShop.com. Those preordered jerseys will begin shipping on April 27.
Texans fans will have their first opportunity to purchase the jerseys in person on Thursday, April 26 at the Go Texan Store and at the 2012 Draft Party presented by Miller Lite. Free tickets for the Draft Party may be downloaded at HoustonTexans.com. Texans season ticket holders have an exclusive opportunity to download the tickets now before they become available to the general public on Thursday, April 5.