- Dec 5, 2015
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
Houston Texans founder and owner Robert McNair died Friday in Houston after battling both leukemia and squamous cell carcinoma. He was 81.
McNair died surrounded by his family, including his wife, Janice, the team announced. Although the team did not release his official cause of death, he was said to have passed “peacefully.”
McNair left a lasting mark on the NFL community after bringing football back to Houston in 1998 when he formed Houston NFL Holdings. The following year he was given the 32nd NFL franchise and the team played their first season in 2002.
God Bless Texas and Bob McNair. A big lose for the entire state of Texas.