The San Francisco 49ers and Houston Texans have faced off eight times, five times in the preseason and three times in the regular season. Here are the best shots from those games.
The San Francisco 49ers will host the Houston Texans at 4:00 p.m., Sunday, August 14th, in the 2016 preseason opener at Levi's Stadium. The game will be televised locally on KPIX 5 with radio broadcasts available in the Bay Area on KGO 810 AM, KSAN 107.7 FM The Bone and in Spanish on ESPN Deportes and KKSF 910 AM. Fans looking for tickets to Sunday's game should visit the NFL Ticket Exchange, the only ticket re-sale website officially supported by the 49ers and the NFL. Parking lots will open at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday. Faithful Mile and premium gates will open at 1:00 p.m. and all gates to the stadium will open at 2:00 p.m.
Please visit the following link for the informative Texans vs. 49ers Game Day Guide, featuring event information, parking and directions, public transportation information, a detailed stadium map, full security policies and a fan information guide: http://www.levisstadium.com/event/2016-08-14-49ers-vs-texans/http://www.levisstadium.com/event/2016-08-14-49ers-vs-texans/.[
](http://www.levisstadium.com/event/2016-08-14-49ers-vs-texans/http:/www.levisstadium.com/event/2016-08-14-49ers-vs-texans/)Please visit the link below to view the 49ers Weekly Game release for all the information you need to know about this week's matchup: http://49ers.1stroundmediagroup.com/weeklybooks./
WHAT'S NEW FOR 49ERS SEASON TICKET MEMBERS IN 2016
-10 percent discount on all in-store merchandise purchases at 49ers Team Store locations when showing the Season Ticket Member badge available in the Levi's Stadium App.
-10 percent discount at Levi's Stadium concession stands during 49ers games when showing the Season Ticket Member badge available in the Levi's Stadium App.
-Complimentary passes to the 49ers Museum presented by Sony.
-49ers Season Ticket Members should contact their service reps for information on additional perks now available to them.
WHAT'S HAPPENING AT THIS WEEK'S 49ERS GAME
-The National Anthem will be performed Salina Boodoosingh, who is stationed at Travis Air Force Base as a Senior Airmen in the United States Air Force.
-The colors will be presented by Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma.
-In keeping with the great tradition of the legendary Candlestick foghorn, a special guest is chosen each week to get the crowd started by energizing the foghorn prior to kickoff. This week's Foghorn Energizer is Diana Housel, a 2015 Faithful Football Winner.
-Halftime entertainment will feature a ceremony highlighting the 2015 Season Faithful Football winners.
-San Francisco 49ers fans will also be treated to an electrifying performance by the 49ers official drumline, Niner Noise, during halftime. Drummers from across the United States and Canada auditioned to be a part of this dynamic team. Niner Noise is produced by e2k Sports, in collaboration with the world-champion Concord Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps, and directed by Dave Gibbs and Ryan Odello.
-The Faithful Mile will host Daryl Black, who was introduced to the world when he stepped on the X-Factor stage in San Francisco to sing "Stereo Hearts" by the Gym Class Heroes. Black has continued to build on his "X-Factor" success with a chart topping debut EP titled "Life."
-The Dignity Health Play Kind Zone is open pregame through the end of halftime for families attending the game with young children. The Youngest of the Faithful can partake in skills and drills, take a trip down a larger than life football slide, get their "My First 49ers Game" credential, enjoy complimentary face painting, air brush tattoo's or game day hair coloring.
View images of the marquee players from the 49ers first preseason opponent the Houston Texans.
-The San Francisco 49ers, in conjunction with other Bay Area professional sports teams, have selected seven recipients for the 2016 Bay Area All-Star Scholarship Team program. The students will be honored and recognized during the pregame ceremony for their dedication and hard work, for which they will receive a scholarship to help them achieve their goals of higher education.
-In celebration of the NFL's "Play Football Month" campaign, each home game in August will highlight youth football in the Bay Area, including free tickets to youth football teams that are Heads Up Football certified.
-Hometown Heroes, presented by U.S. Bank, will recognize local service members U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jeffery Scott Criddell Jr. and U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant Kevin Centinaje on the video board during the fifth timeout of the first quarter in recognition of their military service.
-49ers magnets schedules courtesy of Bud Light will be handed out to fans upon arrival at Sunday's game.
-Levi's® will surprise fans wearing Levi's gear to the 49ers games for the entire 2016 season.
-49ers win = 49% off all regular priced* *online pizza orders courtesy of Papa John's after the game at www.papajohns.com using code 49ERS at checkout.
-3 Sacks = Free Haircut at your participating Great Clips – remember to text for the code when prompted to do so on the video board.