On March 2, 2000, Houston NFL 2002 announced that the team name search had been narrowed down to five choices: Apollos, Bobcats, Stallions, Texans, and Wildcatters. The list of names was determined after several months of research conducted jointly by Houston NFL 2002 and NFL Properties. An online survey regarding the name generated more than 65,000 responses in just seven days.
Who came up with the "Houston Texans" team name? What's next, the Philadelphia Pennsylvanians? The New York New Yorkers? The United States United Statesians?