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Texans owner Bob McNair dead at age 81

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair walks on the field before his team plays the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Wild Card game at NRG Stadium on January 7, 2017 in Houston.
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair walks on the field before his team plays the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Wild Card game at NRG Stadium on January 7, 2017 in Houston. (Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

HOUSTON – Houston Texans Founder, Senior Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bob McNair passed away Friday in Houston.

KSAT.com's sister station, Click2Houston.com, received a statement from the Texans on McNair's passing:

"It is with deep sadness that we announce Houston Texans Founder, Senior Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and philanthropist, Robert C. McNair passed away peacefully in Houston today with his loving wife, Janice, and his family by his side."

For more, click here to visit Click2Houston's website.


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