Chad Torress Slade (born May 4, 1992) is an American football guard for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Auburn.

 

 

College career

Slade was a four-year starter at Auburn from 2010-14. His 49 career starts were the second most among SEC offensive lineman and fourth-most in Auburn history.

Professional career

Slade signed with the Houston Texans as an undrafted free agent on May 8, 2015.[4] He was placed on injured reserve on September 5, 2015, where he spent his entire rookie season.[5]

On September 3, 2016, Slade was waived by the Texans and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[6][7] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Texans on January 16, 2017 after spending the entire season on their practice squad.[8]

On September 2, 2017, Slade was waived by the Texans and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[9][10] He was promoted to the active roster on November 29, 2017.[11]