The field of 156 starts play on Thursday with a purse of $6.2 million in front of them. Phil Mickelson and defending winner Hunter Mahan are among the first to tee off.
Houston residents will be able to get in on the 2012 bowl action this weekend when the Meineke Car Care Bowl takes center stage at Reliant Stadium, where MInnesota will face Texas Tech.
The Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls will take center stage Christmas night on ESPN, when they square off from the United Center.
The Houston Texans lead the Indianapolis Colts, 20-10, at halftime of their game in Houston, Texas.
Matt Schaub connected with Andre Johnson on a three-yard pass for the big blow of the first quarter and the Houston Texans lead the Indianapolis Colts 10-0 after 15 minutes of play.
The Houston Texans cruised through the first half of their game against the Tennessee Titans and are up, 21-3, at halftime.
Johnny Manziel threw for three touchdowns and rushed for two more to lead Texas A&M past Missouri and strengthen his case as this year's Heisman Trophy frontrunner.
It was just a regular season game, but it didn't seem like one when the Texas A&M Aggies arrived home after knocking off No. 1 Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Fans were waiting as the Aggies rolled back on to campus.
Houston improved to 7-1 on Sunday, as the Texans defeated the Buffalo Bills, 21-9.
The Texas Longhorns defeated Texas Tech 31-22 on Saturday, and fans found plenty of reason to be happy, including the team's play in the red zone on both offense and defense.