Roy Lopez
No. 79 – Houston Texans
Position:Defensive end
Personal information
Born: (1997-08-07) August 7, 1997 (age 24)
Tempe, Arizona
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:318 lb (144 kg)
Career information
High school:Mesquite (Gilbert, Arizona)
NFL Draft:2021 / Round: 6 / Pick: 195
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Player stats at · PFR

Roy Jacob Lopez[1] (born August 7, 1997) is an American football defensive end for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Arizona and was drafted by the Texans in the sixth round of the 2021 NFL Draft.[2]

College career

Lopez was ranked as a second–star recruit by coming out of high school.[3] He committed to New Mexico State on August 23, 2016.[4] He transferred to Arizona on July 19, 2020.[5]

Professional career

Lopez was drafted by the Houston Texans in the sixth round with the 195th pick of the 2021 NFL Draft on May 1, 2021.[6] On May 12, 2021, Lopez officially signed with the Texans.[7]


  1. ^ "Roy Lopez Bio". Arizona Athletics.
  2. ^ Kelapire, Ryan. "Arizona defensive tackle Roy Lopez selected by Texans in 6th round of NFL Draft". Arizona Desert Storm.
  3. ^ "Roy Lopez III Recruiting Profile".
  4. ^ "Roy Lopez 247".
  5. ^ Groves, Jason. "New Mexico State transfer Roy Lopez lands at Arizona". Las Cruces Sun News.
  6. ^ Flores, Carlos. "2021 NFL Draft: Houston Texans Select Roy Lopez With The 195th Pick". Battle Red Blog.
  7. ^ "NFL Draft Pick Signings: 5/12/21". Pro Football Rumors.