Steve Spurrier: Texans ‘have’ to take Jadeveon Clowney

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier says the Houston Texans’ only option with the No. 1 pick in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft is to take star-studded edge rusher Jadeveon Clowney. “Yeah, I think you have to,” Spurrier said when asked by Dan Patrick if the Texans should take Clowney. “He’s a really good football player, and obviously pass rushing is what he does best,...
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Schefter: Texans will likely draft Mack or Clowney, or trade down

ESPN’s Adam Schefter says he believes the Houston Texnas will take Khalil Mack or Jadeveon Clowney with the first overall pick, or they’ll end up trading down. The sense is that the Texans go for Jadeveon Clowney or Khalil Mack or get a good enough trade offer to move lower in the draft and stockpile picks. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post...
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Texans 2013 Draft, A Year Later, Were There Any Busts?

The Texans are in a much different situation in the 2014 draft than they were in the 2013 draft, this year they have the first overall pick and are in desperate need of finding a competent quarterback. How did the Texans do in the 2013 draft? It might be a precursor to what to expect for the 2014 draft. 1st round – DeAndre Hopkins (WR) With the 27th pick in the 2013 draft the Texans...
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Collin Klein signs deal with CFL’s Montreal Alouettes

getty images Former Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein has signed a two-year deal with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. Klein went undrafted in last years NFL Draft but later was invited to rookie camp with the Houston Texans. Things did not work out for him and many expected he would transition to the role of a tight end. Former Kansas State QB Collin Klein...
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Houston Texans 2014 Schedule Released

The Houston Texans 2014 Schedule is set and will open the first season of the Bill O’Brien Era.   The 2014 Schedule     #Texans 2014 schedule. pic.twitter.com/FEgTqOMgwd — PDS (@PatDStat) April 23, 2014       Easiest 2014 schedules, based on 2013 records: 1. Colts .430 2. Titans .438 3. Texans .441 4. Jaguars .453 5. Ravens .461 — FOX Sports NFL (@NFLonFOX) April 23...
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Gil Brandt: Good chance Texans trade down

Former Cowboys executive and current NFL Network analyst Gil Brandt believes there’s a good chance the Houston Texans will trade down from the first overall pick. .@PittCritic Good chance #Texans move down. Trade similar to Giants-Chargers trade, preaarnged to take Clowney for some other team. — Gil Brandt (@Gil_Brandt) April 22, 2014 Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
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Could the Houston Texans get Johnny Maniel in the second round?

You read that title right; the Houston Texans possibly could pick Johnny football as their franchise quarterback, but in the second round. It’s almost a lock that the Texans are going to draft the best player on the board at number one, they will likely take Jadeveon Clowney, pairing him with J.J. Watt and giving opposing offensive lines nightmares. The intriguing part is what...
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2 days ago  |  1 Comment

Texans must draft Jadeveon Clowney

He averaged 13 quarterback sacks, and 23.5 tackles for each season, playing for South Carolina.  He is six-feet-six-inches tall, and weighs 274 pounds.  He impressed everyone at the combine with remarkable speed and quickness, considering his size.  His name is Jadeveon Clowney.  He is the most notable player available in the draft, and the Texans should make him their first...
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Houston Texans have a private workout scheduled with small schooler Cqulin Hubert

This Saturday the Houston Texans have a private workout with inside linebacker Cqulin Hubert. Hubert is a very solid inside backer from Southeastern Louisiana. Hubert will work out on Saturday for his hometown Houston Texans. The former Texas Tech linebacker is 6’1 and weighs 250 pounds. Hubert, a native of Houston, earned his second All-America […] The post Houston Texans have...
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2014 NFL Mock Draft Rounds 1-3: Jadeveon Clowney, Teddy Bridgewater To Houston Texans?

With the 2014 NFL Draft less than three weeks away, it’s time to unveil team-by-team projections for the first three rounds before the festivities kick into swing on May 8. Here’s part one of the series on the Houston Texans. The Texans entered the 2013 season as one of the top Super Bowl contenders but somehow managed to finish with a 2-14 record, as the team was plagued...
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Two potential top picks are visiting the Houston Texans

The Houston Texans are reportedly prepared to host two of most highly-touted prospects in this year’s draft. They are set to meet with both Jadeveon Clowney and Johnny Manziel today, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Obviously for Texans fans, this is very intriguing news as it displays that the Texans are seriously considering both players for the first pick. This news...
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Report: Texans prefer Khalil Mack over Jadeveon Clowney

Peter King of MMQB.com spoke with a friend of Texans GM Rick Smith who mentioned that Smith actually prefers Buffalo LB Khalil Mack to South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney. King believes the Texans will go with a “more sure thing” at the top of the draft instead of a quarterback. According to King, Auburn OT Greg Robinson could be a surprise candidate to watch. Should Mack...
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Arian Foster comes through for fan

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster has been known to rub fans the wrong way but this time he cam through for a particular fan. About two weeks ago a fan tweeted out a picture that said it was her and the Texans running back. Foster soon responded to the girl to let him know it was not him, and the tweet went viral. Ran into @ArianFoster at Pub Fiction last night! So blessed...
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The hottest QB in the draft Tom Savage has declined offer to NFL Draft

Today Tom Savage the former Pittsburgh Panthers quarterback declined an invitation to the NFL draft in New York City next month. @JosinaAnderson: Confirming that QB Tom Savage has declined an invitation to attend the NFL Draft in NY. This doesn’t make sense especially for quarterback prospect who is been flying up boards supposedly. Many draft […] The post The hottest QB in...
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Are the Houston Texans the team in love with Tom Savage?

Pittsburgh Panthers QB Tom Savage’s stock has been rising, and teams are falling in love with the strong armed quarterback. Well according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Tom Savage has been invited to the NFL Draft in New York. According to Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the former Pitt passer has been invited to New York […] The post Are the Houston Texans the team...
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