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Houston Texans News: February 26, 2014

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What Matters More: Clowney's Top Speed Or Acceleration? - ESPN Video - ESPN
ESPN Video: Jadeveon Clowney's 4.53 time in the 40 yard dash caught the attention of everyone at the combine, but as ESPN Sport Science explains, his ability to reach top speed may not be as important as his ability to accelerate.

Offseason Forecast: Houston Texans -
What's changing in Houston? Plenty. With Bill O'Brien in charge, the Texans could start anew at QB with the first overall draft pick -- or will they opt for Jadeveon Clowney? Marc Sessler breaks it down.

Jadeveon Clowney at No. 1? Texans' dilemma evokes 2006 draft -
When the Houston Texans last held the No. 1 pick, they took defensive end Mario Williams over a quarterback. Will history repeat itself in May with Jadeveon Clowney? Judy Battista examines.

QB Watch: A.J. McCarron
QB Watch is a series that examines early and mid-round quarterbacks that could be drafted by the Texans.

Bell: Texans must pass on Jadeveon Clowney
With his rocket blast of a 40-yard dash on a supposedly slow track at Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday, Jadeveon Clowney confirmed it in yet another context. He's a beast. The South Carolina defensive end is 6-5...

Derek Carr Talks With Texans; Says Bad Teams Not David’s Fault " CBS Houston
The Houston Texans talked with a familiar face at the NFL Combine. Little brother of former Texans number one pick David Carr, Derek talked with Mark Vandermeer on Texans Radio Tuesday.

10 interceptions: The pick-six that wasn't - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
As I pored through the archives to identify the plays that defined the Texans' 2013 season, a trend surfaced. Many of the biggest moments happened...

Around the League

Daily Win: Big winners of the 2014 NFL Draft Combine -
Dan Rubenstein wraps the 2014 NFL Draft Scouting Combine and figures out who came away the most impressive from Indianapolis.

Rich Eisen sets new personal best in his yearly 40-yard dash -
The NFL Network host was back at it again this year, joining NFL Draft prospects in running the 40-yard dash.

Weslye Saunders' Combine nightmare -
From broken bones to botched paperwork, everything went wrong for Weslye Saunders during his NFL Combine experience. But after making it in the NFL, he's living proof that a bad Combine doesn't mean the end of an pro career.

2014 NFL Combine: Pre-draft process not the proper showcase of Teddy Bridgewater -
Teddy Bridgewater doesn't have traits that stick out in the pre-draft process, but that shouldn't matter.

Jordan Gross to retire Wednesday, according to report - Cat Scratch Reader
The Panthers will be without Jordan Gross who will announce his retirement Wednesday.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

An Aggie Family In Need - Good Bull Hunting
We are asking for donations for Chuck Tucker, a class of '94 Aggie who was struck by a drunk driver.

What if every major league team had a food-related baseball cap? - The Crawfish Boxes
What if the IronPigs' bacon hat opened up the floodgates for other food-related baseball cap?

Rockets-Clippers Game Preview. Kind of. - The Dream Shake
Instead of previewing the Clippers game due to great disdain, Allen decided to form the Rockets-Rejects and preview their hypothetical game against the Rockets.

Texas to begin beer sales at athletics events - Burnt Orange Nation
The women's basketball game on Tuesday evening will mark the first chance for Texas fans to consume beer at a athletics event, according to a report from Orangebloods. Sales will then expand to other sports, potentially including football.

Longhorn Athletics Beer Sales: Examining the Pros and Cons - Barking Carnival
Texas is about to start a year round fan Octoberfest. Is it a good idea?

The 12 Empty Seats of New Kyle Field - Good Bull Hunting
We are trying to understand what the twelve empty seat memorial planned for the New Kyle field is meant to represent. The story has changed and been misinterpreted over time, and it may be better to scrap the plan altogether.

2014 Spring Roster Updates and the Scholarship Situation - Our Daily Bears
It's a bittersweet day for Baylor fans as the latest roster updates removed the most successful senior class in Baylor history in preparation for the way forward.

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