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Houston Texans News: March 27, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, March 27, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

NFL draft: Texans (and everyone else) excited for Johnny Manziel's pro day | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: It's unclear who held the record for the most hyped pro day in NFL draft history, but it doesn't matter anymore.

NFL draft 2014: Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien careful to compliment a number of QBs |
While unafraid to discuss specific prospects, O'Brien has praised a host of quarterbacks in recent interviews, unsurprisingly offering no new information on what the Texans might do with the No. 1 overall pick.

Houston GM Smith: Texans 'open to all possibilities' in draft | FOX Sports on MSN
When it comes to the upcoming NFL Draft, Texans GM Rick Smith is 'open to all possibilities.'

Bill O'Brien on how to evaluate Jadeveon Clowney - ESPN
ORLANDO, Fla. -- Back during the combine, I had mentioned hearing around NFL circles that there was very little concern about Jadeveon Clowney's...

NFL Nation Buzz: Houston Texans - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Houston Texans reporter Tania Ganguli discusses head coach Bill O’Brien’s take on who the team will select with the first overall pick...

RTC: On the first pick and Manziel - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
We took a small break from the reading the coverages early this week, but yesterday's events led to...

Around the League

Buffalo Bills controlled by trust following Ralph Wilson's passing - Buffalo Rumblings
The Buffalo Bills will eventually be sold following Mr. Wilson's passing, but for the foreseeable future, the team's management structure will stay intact.

NCAA asks NFL to help solve college football's taunting non-problem -
Won't someone please think of the minimally compensated children?

SB Nation selects... Howard Cosell drops the mic -
There is NO WAY this kind of thing is happening in 2014.

Daily Win: NFL rules changes ruining happiness -
Dan Rubenstein outlines the most relevant things about this week’s NFL owners meetings.

Draft Numerology, AFC North -
It doesn't matter who a team CAN pick when they're on the clock. What matters is who they SHOULD pick based on arbitrary historical data.

The NFL wants its players to be more respectful, more efficient -
The NFL wants its players to be more respectful to each other on the field with some of the new taunting changes.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros news: GM Jeff Luhnow answers questions on Twitter - The Crawfish Boxes
The GM stopped by the Astros Twitter account this afternoon with the help of new social media director Amanda...

Texas Longhorns Pro Day recap - Burnt Orange Nation
Which Longhorns showed out at the Texas Pro Day on Wednesday to help their NFL Draft prospects?

Texas Tech Linebacker Will Smith Talks About His Pro-Day, the NFL and Being a Red Raider - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech linebacker Will Smith talks about getting to the NFL, his pro-day at Texas Tech and what it means to be a Red Raider.

Jordan Tolbert to Transfer from Texas Tech - Viva The Matadors
There are reports that junior forward Jordan Tolbert will not return to Texas Tech basketball next season.

New Arena Next for Baylor Basketball? - Our Daily Bears
Did Baylor AD Ian McCaw drop a bomb in the middle of a wide-ranging profile of the men's basketball program with Dennis Dodd?

Johnny Manziel Pro Day Workout Media Coverage: Watch it on TV - Good Bull Hunting
Here is the TV info and script for Johnny's big day in front of NFL scouts.

2013-14 Texas Longhorns Basketball Post-Mortem - Barking Carnival
Wake me up when it's all over.

USMNT Calls Up Brad Davis - Dynamo Theory
Davis headed to Phoenix for USMNT match.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - The #Texans will draft a QB in the ____ round of the 2014 NFL Draft, and his name will be ________ _____________. #TTTQ