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Houston Texans News: April 3, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday April 3, 2014.

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Houston Texans News

NFL pro day results: Jadeveon Clowney wows scouts yet again -
On Wednesday, all eyes were on Jadeveon Clowney as he strutted his stuff for the scouts.

Jadeveon Clowney to make Texans 'miserable' if they bypass him -
Jadeveon Clowney says he will make the Houston Texans "miserable" if they pass on him with the No. 1 overall pick and let him fall to the Jacksonville Jaguars, who have the No. 3 pick.

Texans re-sign Elbert Mack | ProFootballTalk
The Texans are giving a member of their 2013 defense a shot to remain with the team for the 2014 season. John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports that the Texans have re-signed cornerback Elbert Mack.

2014 NFL mock draft: Teddy Bridgewater to Houston Texans at No. 1 -
New Texans head coach Bill O'Brien needs a franchise signal caller, and he has the pick of this year's crop to try to find one. Who should he roll the dice on?

Ultimate Texans " Steelers sign former Texans corner Brice McCain
Steelers sign former Texans corner Brice McCain.

Can Jadeveon Clowney play McGinest role for Texans? -
Jadeveon Clowney wowed at Wednesday's pro day. The Houston Texans, owners of the draft's top pick, wanted to see if Clowney can resemble Willie McGinest in Romeo Crennel's 3-4 defense.

RTC: On Jadeveon Clowney's pro day - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
Reading the coverage of the Houston Texans... Several members of the Texans organization will be at South Carolina's pro day today where they'll get...

Two Texans players rooting for Clowney
Two Houston Texans have ties to the South Carolina defensive end, Jadeveon Clowney, and are rooting for him to be selected No. 1 overall.

Ultimate Texans " Is Clowney a hard worker? ‘He’s fine,’ Spurrier clarifies
Is Clowney a hard worker? ‘He’s fine,’ Spurrier clarifies.

Jadeveon Clowney believes he should be first pick in 2014 NFL draft - ESPN
South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney says he should be the first player selected in the NFL draft, and on Wednesday he answered several questions for the Houston Texans, the team with that pick.

Bill O'Brien sees Jadeveon Clowney as a 'team guy' - ESPN
One of new Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien's most consistent themes with his new team is the importance of the team above individuals. That is why...

Matt Schaub, Raiders - ESPN
Raiders QB Matt Schaub dishes on the Texans' struggles last season, turning around a losing team, his role with Oakland, the squad's young roster and more.

Around the League

College Football 24/7 Rankings |
Top 50 College Football Players, College Football, NFL Draft, Based on weekly performances, NFL Network Draft producer Charlie Yook ranks the top 50 players in college football.

NFL roundup: DeSean Jackson finalizes contract with Redskins, Steelers sign Darrius Heyward-Bey -
DeSean Jackson's deal with the Redskins is for three years and includes $16 million guaranteed. In other NFL news, Darrius Heyward-Bey signed with the Steelers.

2014 NFL Draft: Taking a look at where Mike Mayock hit and missed over the years -
Mike Mayock is one of the most respected NFL Draft analysts in the business. How have his favorite prospects of the last five draft classes panned out?

Draft Numerology, AFC West: Meet quarterback A -
Most of the AFC West is picking in the later part of the 2014 NFL Draft. Sorry, Oakland. So what's going to happen? Which team is going to find the next Jason Campbell or even Kerry Collins? Celebrity Hot Tub runs the numbers.

2014 NFL Draft rankings: The top 200 players available -
As he has been since last year's draft ended, defensive end Jadeveon Clowney remains on top.

SB Nation selects... Eagles fan's freakout -
The Eagles took Donovan McNabb, and Eagles fans lost their minds.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 3, Yankees 1: Cosart answers critics, throws five shutout innings - The Crawfish Boxes
Fowler, MattyD provide the power, Cosart, bullpen pitch Houston to 2-0 record

Who Replaces Jace Amaro's Production? - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech loses likely first round NFL draft pick Jace Amaro, let's look at the options as to who could replace him.

What's Driving Texas Baseball? - Burnt Orange Nation
Texas baseball is closing in on 2013's win total, but what's driving this apparent resurgence?

Details on the 2014 Spring Scrimmage and Brainstorming an ODB Meet-Up - Our Daily Bears
Baylor Football ends its 2014 Spring Practice slate with a live scrimmage this Saturday, April 5, starting at 11 AM. Will you be there?

First Glance - #AggieRaceDay (Jeff Gordon's Campus Visit, NASCAR Race Info) - Good Bull Hunting
Jeff Gordon stops by campus before the Duck Commander 500. Check out the details here.

Charlie Strong & The Culture of Texas Football Accountability - Barking Carnival
Some thoughts from Strong's press conference yesterday.

If celebrities like the USA World Cup kit it must be good - Stars and Stripes FC
Proof the USA World Cup kit is great: Spike Lee, Andrew Luck, Haim, Diplo and more like it.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - Jadeveon Clowney's pro day performance today should have _________ effect on whether the #Texans draft him. #TTTQ