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Houston Texans News: May 19, 2014

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, May 19, 2014.

No comment, says Max.
No comment, says Max.
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Houston Texans News

Bullough eager to make a good impression with Texans - Ultimate Texans
Free agent linebacker Max Bullough went undrafted after he had been suspended for what should have been the last game of his college career, but he’s only looking forward as a Texans free-agent signee, declining Saturday to discuss the circumstances that cost the chance to play in the 100th Rose Bowl, Michigan State’s 24-20 victory over Stanford...

Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien says talks with Andre Johnson have been positive - ESPN
Rather than react publicly to Andre Johnson's comments earlier this week in which he expressed doubt about whether the Texans organization was the right one for him, coach Bill O'Brien simply spoke about the respect he has for the receiver.

Nix nixes social media to devote full attention to job as Texan - Houston Chronicle
More than 9,400 tweets have been typed out on Louis Nix III's Twitter account. The number of tweets last week: two. And none since Monday, as Nix (aka 1irishchocolate) has gone silent.

It's important to Texans' O'Brien to know his players as people - Houston Chronicle
Jadeveon Clowney was the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft. The quarterback-crushing dynamo is a key factor in the Texans' defensive plans.

Quotes: Texans minicamp day one
Quotes from Texans head coach Bill O'Brien and several rookies.

Texans rookies trying to fall in line - Houston Texans Blog - ESPN
When the rookies get here, they just get in line, keep their mouths shut and follow the lead, Houston Texans coach Bill O'Brien said two days before...

Andre Johnson must cast his frustrations aside and help Houston Texans rally around Bill O'Brien - ESPN
Andre Johnson voicing his doubts about his future as a Texan stands to threaten what new coach Bill O'Brien hopes to build in Houston, writes Jeffri Chadiha.

Around the League

What to expect next season from the 2014 NFL Draft class -

The newest crop of NFL players has been drafted and fans would be wise to temper expectations. While many will develop into good NFL players down the road, few will make a major difference next season.

NFL Quotable: League responds to Robert Mathis statement -
The NFL has responded to Robert Mathis' statement following his four-game suspension.

NFL Draft 2014: Tracking rookie contracts -
Which NFL Draft picks have signed and which are yet to ink a deal? We have the full rundown on rookie deals.

49ers LB Aldon Smith says things are 'being painted in a picture that's not true' -
The prolific pass rusher says he's a good person and has the full support of the 49ers behind him.

Johnny Manziel takes the field as Browns rookie minicamp opens -
The media got its first look at Johnny Manziel on the football (practice) field on Saturday. We've got the blurry cellphone photos documenting the rookie's first taste of huddling, stretching and talking with his coaches at the NFL level.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 8, White Sox 2: Carter, Dominguez tee off on White Sox - The Crawfish Boxes
Brad Peacock hold Chicago to two runs as Chris Carter and Matt Dominguez go yard.

Report: Former USC QB Max Wittek won't graduate on time - Burnt Orange Nation
The great mystery of the week has reportedly been solved.

Red Raider Gridiron | Webb on Fast Receivers; Brieden Fehoko to The Opening - Viva The Matadors
Quarterback Davis Webb says that this group of receivers is the fastest he recalls. Texas Tech commit DT Briedent Fehoko is invited to The Opening. Jace Amaro wants to catch 100 passes this year.

2014 Fox Sports Southwest Baylor Football Preview - Our Daily Bears
Christmas in May for Baylor fans!

Kyle Allen Interview from Arizona - Good Bull Hunting
Sports360AZ spoke with Kyle Allen about his first semester as an Aggie QB.

#TTTQ Tweet of the Night

Last night's question from @battleredblog was - When I hear Clay Walker's "It's Football Time in Houston," I __________. #TTTQ