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Houston Texans News: February 18, 2015

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

Breakfast: Fastest Texans 40-yard dash times
A look at how fast current Texans players ran the 40-yard dash.

Five Houston Texans things I hope to learn at the NFL scouting combine - ESPN
Here's what I hope to learn this week about the Houston Texans while in Indianapolis for the NFL scouting combine.

Houston Texans Countdown to the Combine: Inside linebackers - ESPN
Taking a look at inside linebacker prospects the Houston Texans will be monitoring at the NFL scouting combine.

Jaguars add ex-Texans OT Brennan Williams - Ultimate Texans
Brennan Williams failed to make an impact with the Texans.

Around the League

The 22 most intriguing playmakers at the 2015 NFL Combine - SBNation.com
Danny Kelly runs down the list of quarterbacks, running backs and receivers with the most to prove this week in Indianapolis.

Jaguars release photos of their 3-TIERED practice field - SBNation.com
That's the most incredible practice field we've ever seen.

New England attendant reportedly gave official an unapproved football during AFC Championship - SBNation.com
More controversy surrounding the footballs in the AFC Championship.

Dez Bryant cares about the Cowboys, wishes they felt the same - SBNation.com
Free-agency limbo appears to be wearing thin for Dez Bryant, who is hoping for a long-term contract extension along with teammate DeMarco Murray.

Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota will throw at NFL Scouting Combine - SBNation.com
The top two quarterbacks in the draft will go through extensive workouts at the combine.

Frank Gore could land with the Colts and more NFL news - SBNation.com
In other news, the Bills parted ways with veteran Keith Rivers and former Jets defensive end Vernon Gholston reportedly has a tryout scheduled with Washington.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros spring training roster battles: Fifth starter - The Crawfish Boxes
Assuming Keuchel, McHugh, Feldman and Obiehockey take four spots, who will get that fifth spot in the rotation?

Rockets trade deadline 2015: Who are the Rockets' movable players? - The Dream Shake
Terrence Jones, the Pelicans' pick and more.

Texas RB Malcolm Brown entering NFL Scouting Combine with chip on his shoulder - Burnt Orange Nation
A disappointing career in Austin won't matter as much if the former five-star prospect can excel athletically in Indianapolis.

Prince Lifts Baylor to 54-49 Win Over Texas Tech - Our Daily Bears
In Baylor's worst offensive game of the season, Taurean Prince was the lone bright spot.

LSU Preview/GameThread - Good Bull Hunting
8-4 Aggie Hoops hosts the 7-5 LSU Tigers in a massive game at Reed Arena (8:00pm; SEC Network)

Shooting From the Corner: Texas Longhorns @ Oklahoma Sooners - Barking Carnival
Texas comes up just short in Norman

TCU Baseball Midweek: UTA - Frogs O' War
Mitchell Traver will start his first game at TCU as the Frogs look to build some momentum going into a monster series against Arizona State in Tempe this weekend...

Red Raider Gridiron: Da'Leon Ward Commits; Texas Tech & Under Armour Agree to Extension; Breiden Fehoko is One to Watch in 2015 - Viva The Matadors
Skyline running back Da'Leon Ward commits to Texas Tech and is the third commit of the 2016 class. Texas Tech and Under Armour agree to an extension until 2020. True freshman Breiden Fehoko is one of the national true freshmen to watch in 2015.

Takeaways from the Houston Dynamo Scrimmage vs the U-18 Academy - Dynamo Theory
Initial takeaways from the Dynamo 4-0 win over the U-18 Dynamo Academy