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Houston Texans News: April 14, 2015

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, April 14, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

NFL Mock Draft 2015: Houston Texans Select DeVante Parker - Canal Street Chronicles
With the sixteenth pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans select...

Reebok, J.J. Watt announce new partnership - Ultimate Texans
On Monday morning, Texans star J.J. Watt announced that he has signed with shoe company Reebok in the most J.J. way possible.

Former Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon: Texans Spoke To Me At My Pro Day " CBS Houston
Former Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon joined The Triple Threat Monday on Sports Radio 610 to give us an update of what he’s been up to this offseason, his take on the devaluation of the RB position, who he most compares his game to, what he thinks of Arian Foster — and what the Texans have told him they think of him throughout the draft process.

Randy Gregory Set to Visit the Houston Texans - Houston - Scout
Reports have emerged that the Houston Texans have conducted a pre-draft visit for Nebraska linebacker, Randy Gregory. Much has been made of Gregory testing positive for marijuana at the NFL Combine, an event he knew was looming but for which he failed to abstain from the illegal substance.

Around the League

MMBM: The NBA continues its assault on the NFL, common decency - SBNation.com
Just disgusting, folks.

DIII school's first NFL Draft prospect is too busy to be surprised by his success - SBNation.com
Ali Marpet is on the verge of becoming the first player ever drafted out of Division III Hobart. The only person who isn't shocked is him.

2015 NFL mock draft: 2 rounds show depth of the draft - SBNation.com
This week's mock draft goes two rounds, and we see some teams reaching for quarterbacks.

Rise 'n Grind: Are the Buccaneers drafting Marcus Mariota instead? - SBNation.com
Another day, another Mariota rumor. Even Eagles fans are feeling spun by the rumor mill at this point.

Michael Crabtree signs with Raiders - SBNation.com
The wide receiver is looking for a more productive season in 2015.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 1, A's 8: Feldman Gets Rocked, As Houston Bats Remain Quiet - The Crawfish Boxes
It started with an error, and went downhill from there...

Rockets sit Howard, don't try very hard, win 100-90 - The Dream Shake
Dwight Howard sat, but the Rockets still easily outclassed Charlotte on the second game of a back-to-back.

Texas QB competition all about the competition - Burnt Orange Nation
Sometimes it truly is about the process.

This Week In Texas Tech Sports - 4/6 to 4/12 - Viva The Matadors
All your news from the week in one place.

TCU Reveals New Nike Uniforms at Spring Game - Frogs O' War
The cutting-edge football uniform and new design reflect TCU’s aggressive defense, fast offense and an undeniable intensity on the field. - Nike Press Release.

Men's Basketball Preseason Predictions Revisited - Our Daily Bears
We look back and see which preseason predictions were right and which were so, so wrong.

Mike Evans Top Plays #13 - Good Bull Hunting
Juke move versus Sam Houston State in 2012.

Dynamo acquire MF Alex from Chicago; deal Jason Johnson - Dynamo Theory
Houston send out their Generation Adidas contract in exchange for utility midfielder.