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Houston Texans News: April 27, 2015

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, April 27, 2015.

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Houston Texans News

NFL Draft 2015: Six Questions That Will Impact The Houston Texans' Draft | Houston Press
We are down to the final three days before the first round of the NFL Draft, and we are just...

Houston Texans Mock Draft: B/R Community Top 100 and 7-Round Results | Bleacher Report
Houston Texans news, rumors, scores, schedules, predictions, picks against the spread, free agent updates, power rankings, mock drafts and more

2015 NFL Mock Draft: RB Todd Gurley breaks into the top 10 -
The NFL Draft has not produced a first round running back since 2012, but that will change this year with Georgia's Todd Gurley, who might surprise in the top 10 picks.

Hull, former Penn State standouts ready for NFL draft waiting game | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Former Canon-McMillan and Nittany Lions linebacker Mike Hull hopes that going fishing will help pass the time during this week’s NFL draft.

Mock NFL Draft 2015: 1st-Round Projections for Most Talented Prospects in Class | Bleacher Report
The 2015 NFL draft features plenty of unknowns, which is the case every year, but in terms of pure talent, it can be argued that the current class is as good as any in recent memory.

Around the League

2015 NFL mock draft: The big week is here -
The start of the draft is just a few days away. As he's been for the past few months, Florida State's Jameis Winston is the choice at No. 1.

The next best quarterbacks in the 2015 NFL Draft -
Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota get all the attention, but what about the other quarterbacks in the NFL Draft this year?

Rise 'n Grind: Trade talk dominates draft week -
Deals, deals and more deals ... maybe. The NFL Draft starts Thursday, and it could be a busy night of trading.

T. J. Clemmings is the nastiest offensive lineman in the NFL Draft -
T.J. Clemmings plays with a mean streak and that's a good thing, says retired NFL defensive end Stephen White.

Washington will exercise Robert Griffin III's 5th-year option -
Robert Griffin III is 5-15 as a starter over the last two seasons since winning the league's Rookie of the Year award in 2012.

3 teams emerge as possibilities to trade with Titans for Marcus Mariota -
The Cleveland Browns, San Diego Chargers and St. Louis Rams are the most likely trade partners for the Titans, but all three have obstacles that could prevent a deal from being made.

Adrian Peterson's most likely destination in 2015? The Minnesota Vikings -
Vikings GM Rick Spielman doesn't want to trade away Adrian Peterson and it would "take a sledgehammer" to pry the running back from the team, according to a report.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros roster moves: L.J. Hoes called up, Asher Wojciechowski to Triple-A - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros added another outfielder while sending struggling starter Asher Wojciechowski to Fresno.

Watch Tyson Chandler swing at Dwight Howard - The Dream Shake
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Daily Round Up: There Is No Failure At Texas - Burnt Orange Nation
Disclaimer: Before you proceed, just remember that none of the links are vetted and you may be reading something written by a 13-year-old, a so-called sports journalist or Clay Travis (is there...

Texas Tech Offensive Line Preview - Viva The Matadors
Conner goes over one of the team's greatest strengths, the offensive line.

FOW Trial Post: 3 Reasons we should be glad Trevone Boykin didn't win the Heisman Trophy last year - Frogs O' War
Manager's note: This week, we will be publishing trial posts from our FOW finalists. With over 60 applicants, thanks to those who sent an email. This piece is by Deanna Rust; enjoy! OK,...

Advanced* Baseball Stats! - Our Daily Bears
I just wanted to play around in Excel, okay?

YESSIR: Charles Oliver commits to Texas A&M - Good Bull Hunting
Charles Oliver chooses John Chavis and the Aggies.

Isaiah Taylor Returning to Texas for his Junior Season - Barking Carnival
Taylor will return to Texas for his junior season.