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Houston Texans News: February 3, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, February 3, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Elementary school celebrates J.J. Watt on 99th day - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
The 99th day of school was celebrated with a tribute to J.J. Watt. It didn't go unnoticed by the Texans star.

Texans running back Arian Foster cleared to jog - Houston Chronicle
In another step of progress in his recovery from a torn Achilles tendon, Texans veteran running back Arian Foster has been cleared to jog by doctors.

Houston Texans Ties: Rodney Harrison Sounds Off on RAC, Mike Vrabel and Larry Izzo - Houston - Scout
Former New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison has some deep ties to the Houston Texans. Harrison gave his thoughts on some familiar faces with the Texans.

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt wins AFC South defensive player of the year - AFC South- ESPN
J.J. Watt had another superb season, leading the NFL in sacks with 17.5 and becoming the second-fastest player in NFL history to reach 70 career sacks.

Around the League

Peyton Manning cost Donald Trump a win in Iowa -
Peyton Manning acknowledged that he's been golfing with Donald Trump before, but refused to endorse his Presidential campaign. Hours later, Trump finished second in the Iowa caucuses.

Lady Gaga will perform national anthem at the 2016 Super Bowl -
The recent Golden Globe winner gets the honor of singing "The Star-Spangled Banner" before the Super Bowl.

Broncos send safety Ryan Murphy home after he was questioned in alleged prostitution sting -
Murphy was released after questioning and was not arrested. The team still decided it was best for him to return to Denver.

Peyton Manning called the perfect play and made his HGH scandal disappear (for now) -
Thanks to a perfect strategy, Peyton Manning has hardly had to talk HGH in the run-up to Super Bowl 50.

Deion Sanders wonders if Cam Newton is ready for his childhood dream to become a reality -
The Panthers quarterback has been dreaming about winning a Super Bowl all his life. Can he handle the pressure that comes with the big game and all the scrutiny ahead of it?

Houston & Collegiate Sports

TCB Astros Top 30 Prospects Podcast: No. 20-11 prospects - The Crawfish Boxes
Ryan, Subber10, and CRPerry13 reveal the next 10 prospects on the 2016 TCB Top 30 Astros Prospects list in part two of the podcast.

Rockets vs. Heat final score: Shorthanded and small Rocket still win big, 115-102 - The Dream Shake
The Rockets caught a bit of schedule luck as their injury luck still waits to turn around.

4-star DT D'Andre Christmas-Giles commits to Texas over LSU, TCU - Burnt Orange Nation

Texas Tech Creates BASEketball Team - Viva The Matadors
We have a new sport on the South Plains.

D'Andre Christmas-Giles Commits to Texas over TCU, LSU - Frogs O' War
The 4-star DT will be playing against the Frogs instead of for them.

Baylor Football Recruiting: 2016 National Signing Day Primer - Our Daily Bears
National Signing Day, a holiday of sorts for CFB fans nationwide, is nearly upon us. Let's take a look at Baylor's 2016 class.

LSU National Signing Day 2016: A Primer - And The Valley Shook
Who's left on the board? Will LSU land the number one class? Should I tweet recruits? Answers inside!

The Browns Prepare To Part Ways With Johnny - Good Bull Hunting
With today's release from the Cleveland Browns, what is next for Johnny Football?

National Signing Day 2016 - Texas Longhorns Football Recruiting Update Thread - Barking Carnival
This your open thread for updates, musing, trash talking and exuberant, irresponsible offseason optimism. Update below as the recruits roll in and the Horns rankings rise. After NSD, I'll be...

Top Five G5 Recruiting Classes Heading Into National Signing Day - Underdog Dynasty
Who is bringing in the best recruiting class in the G5?

A Quintet Of New Signings For RGVFC - Dynamo Theory
As the season gets closer, five new players were added to the Toros' roster.