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Houston Texans News: April 5, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

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Former Marshall standout invited to Texans' local prospect day - Houston Chronicle
Kentucky linebacker Ryan Flannigan has been invited to the Texans' local prospect day, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

Talk Texans with John McClain today - Houston Chronicle
The NFL Draft is a little more than three weeks away, and there are plenty of questions up and down the draft order.

Texans Opt To Bring Back Weeden On Two-Year Deal | Houston Press
When the Houston Texans broke training camp last season, they did so with a two-man depth chart of Brian Hoyer and Ryan Mallett at quarterback.

UH long snapper Nolan Frese invited to Texans' local prospect day - Houston Chronicle
University of Houston long snapper Nolan Frese has been invited to the Texans' local prospect day on Saturday, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

Mock Draft roundup: Fuller, Coleman on Texans' radar
Most NFL Draft predictions say that the Houston Texans will pick a wide receiver.

Around the League

Trying to figure out Emmanuel Ogbah’s NFL future will make your head hurt -
The Oklahoma State pass rusher looks unstoppable on some plays, and then he's getting washed out by a blocker on the next. Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White went to the film room to try and understand.

The NFL finally embraces character limits -
Terrible Thursday Night Football games are coming to Twitter! Prepare the Crying Jordans.

2016 NFL mock draft: Shake-up among the wide receivers -
Josh Doctson could find his way in the top 10 if he ends up being the first wide receiver off the board.

Myles Jack, the top LB in the NFL Draft, also had a stint as one of the best RBs in college -
Myles Jack is one of the best defensive players in this year's draft class, but he also impressed as a running back for a short period. Let's revisit that weird part of his college career.

What are the chances the Titans trade the No. 1 pick? -
The Titans' best chance at selling the top pick would be if a team wanted a quarterback bad enough to hop the Browns.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

MLB Opening Day 2016: Astros-Yankees opener postponed due to inclement weather - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros fans will have to wait one more day for Opening Day.

This crazy KJ McDaniels layup proves why Rockets fans have been begging for him to play. - The Dream Shake
The Rockets wing FINALLY broke out against the Thunder, including this crazy layup.

No. 2 prospect Dylan Moses explains why Texas is his new leader - Burnt Orange Nation
"It was the best conversation I had out of LSU and Alabama."

The Air Raid Podcast: Spring Scrimmage 2016 - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech's Spring Scrimmage Podcast.

Monday Manager: The Dalton Horton Experiment pays off - Frogs O' War
Since losing two in a row in Austin, TCU has now won five straight games with, you guessed it, an insane run differential.

Baylor's new solutions on defense - Football Study Hall
After years of struggling to recruit, develop, and keep enough DL to make their aggressive 4-3 defense work, Baylor is evolving to the 3-4 to help themselves out. Can it work in time to bring success in 2016?

Texas A&M Assistant Kyle Keller named Stephen F. Austin Head Coach - Good Bull Hunting
Kyle Keller was formally named SFA head coach this afternoon.

Rice is the hardest job in Conference USA - Underdog Dynasty
Small private school. Lack of a winning tradition. Yep, Rice definitely has the infrastructure to become a G5 powerhouse and advance your career.

Houston Dynamo sign and then trade Kofi Sarkodie to San Jose - Dynamo Theory
The Houston Dynamo traded Kofi Sarkodie for targeted allocation money.