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Houston Texans News: May 30, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, May 30, 2016.

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Trust in DeAndre Hopkins to trust himself-- BY: Rivers McCown
DeAndre Hopkins is confident. You could sense it as the Houston Texans wide receiver strolled around the Carnival Breeze in Galveston, which was hosting a brunch in honor of Mother's Day and his team's new corporate partnership with the cruise line, either in that order or the other way around.

Texans linebacker Whitney Mercilus' lost dogs have been found - Houston Chronicle
After taking to social media late Thursday in an effort to find his lost dogs, Rocky and Princess, Texans outside linebacker Whitney Mercilus was reunited with his pups on Saturday thanks to a helpful Houston family.

Breakfast: U of ? dominates Texans roster
You might be surprised by what college has more of its former players on the Texans.

Can Will Fuller, Braxton Miller Find Big Roles in Texans Offense in 2016? | Bleacher Report
Last year, the Houston Texans suffered through miserable quarterback play, an injury-plagued rushing attack and a reliance on DeAndre Hopkins to carry an otherwise mediocre receiving corps.

Andre Hal building up for big things with Texans - Houston Chronicle
Growing up in Louisiana by the west bank of the Mississippi River, Texans safety Andre Hal was raised with a strong taste for traditional Cajun cooking.

Texans QB Tom Savage 'healthy and ready to roll' - Houston Chronicle
Back from missing an entire season due to a shoulder injury, reserve quarterback Tom Savage delivered the football with zip and accuracy this week during the Texans' first organized team activity.

Texans fans reunited linebacker Whitney Mercilus with his lost dogs -
Mercilus tweeted Thursday night that his two dogs had gone missing.

Around the League

The Giants need Ben McAdoo to be more than his playbook -
The Giants hired McAdoo to turn around their offense in 2014. Now, he's the head coach and tasked with building "a new era of Giants football."

Julian Edelman interrupted a Boston concert to yell 'Free [Tom] Brady' -
Edelman came out on stage at the Boston Calling music festival to show support for his quarterback.

Andrew Luck in an old USMNT jersey looks like Waldo got Lasik -
Play along at home!

Everything is just great at OTAs around the NFL -
Eric Decker isn't with the Jets right now, reportedly because he wants Ryan Fitzpatrick to get paid.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 8, Angels 6 (13): Correa's pinch-hit, home run crushes Angels - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros ride a roller coaster to extra innings where Carlos Correa ends things.

Lessons for Texas from the Baylor scandal - Burnt Orange Nation
Longhorns must do everything possible to ensure that what happened in Waco never happens in Austin.

The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 20: Retread - The Dream Shake
Ryan Dunsmore and Ethan Rothstein talk about the Rockets' new head coach Mike D'Antoni.

Texas Tech Sends 14 To NCAA T&F Championships - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech's Track and Field season culminates on June 8-11 with 14 NCAA Championship qualifying performances.

Regional Outlook: TCU is in! - Frogs O' War
For the third straight year, postseason baseball comes to Fort Worth...

Campus Chronicles 17: Defining What that Means - Our Daily Bears
"Baylor we are and Baylor we'll always be, but it's up to us to define what that means." - RG3

Instant Reactions: Texas A&M Baseball Defeats Florida 12-5 in SEC Championship Game - Good Bull Hunting
WHOOP! Aggie Baseball has won their first conference tournament since joining the SEC. After a tight first few innings, the Aggies exploded for nine runs in the 7th and 8th innings to put away the...

LSU Announced as Host Site for 2016 NCAA Baseball Regional - And The Valley Shook
LSU Baseball has been on a crazy tear the last month and all their hard work is starting to pay off. This evening the NCAA announced the 16 host sites of the 2016 NCAA Baseball Tournament Regional...

This Texas Longhorns 100 Days Until Kickoff Video is LIT - Barking Carnival

Sun Belt Adds Bowl Tie-In with Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl in Tucson - Underdog Dynasty
The Arizona Bowl gives the western schools in the Sun Belt some options.