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Houston Texans News: May 31, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Climbing the Texans' depth chart still a challenge for former Pitt quarterback Tom Savage - Cardiac Hill
The former Pitt quarterback could find playing time scarce in 2016.

Houston Texans Jaelen Strong Is Heading Into 2016 With a Chip on His Shoulder - Houston - Scout
It was an off-season he would be liked to forget, but Jaelen Strong is accepting his mistakes and moving on to bigger things for the 2016 season.

Texans coach Bill O'Brien impressed with Baylor's Jim Grobe hire - Houston Chronicle
Bill O'Brien is impressed with Baylor hiring former Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe as interim coach to replace Art Briles.

Around the League

NFL rookies are using draft fall as motivation early in their careers -
Here's how a few players who slid in the draft are doing in the first month of their NFL careers.

Dion Jordan will apply for reinstatement after year-long NFL suspension -
After three failed drug tests and a year-long suspension, Jordan will apply on Wednesday to be reinstated.

Bills offseason keeps being weird with disappearance of Seantrel Henderson -
Seantrel Henderson tweets like he's ready to help the Bills win a Super Bowl in 2016, but his teammates and coaches haven't seen him or heard from him since the 2015 season ended.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 8; Diamondbacks 3: Astros only 6 games under .500 - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros take first game in series between MLBs two most disappointing teams of 2016.

Can Rockets fans blame Leslie Alexander for hiring Mike D'Antoni? - The Dream Shake
In today's Rocket Fuel: Can we blame Leslie Alexander for hiring Mike D'Antoni? (um yes we can...) Plus, which teams will rule (or continue to rule) the NBA over the next 5 years?

Legendary Texas baseball coach Augie Garrido relinquishes duties - Burnt Orange Nation
The five-time national champion will remain with the Longhorns as a special assistant to athletic director Mike Perrin.

Texas Tech Earns a #5 National Seed in the NCAA Baseball Tournament - Viva The Matadors
Texas Tech to host a NCAA Baseball Regional this weekend.

Highlights From TCU Baseball's Big 12 Tourney - Frogs O' War
Here are some of the best moments, and photos, from TCU's Tournament Championship.

Ian McCaw Resigns as Athletic Director - Our Daily Bears
For the first time in 13 years, Baylor will search for a new athletic director.

Texas A&M Baseball #4 seed in NCAA Tournament - Good Bull Hunting
The complete field of 64 teams was announced this morning, with College Station hosting a regional as Texas A&M snagged the #4 national seed (the highest in school history). Four of the top eight...

SEC Tournament Review: Midnight Run - And The Valley Shook
LSU makes some magic in Hoover before elimination in the semifinal.

Augie Garrido Steps Down at UT Baseball Coach - Barking Carnival
The Texas Longhorns will begin a search to find the next coach to carry on a 100-year tradition of excellence in its baseball program.

USMNT nab easy friendly win over Bolivia in final match before Copa America - Dynamo Theory
The final Copa America warmup game for the USMNT was a 4-0 victory over Bolivia.