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Houston Texans News: May 6, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, May 6, 2016.

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Texans lineman eats American hamburger after NFLPA’s warning about Mexican beef | For The Win
Houston Texans lineman Duane Brown was reportedly about to be suspended 10 games for a positive drug test that said he had clenbuterol -- a banned substance -- in his system. The NFLPA also warned players about what they eat while traveling to Mexico and China.

Texans sign fourth-round pick Tyler Ervin - Houston Chronicle
The third draft choice to sign with the Texans on Thursday is running back Tyler Ervin.

Rookie minicamp a chance for Texans to uncover gems - Houston Chronicle
A rookie minicamp is to showcase the high draft choices and find nuggets from the lower rounds and undrafted free agency.

Safety K.J. Dillon becomes first Texans draft pick to sign - Houston Chronicle
The Texans signed fifth-round safety K.J. Dillon to a four-year deal Thursday worth $2.574 million that includes a $234,936 signing bonus.

Which colleges do the Texans draft from the most? - Houston Chronicle
The Texans have made 123 draft picks in their history, from schools ranging from obscure Arkansas State to traditional powers such as Alabama and Notre Dame.

Texans star DeAndre Hopkins, teammates turn to yoga - Houston Chronicle
It's not unusual to spot a Texans player around Houston during the offseason, what with plenty of them making the Bayou City their year-round home.

Texans promote Rob Kisiel to national scout, hire ex-Patriots scout - Houston Chronicle
The Texans have promoted highly-regarded area scout Rob Kisiel to national scout following the retirement of longtime national scout Ed Lambert.

Triple Threat with Texans’ Running Back Jonathan Grimes 5-5-2016 " CBS Houston
Sean, Rich & Ted talk to Texans' running back Jonathan Grimes about his mindset as an undrafted free agent, if it'll be odd not to see Arian Foster in the running back meeting room, and his thoughts on new additions like Brock Osweiler.

Around the League

Navy secretary is 'confident' Keenan Reynolds will play in NFL - SBNation.com
Reynolds was drafted by the Ravens in the sixth round and is trying to make the team as wide receiver and/or returner.

Todd McShay's 2017 NFL mock draft has QBs Deshaun Watson, Brad Kaaya going 1-2 - SBNation.com
It's NEVER too early for a mock draft. Could quarterbacks go 1-2 for the third consecutive year?

Tom Brady loves Vanilla Ice and all 1990s one-hit wonders - SBNation.com
For a guy with four Super Bowl rings, Brady seems to have an affinity for one-hit wonders.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Mariners 6, Astros 3: Astros bullpen wastes Devenski, Altuve - The Crawfish Boxes
Chris Devenski gave the Astros a chance to win in his second ever Major League start, but the team's relief pitching let him down.

Could Frank Vogel be next up for the Rockets? - The Dream Shake
The former Pacers head coach is in the wind, he may find a home with the Rockets.

Texas A&M lost another 5-star, but a coach's response caused even more major damage - SBNation.com
Good morning! This is the Read Option, your daily college football newsletter.

Tanner Gardner Is Becoming Texas Tech's Next Big Thing - Viva The Matadors
Lost in the sheer dominance of Tech's Baseball season are the players driving it.

TCU Football Recruiting: An Interview with 4-Star ATH Malcolm Askew - Frogs O' War
Malcolm Askew was recently offered by TCU, his 53rd offer. The offer immediately put the Horned Frogs in Askew's group of top schools.

Ranking Big 12 expansion candidates by ... whatever, just pick 2 and get it over with - SBNation.com
Just please do something already. Here are two or a dozen or whatever teams you can add any day now.

All the good things in life commit to Texas A&M - Good Bull Hunting
Who need football recruits when you have a warm pair of socks?

#WeRegretThisSubtweet - Barking Carnival
Twitter turns on Texas A&M.

The Sun Belt screwed up by dropping New Mexico State football, but what else is new - Underdog Dynasty
That may wind up being a positive for NMSU, but it's business as usual for a poorly run conference.

UCF's Image Overhaul Continues in Scott Frost Era - Underdog Dynasty
Bad as the Knights were last year, UCF has had early success rehabilitating its image and building fan excitement in the Scott Frost era, including with a UCF record-breaking spring game and new uniforms.

The Houston Dynamo are in serious trouble right now - Dynamo Theory
The Dynamo are not in a good position right now.