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Houston Texans News: June 30, 2016

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

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NFL - Education of Brock Osweiler as Houston Texans' new quarterback
To make the Texans' $72 million wager work, Brock Osweiler has to master the contents of a 4-inch-thick playbook that is the work of generations of brilliant coaching minds.

Texans see more 'determined' Jadeveon Clowney -
Houston's Jadeveon Clowney promised big things for 2016, saying he would "dominate the league." That remains to be seen, but linebackers aide Mike Vrabel sees a new spark in the edge rusher.

Houston Texans nose tackle Vince Wilfork on six-packs, recognition and backflips -- Body Issue 2016
Two-time Super Bowl champ Vince Wilfork -- and wife Bianca -- dished on body image, "runner calves" and schooling Randy Moss on routes at his shoot for ESPN's Body Issue.

Texans' Vince Wilfork says he's ready for a modeling career - Houston Chronicle
Vince Wilfork has made a good living over 12 seasons in the NFL.

Texans' youth football camp takes Akeem Hunt back to his roots - Houston Chronicle
Growing up in Georgia, Texans running back Akeem Hunt followed a tradition of attending football camps.

Texans' DeAndre Hopkins ranked among NFL's top 20 players by peers - Houston Chronicle
During his star turn last season, Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins earned his first Pro Bowl recognition.

Around the League

Andrew Luck is highest-paid player in NFL after signing new 6-year deal with Colts -
The Colts have locked up their franchise quarterback for the future.

Buddy Ryan’s NFL legacy is far-reaching, but also a little complicated -
Buddy Ryan never shied away from conflict in his time in the NFL.

Cowboys have the best shot of going from worst to first in their division -
Going from last to first isn't uncommon in the NFL and the Dallas Cowboys are primed to continue that tradition.

Marshawn Lynch gives the best, most NSFW car reviews of all time -
Nobody is having more fun than Marshawn.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 10, Angels 4: Altuve's 4 hits leads to 2nd sweep of the Angels - The Crawfish Boxes
Altuve's monster day helps Astros win eighth straight game against the Angels.

Apparently the Rockets are actually trying to re-sign Dwight Howard - The Dream Shake
According to one well-connected reporter, anyway.

Report: Texas Longhorns Baseball Hires David Pierce - Burnt Orange Nation
Per a report, Tulane baseball coach David Pierce will become the fifth man to helm Texas baseball since 1911.

Texas Tech's Top Five Wins in Football Since 2008 - Viva The Matadors
Time to embrace some football debate in late June, bros.

QUIZ: Which TCU sport are you? - Frogs O' War
Next up on our summer quiz series...find out which TCU sport suits you!

Johnathan Motley: Previewing the 2017 Bears - Our Daily Bears
This is the fifth post in a series exploring Baylor basketball's roster for the 2016-2017 season. The series continues with a look at junior forward Johnathan Motley . You can read earlier posts on...

YET ANOTHER YESSIR! 4-star OL Creed Humphrey - Good Bull Hunting
Center commit marks A&M’s eighth 2017 pledge this month.

Tulane's David Pierce To Be Named Next Texas Baseball Coach - Barking Carnival
Several media outlets are reporting that Tulane's David Pierce will be named as the next Texas head baseball coach. Pierce has only five years of head coaching experience - three at Sam Houston...

What Graduate Transfers Have Joined Conference USA Programs? - Underdog Dynasty
This time of the is when rosters across the nation begin to take shape. How are graduate transfers changing Conference USA programs?

Houston Dynamo vs Sporting Kansas City, US Open Cup Final Score: Dynamo down defending Open Cup Champs, move on to Quarter Finals - Dynamo Theory
Dynamo score three times to defeat Sporting Kansas City.