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Houston Texans News: June 8, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Bill O'Brien: New Texans QB Brock Osweiler as advertised - Houston Chronicle
Towering new Texans starting quarterback Brock Osweiler won't take a truly meaningful snap until the fall.

49ers to conduct joint practices with Texans, Broncos in preseason - Niners Nation
The San Francisco 49ers will continue the trend of conducting joint practices in advance of preseason games. Chip Kelly said on Tuesday that the team will hold joint practices with the Houston...

Texans' David Quessenberry: 'My fight is not over' - Houston Chronicle
Texans offensive lineman David Quessenberry isn't done with his fight with cancer, or his quest to play again in the NFL.

Former Texans lineman Wade Smith authors children's book - Houston Chronicle
During his playing days for the Texans, Wade Smith was a versatile, athletic offensive lineman known for his intellect and for being extremely active in the community.

Houston Texans: Brock Osweiler and DeAndre Hopkins developing rapport on the field - UPI.com
HOUSTON -- The chemistry experiment between Houston Texans quarterback Brock Osweiler and Pro-Bowl wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins is starting to click.

Around the League

Someone hacked the NFL Twitter account to say Roger Goodell died - SBNation.com
Goodell is not dead, but a prank on Tuesday tried to convince people he was. It didn't convince anyone.

These 7 NFL rookie running backs are flying under the radar but won't be for long - SBNation.com
This year's draft was loaded with talented running backs who could play their way into a big role as rookies.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Rangers 4, Astros 3: Rally falls short again in Arlington - The Crawfish Boxes
Astros are now 0-8 against the Rangers.

Rockets NBA Draft Preview: Robert Carter Jr. - The Dream Shake
Next up in our preview is the power forward from Maryland.

Shaka Smart will have his hands full constructing 2016-17 Texas starting lineup - Burnt Orange Nation
Shaka Smart will certainly have options in replacing nearly an entire starting unit.

Inside the Big 12 Meetings (satire) - Viva The Matadors
How the Big 12 meetings really (not really) went down...

TCU and A&M Super Regional Set For Friday - Sunday - Frogs O' War
The Frogs and Aggies will have the 8:00pm time slot, and if we know anything about this series, that makes for some late nights.

JUCO Transfers Autry, Faulk dismissed from team - Our Daily Bears
What is a slow news day?

Aggie Baseball Happenings: Super Regional Game Times & All-Americans - Good Bull Hunting
Plus: Super Regional Game Times.

Scott Van Pelt Reps the Rally Possum - And The Valley Shook
Damn right he does.

Texas Longhorns Football Mt. Rushmore - Barking Carnival
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Conference USA's revenue situation is even worse than we thought - Underdog Dynasty
Now that the true numbers have come out, it appears that CUSA's conservative estimates were still much too high, and the conference will have to take some reactive measures.

Houston Dynamo Name Wade Barrett Interim Head Coach - Dynamo Theory
The Houston Dynamo officially named Wade Barrett the Interim Head Coach for the remainder of the 2016 season.