Mock draft mania keeps on a’ comin’ here at BRB, with the latest entry being from Inside the Pylon’s Jon Ledyard. You can read his full first-round projection here, but Ledyard has your Houston Texans going with a player who you may not have heard much about yet seems likely to shoot up draft boards the closer we get to April.
25. Houston Texans – Antonio Garcia, OT, Troy
The Texans might decide to go with Patrick Mahomes here, but I’ve barely started on the Texas Tech quarterback’s tape, so I’m not ready to go in that direction just yet. There really aren’t a lot of crying needs on this roster, but the offensive line isn’t the strength they’d like it to be and it remains to be seen how strong Derek Newton is coming back from his injury. Both of the Houston bookends will be 30+ this season, so adding Garcia, a left tackle with a sky-high ceiling and some of the best tape in the class, makes sense to develop behind the two veterans.
Many Texans fans are firmly on board with the team adding an offensive lineman in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, but what do you think about the possibility of Antonio Garcia being that offensive lineman?