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Houston Texans News: April 27, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, April 27, 2017.

NCAA Football: Fiesta Bowl-Ohio State vs Clemson Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Texans News

Texans GM sees offensive struggles of 2016 bearing fruit in 2017 - AFC South- ESPN
Houston's offense was among the NFL's worst in 2016, but GM Rick Smith thinks the parts are in place and have come together after time in the system.

Houston Texans trade up in Peter King's NFL mock draft for DeShaun Watson
Peter King has released his first round mock draft and he has the Houston Texans trading up to take Clemson quarterback DeShaun Watson.

NFL Draft's first round could be a dream scenario for Texans fans - Houston Chronicle
Fans love Watson, because of his performance in big games, tearing up Alabama’s defense in the last two national championship games – 405 yards and four touchdowns in 2016 and 420 yards and three touchdowns in this year’s win.

State of the Texans 2017 NFL Mock Draft - Houston - Scout
State of the Texans Mock Draft along with In the Trenches.

How Texans fans can watch NFL Draft without cable - Houston Chronicle
The NFL Draft is an exciting weekend in football. It functions as a great way to kick off the season and helps us all recover from not having any football in our lives these last few months.

Houston Texans love DeShaun Watson, could draft him if he's available
Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the Houston Texans are a team to watch when it comes to possibly drafting Clemson quarterback DeShaun Watson.

DeAndre Hopkins “surprised” Texans drafted him
First-round draft pick DeAndre Hopkins had no idea where he would end up, but he didn’t expect to be with the Houston Texans.

NFL News

2017 NFL mock draft: The final version has Myles Garrett at No. 1 -
Despite the rumors, Cleveland has to take Garrett, while four QBs go in the first.

Why you’ll never know who hacked Laremy Tunsil -
His NFL stock was sabotaged on draft night, yet no one — not Ole Miss, the Miami Dolphins, or Tunsil himself — stands to benefit from IDing who did it.

Marshawn Lynch got permission from Charles Woodson to wear No. 24 for the Raiders -
"Beast Mode" will continue to don number 24.

4 reasons we’re so happy Marshawn Lynch is back in the NFL -
Lynch makes the league much more fun.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Indians 7, Astros 6: Astros’ comeback falls short - The Crawfish Boxes
McCullers gives up five runs over five innings.

The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 38: Nene for the win - The Dream Shake
Ryan, Ethan, and Max talk about the Rockets finishing the series with the Thunder.

Tom Herman’s Texas revolution beginning at Oklahoma’s expense - Burnt Orange Nation
All five Longhorns pledges this month held offers from the Sooners.

Transfer Forward Joins TCU Hoops - Frogs O' War
Ahmed Hamdy-Mohamed will be immediately eligible after transferring from VCU.

Daily Bears Reports 4/27- Football! - Our Daily Bears
Some football stories for the people.

Big 12 Baseball Power Rankings - Viva The Matadors
Rankings for the week of 4/24/17,

Daily Bull 4.26.17 - Fixing The Glitch - Good Bull Hunting
ESPN hates us. And by us I mean human beings with souls.

LSU and The NFL Draft: Tigers Run Deep - And The Valley Shook
Taking a look at the other Tigers that may have their names called this week.

2017 NFL Draft: Should I watch ESPN or NFL Network draft coverage? - Barking Carnival
Why a Jeff Fisher picture? Mustache!

Know Your Dash - Camille Levin - Dynamo Theory
Camille Levin adds depth, versatility, and a veteran experience to Houston’s backline.