The Texans have added quarterback Deshaun Watson and ILB Zach Cunningham in the first two rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft. Now, they grab Texas Longhorn D’Onta Foreman with the 89th pick in the third round.
The Texas native amassed 2,028 yards and 15 touchdowns in his final year at the University of Texas. The 6’0”, 233 lb. back ran an impressive 4.45 at Texas’ pro day, flashing speed and athleticism unique for his size. Foreman has exceptional vision and solid footwork. He brings big play potential to a Houston offense that struggled last season.
Texans running back Lamar Miller will now get some help on the ground, as Foreman provides a dynamic short yardage and goal line option. He has the potential to contribute to the run game immediately.
What do you think, Texans fans? Do you like this selection for Houston? Does Foreman’s arrival spell the end for Alfred Blue? Surprised the Texans didn’t go with a defensive back or an offensive lineman? You can discuss this and any other draft news in the comments sections below.