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Houston Texans News: April 7, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, April 7, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

2017 NFL mock draft: Houston Texans pick DeShone Kizer -
The Texans are in a bind at quarterback and go for the Notre Dame product.

2017 NFL Draft: Houston Texans attended LSU pro day, get a look at CB Tre’Davious White
The Houston Texans were in attendance at LSU's pro day on Wednesday in order to get a first hand look at some of the top prospects in this year's NFL draft.

Texans 2017 Offseason Schedule
Check out all the important dates on the Texans 2017 offseason schedule.

7th Heaven: Texans history in Rd 7 of NFL Draft
The Texans have found some contributors in the 7th round of the NFL Draft.

5 Mid-Round Fits For The Texans In The 2017 NFL Draft
The Texans made the playoffs in 2016 mostly led by Brock Osweiler, whom they then promptly traded this offseason, along with a second-round pick, to the Browns.

NFL News

Deshaun Watson is by far the 2017 NFL Draft’s most tested QB -
"Of course he is! He went to two title games!" Well, it’s even deeper than that.

Marshawn Lynch's new Beast Mode merch looks curiously like Raiders gear -
This stuff is very good.

Derek Barnett is one move away from NFL greatness -
Retired NFL defensive end Stephen White says the Tennessee pass rusher could end up being one of the most productive in the draft this year, with just one more move in his toolkit.

NFL draft 2017: One position that each team needs to address -
All 32 teams have spots on the roster that could use an upgrade.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 2, Mariners 4: Springer continues to shine as Mariners prevent sweep - The Crawfish Boxes
George Springer started things off the same way he ended them the night before. Springer led off the game with his 3rd home run of the young season, crushing a no-doubter to left center field.

Rockets clinch third seed with 110-104 win over Nuggets - The Dream Shake
Houston overcame a few bumpy spots to finalize their playoff seeding.

Meet Jase Febres, the Texas sharpshooting sleeper signee - Burnt Orange Nation
From under-recruited prospect to under-discussed signee, Febres is the sleeper who will turn heads in Austin.

WATCH: Texas HC Tom Herman demolishes the Longhorns locker room - Burnt Orange Nation
"Man needs something he can hold onto/Nine-pound hammer or a woman like you/Either one of them things will do."

TCU News: Spring game will feature fun on and off the field - Frogs O' War
The basketball team will be special guests in the Carter Saturday am, and making an appearance at Lupton later that day.

Johnathan Motley Undergoes MCL Surgery - Our Daily Bears
How will this effect the NBA Future of Baylor’s All-American?

Mahomes top-3 quarterback in PFF rankings - Viva The Matadors
Latest mock draft has Tech QB going in late first round.

Aggie Hoops Roundup - Good Bull Hunting
Let’s hit a surprisingly busy week of news for the A&M Hoops program.

Your March Badness Champion is...Jared Lorenzen - And The Valley Shook
This is for every Billy Bob that ever dreamed of being Lance Harbor.

Texas Men’s Swimming & Diving Sings Eyes After Winning Another National Title - Barking Carnival
And they set 4 NCAA records while doing it. Eddie Reese now has 13 national titles in 39 years of coaching at Texas.

Conference USA announces national TV schedule for 2017 season - Underdog Dynasty
FAU gets prime time slot thanks to Kiffin but conference champs Western Kentucky get no love.

Houston Dynamo at New England Revolution Preview: Dynamo hit the road full of confidence - Dynamo Theory
Dynamo look to take three points from New England in second away match of the season.