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Houston Texans News: May 30, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, May 30, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Houston Texans news: Will Braxton Miller make a big jump?
Houston Texans general manager Rick Smith believes that Braxton Miller will make a big leap as he enters his second NFL season.

Texans’ Allen not satisfied with last season - San Antonio Express-News
Jeff Allen built a strong reputation with the Kansas City Chiefs for his nasty disposition, a brawling, go-for-the-throat approach on the field.

For Texans, a time to find next breakthrough players - Houston Chronicle
One of the most interesting things about the Texans' offseason program, especially during OTAs and next month's three-day minicamp, is watching the progress of younger players.

CBS Sports: Houston Texans are offseason losers
There wasn't anything wrong with the Houston Texans trading up for Deshaun Watson. But one person believes they're offseason losers this year.

Texans lineman Jeff Allen ready to regain form he had with Chiefs - Houston Chronicle
Jeff Allen built a strong reputation with the Kansas City Chiefs for his nasty disposition, a brawling, go-for-the-throat approach on the field.

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney cracks NFL top 100 players list - Houston Chronicle
In the wake of a breakthrough season during which he finally remained relatively healthy, Texans Pro Bowl defensive end Jadeveon Clowney notched another honor Monday night.


NFL News

Richard Sherman makes good on promise to fund student’s college education - SBNation.com
Sherman told Hershai James that if she landed on the honor roll, he would pay for her college.

How did you become a fan of your NFL team? - SBNation.com
Here are some fun stories. You can also tell us your own!

A rally for Colin Kaepernick at NFL HQ showed how far his voice carries - SBNation.com
Many gathered across the country Thursday in honor of Colin Kaepernick and his stance against police brutality.

Torrey Smith says Colin Kaepernick is still unsigned because teams ‘can’t get over a protest’ - SBNation.com
Kaepernick’s former teammate, Torrey Smith, weighed in on his situation.

Jim Harbaugh responds to Brandon Jacobs, who says he’ll get him fired - SBNation.com
Jacobs says Harbaugh "didn’t know what he was doing" in San Francisco.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros Show No Mercy in Comeback Win - The Crawfish Boxes
The Astros had perhaps their most amazing game of 2017 on Memorial Day.

Rockets work out Kennedy Meeks, Nigel Williams-Goss and 5 other draft prospects - The Dream Shake
Draft prep has begun as the Rockets take a look at some potential new players.

Texas baseball gets No.2 seed in Long Beach NCAA tournament regional - Burnt Orange Nation
The Longhorns earned a favorable, but slightly surprising draw.

Luken Baker done for season - Frogs O' War
The star slugger had surgery on his non-throwing arm.

Baylor Selected for NCAA Houston Regional - Our Daily Bears
Bears make their first NCAA appearance since 2012 and will see some familiar faces.

Lubbock Regional Announced as Red Raiders Earn #5 National Seed - Viva The Matadors
Tech welcomes in Arizona, Sam Houston State, and Delaware to start the postseason.

LSU #4 National Seed, Baton Rouge Regional Details - And The Valley Shook
Tigers draw familiar foes in their regional and regional pairings.

Texas Baseball Regional Bracket for NCAA tournament - Barking Carnival
Here’s the entire bracket.

And Texas info:

Long Beach Regional

No. 1. Long Beach St. vs. No. 4 San Diego St.

No. 2. Texas vs. No. 3. UCLA

LONG BEACH REGIONAL GAME TIMES

JUNE 2 #2 Texas vs. #3 UCLA...

Houston Dash, Randy Waldrum part ways - Dynamo Theory
The Houston Dash and their head coach parts ways mid-season.