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Houston Texans News: June 1, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, June 1, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Report: Texans' Keith Mumphery expelled, banned from Michigan State for sexual misconduct - Houston Chronicle
In the wake of a sexual assault allegation that didn't result in him being charged with a crime, Texans wide receiver Keith Mumphery was expelled from Michigan State and banned from its campus.

Gil Brandt mentions Houston Texans as one of the most talented teams
The Houston Texans have one of the best rosters in the NFL. They almost made Gil Brandt's top-10 list of the most talented rosters.

Deep Cuts of Houston Texans OTAs: Carlos Watkins, Denzel Rice, Jaelen Strong and More - Houston - Scout
A deeper look at the Houston Texans during the second week of OTAs.

David Quessenberry returns to field for Texans |
Houston Texans tackle David Quessenberry made his return to the field this week, his first in three seasons since undergoing cancer treatment.

Texans see progress from rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson - Houston Chronicle
Texans rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson had scant seconds to scan the field, reading the situation on the fly Wednesday as he diagnosed defenses during a red-zone drill.

Texans Foundation finalist for Johnson award
The Houston Texans are among the top 16 organizations chosen as a finalist for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award, the foundation announced today.

Jaelen Strong limps off, Texans end practice early - Houston Chronicle
Texans coach Bill O'Brien halted practice early Wednesday, a decision made following a session where wide receiver Jaelen Strong limped off the field.

Texans returner Tyler Ervin upbeat after difficult rookie year - Houston Chronicle
Slipping into the flat, Texans running back Tyler Ervin adeptly corralled a pass, secured the football and scooted into the open field.

Is Deshaun Watson the Houston Texans' weakest link?
Rookie quarterback Deshaun Watson is probably the weakest link on the Houston Texans and will need help to be successful in his first season.

NFL News

You shouldn't care if NFL players miss OTAs, even if they are important -
With only nine weeks of offseason work, every rep counts. However, as retired NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz explains, it’s okay when a player misses that time, too.

These quotes about the Jets' QBs are making us sad -
Josh McCown looks like he’ll win the starting role by default.

Dez Bryant says he got stopped for driving 180 mph ... and didn't get a ticket -
Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato was at the Cowboys’ practice, so Bryant bragged about his reckless driving.

The Rams understandably don't sound very enthusiastic about Jared Goff’s future -
New head coach Sean McVay may have damned his incumbent starting QB with the dreaded faint praise.

Ty Montgomery prefers being Packers’ top running back than 5th receiver -
Montgomery is fully embracing his role as the team’s top back in 2017.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Astros 17, Twins 6: Astros blast 6 home runs to Twins, win seventh straight - The Crawfish Boxes
"I must break you." — The entire Astros team.

James Harden named ESPN’s 28th most famous athlete - The Dream Shake
The Beard rose up the rankings significantly this year.

On Texas TE signee Reese Leitao, core values, mistakes, and privilege - Burnt Orange Nation
The Texas head coach differentiates between mistakes and core value violations. The athletic department believes Leitao made a mistake.

2018 QB recruit Justin Rogers commits to TCU over LSU, North Carolina - Frogs O' War
The 4-star QB from the Boot is a huge pickup for the Horned Frogs.

Daily Bears Reports 5/30- Football, Hoops, Baseball and Softball - Our Daily Bears
Sic ‘Em!

NCAA Baseball Tournament: How Big 12 schools will fare - Viva The Matadors
Predicting the results for each individual Big 12 program.

Here we go again.

Women’s College World Series Preview Part 2: Outlook - And The Valley Shook
What to watch for throughout the tournament.

2018 Texas Football Recruiting: Safety DeMarvion Overshown Commits to Longhorns - Barking Carnival
Herman is killing it in Beast Texas. The tenth commitment for the 2018 class brings a skill set as strong as his name and he’s a top 20 consensus recruit in the state of Texas.

AAC Preseason Position Previews: Offensive Line - Underdog Dynasty
We take a look at who will be the best at controlling the line of scrimmage in order to move the ball downfield.

Houston Dynamo vs Real Salt Lake Final Score: Houston can’t stop scoring at home - Dynamo Theory
Houston get big 5-1 home win over Real Salt Lake.