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Houston Texans News: June 28, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, June 28, 2017.

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Houston Texans News

Texans rookie Dylan Cole catches coaches' eye - Houston Chronicle
The caveat about performance during NFL spring practices always involves the lack of contact drills.

Houston Texans: Is Robert Nelson the next A.J. Bouye?
Robert Nelson is primed for a breakout campaign in 2017 and very well could be the next Texans’ player to go from an unknown commodity to a premier player in the NFL.

Houston Texans must win a Super Bowl now for J.J. Watt
J.J. Watt has been the face of the franchise for most of the decade but this could be the last chance for the Houston Texans to win with him on defense.

John McClain's Texans' breakdown: Defensive line - Houston Chronicle
The Texans could have the best defensive line in the NFL this season.

Texans coach Mike Vrabel's son, Tyler, commits to Boston College - Houston Chronicle
Tyler Vrabel, the son of Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel, has verbally committed to play football at Boston College.

NFL News

Bill Belichick's 10 best losses ranked by how happy they made NFL fans -
When the Patriots lose, the rest of the country wins.

Marquette King is punting eggs, bologna, and whatever else he can get his hands on -
Marquette King punted a whole grocery list because he just does weird things.

Logan Ryan paid off his brother’s $82,000 student loans as a birthday present -
Now THAT’s a good gift.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Athletics 6, Astros 4: Astros’ comeback falls short in the 9th - The Crawfish Boxes
Healy’s grand slam too much to overcome.

2017 NBA Awards: Other awards prove that Daryl Morey was the biggest snub - The Dream Shake
What defines NBA Executive of the Year?

Texas Longhorns 2017 scholarship chart and analysis - Burnt Orange Nation
A look at how Texas’ scholarships are currently allocated throughout the roster and what talent is expected to soon join the mix.

ODB MAILBAG 6/27 - Our Daily Bears
For whatever reason, I’ve been asked to take over the Friday Mailbag (which will run on Friday going forward). I suppose it’s because, like you, I love Baylor. No questions are off limits, but...

De-commit: How we got here - Viva The Matadors
A journey to understand how "de-committing" became a thing.

Mistakes Cost LSU The College World Series - And The Valley Shook
LSU dropped game two of the CWS in heartbreaking fashion.

Houston Lands Commitment from Stand Out Quarterback Chance Amie - Underdog Dynasty
Major Applewhite finds his guy at quarterback as the Cougars continue to dominate AAC recruiting.

US Open Cup Edition: Previewing Dynamo vs. Sporting Kansas City with the Blue Testament - Dynamo Theory
We spoke with Cody Bradley at the Blue Testament to discuss the US Open Cup and the round 5 matchup between the Dynamo and SKC.