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2019 Houston Texans Draft Recap: Tytus Howard Is Not Your Typical “Small School Prospect”

Despite the “unsexiness” of the Texans’ 2019 draft class, Houston actually came out of last weekend with a pretty solid group of players.

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As part of an annual tradition over on ”The Film Room,” I like to rant, vent, and express my thoughts on how teams did on draft weekend in a rather long-winded, podcast-ish format over on my YouTube channel. 2019 is no different, but the format has been slightly altered for this year’s recap show from a one-off episode to a full-blown four-part series!

From Tuesday until Friday, I will be uploading draft recaps and reactions for two divisions at a time. Seeing as how I’m a massive Texans homer, I could think of no better place to start than with the AFC South and NFC North. Houston’s much-maligned draft class was first up on my list to review, followed by the rest of their AFC South rivals. You can check out my complete review below, but here are a few quick-hitters on my overall thoughts to get you started:

[1] Tytus Howard is a technically sound pass protector despite the “project” label levied against him. I did not have him as a second round pick because of any perceived technical issue; I had him there because the dude needs to hit the weight room....hard.

[2] Max Scharping is probably a better fit at guard than tackle in the NFL.

[3] Lonnie Johnson is the big, long press corner that this team has lacked for...I don’t know...forever? Protect him over the top with a safety, and I think we’ve got something here.

[4] Kahale Warring reminds me of a less-quick version of Zach Ertz.

[5] Charles Omenihu had no business being a fifth round pick, and I mean that as a compliment.

[6] Xavier Crawford has a chance to make the team as a nickel or dime corner.

[7] Cullen Gillaspia is an actual crazy person.

Enjoy the show!