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The Houston Texans have selected LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery in the third round of the NFL draft.
Montgomery was taken with the 95th overall selection Friday night.
He was fifth in the Southeastern Conference with eight sacks and also had 13 tackles for losses. He finished with 37 tackles for a defense that ranked eighth in the country with an average of 307.6 yards a game.
Earlier Friday, Houston selected South Carolina safety D.J. Swearinger in the second round with the 57th overall pick and North Carolina offensive tackle Brennan Williams in the third round at 89th overall. On Thursday, they picked Clemson receiver DeAndre Hopkins with the 27th overall selection.
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The Houston Texans selected defensive end Sam Montgomery from Louisiana State University. Montgomery looks like he will be playing outside linebacker for the Texans moving forward, which will add some much-needed depth for Brooks Reed and Whitney Mercilus.
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With their fifth-round pick, 142nd overall, in the 2013 NFL draft, the Tennessee Titans selected defensive end Lavar Edwards from LSU.
Edwards is the third LSU defensive end to be selected in this year's draft, after Barkevious Mingo went in the first round to the Browns and Sam Montgomery went in the third round to the Texans. In my seven-round mock, I had Montgomery going...