In this third part of the Digging Deep series, we look at the Houston Texans’ first pick of the third round, offensive tackle Brennan Williams. Williams was considered a top tackle in the draft before a shoulder injury ended his season with the Tar Heels late in the 2012 season.
Williams is everything you want in an offensive tackle, a nasty player that knows how to finish off...
The Houston Texans have selected Connecticut outside linebacker Trevardo Williams in the fourth round of the NFL draft.
Williams was the 124th overall pick of the draft.
He had 42 tackles, including 13.5 for loss and 11.5 sacks in his senior season for Connecticut, following his junior season when he had 12.5 sacks, which was good for fifth in the country.
The Texans selected...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013
With the 89th pick
The Houston Texans have selected Brennan Williams, offensive tackle from North Carolina. Williams had a labrum injury that ended his season in 2012, and is almost back to 100% strength. His father Brent Williams played in the NFL for 8 seasons.
He is a an athletic offensive lineman and can play the position well. Considered a good pass protector...
In four of the last five years, North Carolina has produced a first round pick in the NFL draft. 2013 should be no different. UNC may never ascend to the top of the NCAA rankings, or even the ACC standings, but year after year they produce top NFL talent. Tune in this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. on NESNplus to see the Tar Heels (2-2) take on Idaho (0-4) at Kenan Memorial Stadium in Chapel...