Found July 18, 2012 on State of the Texans:

One of the more popular Houston Texans, Connor Barwin takes the first steps in welcoming the newest Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin to the city. He was showing nothing more than hospitality to the newest Houston athlete. Not to be outdone, Nose tackle Shaun Cody had something to say about it too.

Have to love the personalities on the Texans.

Welcome to Htown @JLin7! I’ve got an open couch and a hoop in my living room w/ your name on it.

— Connor Barwin (@ConnorBarwin98) July 17, 2012

It’s official @JLin7 can shoot free throws from his new bed! twitter.com/ConnorBarwin98… — Connor Barwin (@ConnorBarwin98) July 18, 2012

“@ConnorBarwin98: Welcome to Htown @JLin7! I’ve got an open couch and a hoop in my living room w/ your name on it.”– your couch is not open

— Shaun Cody (@ShaunCody95) July 18, 2012

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