Texans finish signing entire draft class

The Houston Texans have signed second-round draft choice D.J. Swearinger and third-rounder Brennan Williams on Tuesday. All nine of Houston's draft picks are now under contract with training camp beginning Friday. Swearinger, a safety at South Carolina taken 57th overall, had 79 tackles, two interceptions, seven pass breakups, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries for...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Digging Deep: Brennan Williams

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...
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May 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans take UConn OLB Trevardo Williams

HOUSTON (AP) -- 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans take UConn OLB Trevardo Williams

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...
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April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Draft:Brennan Williams

With the 89th pick Brennan Williams 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...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

The not so Crystal Ball: 2nd round mock

The first round went so well, so why not try it again right? I can promise you there will be a ton of trades in the 1st half of this draft. Although this may be a complete waste of time, as promised here is my 2nd round mock. 33 Jacksonville Jonathan Banks, CB Mississippi State 34 San Francisco Jesse Williams, DT Alabama 35 Philadelphia Geno Smith, QB West Virginia 36 ...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Top day two NFL draft prospects

Below is my list of the top NFL draft prospect for day two. 1. Manti Te’o (MLB) -Notre Dame 2. Arthur Brown (OLB)-Kansas State 3. Matt Barkley (QB)-USC 4. Kevin Minter (MLB)-LSU 5. Barrett Jones (C)-Alabama 6. John Cyprien (SS)-Florida Int 7. Tyler Wilson (QB)-Arkansas 8. Eddie Lacy (RB)-Alabama 9. Jesse Williams (NT)-Alabama 10. Damontre Moore (DE)-Texas A&M 11. Jamar Taylor...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Which Draft Path Should They Choose?

The idea of the NFL draft is to help the weaker teams by allowing them the earlier selections in the draft with the thinking being that they will obtain the better players so as to "even the playing field". This draft class is a little different from the norm in that it is more of a deep class rather than a top heavy class. This situation is beneficial for the Texans as...
Via Football Nation
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Sea-Mock: Draft Predictions For The Seattle Seahawks

With the 2013 NFL Draft right around the corner, I thought I would concoct a mock draft for the Seattle Seahawks.  If you have any comments or would like to send me an email to spar, I'd encourage you to do so at my email, There are several approaches to drafting: horizontal drafting or vertical drafting.  When you horizontal draft, it indicates...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers 7 Round Mock Draft by CJ Milner

Carolina Panthers 7 Round Mock Draft by CJ MilnerBy the time the 14th pick rolls around and Carolina is on the clock, some of the players who should be their top targets will likely be gone. That list, in no particular order, includes: WR Cordarrelle Patterson, OT Lane Johnson, OG Chance Warmack, DT’s Sharrif Floyd, Sheldon Richardson, & Star Lotulelei, CB Dee Milliner, and...
Via New NFL Draft
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys 2013 7 Round Mock Draft

Dallas Cowboys 7 Round Mock DraftBy Santos GonzalezThe Dallas Cowboys have a lot to address this offseason, the biggest problem was probably interior line and sadly I don’t have them addressing it. Here is a revised edition of my Team Mock Draft due to the fact that newly hired DC Monte Kiffin will be influencing just how much help we need to make the transition go successfully...
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February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

All-ACC Football Selections Announced

The All-ACC teams were announced on Monday with a total of nine Tar Heels named to the All-ACC teams including four on the first team. Giovani Bernard earned the distinction of being named First Team All-ACC at two positions. Bernard was named to the first team as a running back and specialist. The redshirt sophomore finished the season with 1228 yards rushing or 122.8 ypg. That...
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November 26, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: North Carolina vs. Virginia Scouting Preview

In a Thursday night showing of ACC foes, the surprisingly competitive Virginia Cavilers match-up against the NFL Talent-laden North Carolina offense/defense. By our scouting notes alone, North Carolina should run all over Virginia (with our top 2013/2014 running back and a host of talented offensive linemen) and shut down Virginia with their defense (UVA’s offensive tackle Aboushi can’t...
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November 15, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Positional Rankings-Offensive Tackles

1. D.J. Fluker, Alabama Grade-1st Round 2. Taylor Lewan, Michigan Grade-1st  Round 3. Jake Matthews, Texas A&M Grade-1st Round 4.  Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M Grade-1st Round 5.  Alex Hurst, LSU Grade-1st Round 6. Ricky Wagner, Wisconsin Grade-1st Round 7. Brennan Williams, North Carolina-Grade-2nd Round 8. Oday Aboushi, Virginia Grade-1st Round 9. Dallas Thomas...
Via Draft Board Insider
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Brennan Williams, Sylvester Williams Among Top NFL Draft Prospects in North Carolina-Idaho Matchup

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...
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals brace for North Carolina's size

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Louisville players have frequently talked about measuring up Saturday against North Carolina, figuratively and literally. The Tar Heels are big and long. They are the biggest opponent the 19th-ranked Cardinals have faced this season. The shortest player on the Tar Heels' offensive line stands 6-foot-4 and UNC also features a trio of 6-7 blockers upfront...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
September 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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