The second round of the 2013 NFL Draft kicked off in New York City Friday. The Texans will have three picks within the second and third round at 57,89 and 95.
With the 57th pick in the draft (team's second) the Texans selected South Carolina safety D.J. Swearinger. He was a second team All-SEC selection in 2012 after recording 79 tackles and 2 interceptions for the Gamecocks.
Two picks before Swearinger was selected, the San Francisco 49ers chose Rice tighend Vance McDonald with the 55th overall pick.
Welcome to our Local 2 Sports NFL Draft coverage. Updates all night!
With the 32nd and final pick in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens select Florida DB Matt Elam.
31 Dallas Cowboys select Wisconsin C Travis Frederick
30 St. Louis Rams select Georgia LB Alec Ogletree
29 Minnesota Vikins select Tennessee WR Cordarrelle Patterson
28 Denver Broncos select UNC DT Sylvester Williams
WITH THE 27TH PICK, the Houston Texans select Clemson WR DeAndre Hopkins.
26 Green Bay Packers select UCLA DE Datone Jones
25 Minnesota Vikings select FSU CB Xavier Rhodes.
24 Indianapolis Colts select the coolest name in the Draft thus far, FSU DE Bjoern Werner.
23 Minnesota Vikings select Florida DT Sharrif Floyd
22 Atlanta Falcons select Washington CB Desmond Trufant.
*Randy note: 9:35..heading from Press Box at Reliant to Draft Party for lilve shots. more update comiing from Local 2 Sports crew**
21 Cincinnati Bengals TE Tyler Eifert Notre Dame
20 Chicago Bears Kyle Long G Oregon
Of the 19 picks so far in the 2013 NFL Draft, only two selections are offensive position players. Tavon Austin (WR) and EJ Manuel (QB).
19 NY Giants G Justin Pugh Syracuse
18 San Francisco Eric Reid Safety LSU
*Randy note: Cowboys trade with SF for 18th pick. Cowboys get 3rd rd pick*
17 Pittsburgh Steelers take OLB Jarvis Jones Georgia
16 Buffalo Bills QB E.J. Manuel Florida State
15 New Orleans Saints take Texas Safety Kenny Vaccaro
14 Carolina Panthers Star Lotuldele DT Utah
13 NY Jets take Missouri DT Sheldon Richardson
12 Oakland Raiders take UH's D.J. Hayden CB
11 San Diego Chargers take D.J. Fluker OT Alabama
10 Tennessee Titans take Chance Warmack G Alabama
*Randy note: Texans projected still to pick at around 9:45p *
9. New York Jets select: Dee Milner DE Alabama
8. St. Louis Rams select (via trade with Buffalo Bills) WVU WR Tavon Austin. Austin becomes the first position player off the board.
*Nick's Notes: 4 of the first 7 picks are offensive linemen, the other 3 are defensive ends. This draft is being won in the trenches early.
7. Arizona Cardinals select UNC OG Jonathan Cooper
6. Cleveland Browns select LSU DE Barkevious Mingo.
5. Detroit Lions select:(via Barry Sanders!) Ezekeil Ansah DE BYU
4. Philadelphia Eagles select Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson.
6:51p Randy Mc here back from the Texans War Room where the Draft is about to begin. Texans currently own the 27th pick in the 1st round. Buzz is they could trade out of the 1st round.. Let's see how it plays out. They need a WR.
3. Miami Dolphins (via trade with Oakland Raiders) select Oregon LB Dion Jordan.
2. Jacksonville Jaguars select Texas A&M OT Luke Joeckel. Joeckel was a First Team All-American for the Aggies.
1. With the first pick of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Kansas City Chiefs selected Eric Fisher, an offensive tackle out of Central Michigan University. The rest of the first round draft order is below.