HOUSTON – Tom Savage could be the Houston Texans starting quarterback in the near future after he relieved Brock Osweiler and led the Texans to a comeback victory over the Jaguars.
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Find out more about Tom Savage:
Attended Cardinal O'Hara High School in Springfield, Pa., starting his last three seasons at quarterback.
Enrolled at three different universities: Rutgers, Arizona and Pittsburgh (2013).
Started 28 of 31 games played. Completed 430-of-757 passes (56.8 percent) for 5,690 yards, 37 touchdowns and 19 interceptions.
Played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and Big 33 Football Classic.
Communications major at Pitt.
Selected by Houston Texans with 35th pick in the fourth round (135th overall) of 2014 NFL Draft.
Signed by Texans on May 16, 2014.
Inactive for first 12 weeks of 2014 season. Made his NFL debut but did not attempt a pass vs. Tennessee (11/30) in Week 13.
Entered Week 15 game vs Indianapolis (12/14) in relief of Ryan Fitzpatrick. Was 10 of 19 passing for 127 yards and one interception.
Completed his first NFL pass at 13:06 of the second quarter to WR DeAndre Hopkins for 9 yards.
Placed on the Injured Reserve on Sept. 1, 2015, and missed the rest of the season.
His older brother, Bryan, played quarterback at Wisconsin (2004-05) and Hofstra (2007-08).
The Texans (8-6) are tied with the Titans (8-6) for the division lead, with the Colts (7-7) one game back. The Texans hold the tiebreaker over both teams with a better division record (5-0).