Texans NFL Draft preview: Picks, needs, potential players
HOUSTON – The NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night in Nashville, Tennessee, as teams look to stockpile for the future.
The Texans are back to a full draft slate of picks unlike a year ago. They will be busy for all three days of the draft.
Here are their current picks in the 2019 draft:
Round 1 23rd overall
Round 2 54th and 55th overall
Round 3 86th overall
Round 4 No pick
Round 5 161st overall
Round 6 195th overall
Round 7 220th overall
General manager Brian Gaine wants to build through the draft to bring in young talent and build key depth at critical positions.
Here are some names being tied to the Texans if available in the first two rounds:
- Jonah Williams - Alabama
- Andre Dillard - Washington State
- Greg Little - Ole Miss
- Dalton Risner - Kansas State
- Kaleb McGary - Washington
- Greedy Williams - LSU
- Byron Murphy - Washington
- Deandre Baker - Georgia
- Kris Boyd - Texas
- Rock Ya Sin - Temple
The Texans will likely make their first-round selection if it holds at 23rd overall around 9:30 p.m.
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