Texans Sign 3rd Rd Pick WR Posey

Texans sign WR DeVier Posey

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The Houston Texans have signed third-round draft pick WR DeVier Posey. was one of two third-round draft picks for the Texans and is the seventh of the eight draft picks to sign with the team.


Posey (6-1, 208) was taken with the 68th overall pick out of Ohio State. He ranked seventh in school history with 136 receptions, and was eighth with 1,955 yards receiving in his four-year career for the Buckeyes.


Posey, who started 29-of-41 games in his career, had five career 100-yard receiving games, including three during his junior season. He earned All-Big Ten honorable mention as a junior after starting all 13 games and finishing second on the team with 53 receptions for 848 yards and seven touchdowns. Posey led the Buckeyes with 60 receptions as a sophomore, good for 828 yards and eight touchdowns.


Posey sat out 10 games his senior season due to suspension, but managed 12 receptions for 162 yards and two touchdowns in three games.


Following are the 2012 draft picks that the Houston Texans have signed:


NAME                        POS         HT      WT   AGE   RD  OVERALL      COLLEGE               

Whitney Mercilus        OLB         6-4      254      21        1                     26      Illinois

DeVier Posey              WR           6-1      208      22        3                     68      Ohio State

Ben Jones                    C               6-3      303      22        4                     99      Georgia

Keshawn Martin         WR         5-11      194      22        4                   121      Michigan State

Jared Crick                  DE            6-4      276      22        4                   126      Nebraska

Randy Bullock            K              5-9      208      22        5                   161      Texas A&M

Nick Mondek              T               6-5      304      23        6                   195      Purdue

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