2014 NFL Draft: Houston Texans 7-Round Mock, Final Edition

2014 NFL Draft: Houston Texans' Seven-Round Mock, Final Edition

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Despite a massive meltdown in 2013, there is still hope in the future for the Houston Texans. With the first overall selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Texans have an opportunity to pick up a franchise-changing player, and they need to make sure that they make the right pick. With that said, here is the final Houston Texans' mock draft for 2014.

Round 1- Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina

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Round 1- Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina

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Although there is a lot of mystery surrounding who the Texans will take with the first overall pick, in my opinion, Jadeveon Clowney is the clear choice. Clowney is a once-in-a-generation prospect and will be a great player from day one.

Round 2- Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, Eastern Illinois

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Round 2- Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, Eastern Illinois

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With their second round pick, the Texans should shift their focus toward solidifying the quarterback position. Jimmy Garoppolo is raw, but his quick release and strong arm make him a desirable prospect.

Round 3- Michael Schofield, OT, Michigan

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Round 3- Michael Schofield, OT, Michigan

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The Texans’ offensive line was a mess in 2013, especially at right tackle. Luckily, by picking up Michael Schofield with this selection, the Texans are getting a versatile player with the ability to become a solid right tackle at the NFL level.

Round 4- Adrian Hubbard, OLB, Alabama

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Round 4- Adrian Hubbard, OLB, Alabama

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Although he didn’t quite live up to expectations while at Alabama, Adrian Hubbard possesses starting-caliber talent. The Texans could use a pass-rusher like Hubbard, and they would be wise to snag him with this pick.

Round 4- Shayne Skov, ILB, Stanford

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Round 4- Shayne Skov, ILB, Stanford

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Based on talent alone, Shayne Skov should go well before this pick. However, due to the devaluation of the inside linebacker position, Skov falls to the Texans’ second fourth-round pick. Skov is a smart, instinctive player who could combine with Brian Cushing to give the Texans a great inside linebacker tandem.

Round 5- Kyrhi Thornton, DT, Southern Mississippi

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Round 5- Kyhri Thornton, DT, Southern Mississippi

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Jerrell Powe is currently the only defensive tackle on the Texans’ roster, and the fact is, if the team really wants to improve, they will need to add depth behind him. Kyhri Thornton has a natural ability to rush the passer and could be a solid rotational player from day one.

Round 6- Anthony Steen, OG, Alabama

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Round 6- Anthony Steen, OG, Alabama

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The interior offensive line was a concern for the Texans in 2013, but with the selection of Anthony Steen here, the team could be adding a potential-starter at the guard position. Steen is raw right now, but with a season or two of development, he could develop into a starter.

Round 6- A.C. Leonard, TE, Tennessee State

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Round 6- A.C. Leonard, TE, Tennessee State

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Garrett Graham is a solid tight end, but the depth behind him is lacking. By selecting A.C. Leonard here, the Texans are getting a player who can combine with Graham to give the team a great 1-2 punch at the tight end position.

Round 6- Storm Johnson, RB, UCF

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Round 6- Storm Johnson, RB, UCF

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Arian Foster’s effectiveness was noticeably lower in 2013, and going into 2014, there is concern that Foster is done being the elite player we became accustomed to. Storm Johnson looks the part at 6-foot, 209 pounds, and Johnson could be a solid insurance policy in case Foster falters.

Round 7- Daniel Sorenson, SS, BYU

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Round 7- Daniel Sorenson, SS, BYU

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D.J. Swearinger could be a solid starter at strong safety for the Texans, but the depth behind him needs to be improved. Daniel Sorenson won’t make headlines for his exciting play, however, he is a solid depth player and someone who could contribute on special teams.

Round 7- Aaron Colvin, CB, Oklahoma

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Round 7- Aaron Colvin, CB, Oklahoma

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Jonathan Joseph and Kareem Jackson are a solid cornerback duo for the Texans, but the team is lacking a third corner that the truly elite secondaries have. Aaron Colvin has injury concerns due to a torn ACL he suffered at the Senior Bowl, but when he’s healthy, Colvin has legitimate starting potential.


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