Houston Texans Roundup (5/1): One week away from 2014 NFL Draft


Aug 29, 2013; Columbia, SC, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (7) jogs off the field following their win over the North Carolina Tar Heels at Williams-Brice Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Blake-USA TODAY Sports

We are all now officially one week away from (finally) the 2014 NFL Draft, and it seems the Houston Texans have went from the Final Four to the Final Two of who they will draft with the No. 1 overall pick.

Those two players seem to be either Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel or South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.

Who will the Texans select?

In a CSN Houston post, it quotes the following from Texans General Manager Rick Smith from a Fox Sports  Southwest interview:

"“I absolutely know who I want. I know the guys we like. The fortunate thing about having the first pick is I’ve got the pick of the litter, so I will know exactly who I want at that point.”"

For this site, you all made your voice heard in our poll the past two days, with Manziel being ahead in the vote with 76-percent of the vote, that has a total as of this writing of 843 votes.

I absolutely know who I want

Clowney has 17-percent of the votes, followed by Khalil Mack (LB, Buffalo) with 4-percent, Other with 2-percent and Blake Bortles with 0-percent or seven total votes.

Today will be the final day of the voting, so if you still want to vote, click here.

So I’ll ask again, who do you want with the No. 1 pick and why?

In other Texans news:

FanSided had a fun post with various tweets by Arian Foster and his new found love of bacon.

Blogging Dirty, a FanSided Atlanta Falcons site, wrote about how a trade with the Texans could cost less than expected.

• On the official Texans site, they have a one-on-one video interview with GM Rick Smith.

• Here is a 2011 NFL Draft re-do by FanSided’s NFL Spin Zone.

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