Houston Texans: Five First Round Draft Options

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Jan 1, 2015; Tampa, FL, USA; Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon (25) runs with the ball against the Auburn Tigers during the first half in the 2015 Outback Bowl at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

#2. Melvin Gordon, Running Back

Size: 6-1, 207 lbs
School: Wisconsin.
2014 Stats: 2587 rushing yards, 7.5 per carry, 29 touchdowns

My Analysis: Gordon is just 6’1, but weighs 207 pounds, according to ESPN.

He is able to easily break tackles, and that’s why last season he had an average of 7.5 yards per run, accumulating over 2500 yards on the season.

Both he or Gurley would be a great addition with Arian Foster in the backfield, if they were to fall that far in the draft.

If either of these two players are available when the Texans are on the clock, they should jump on the opportunity.

Texans 2014 Depth Chart: Arian Foster, Alfred Blue, Jonathan Grimes

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