Here are your daily Texans stories for Thursday:
Kids wear Watt jerseys by Tania Ganguli, ESPN
"The public school has an enrollment of about 700 students from pre-kindergarten to fourth grade. Their receptionist tells me the faculty was asked to wear Texans shirts or jerseys, preferably Watt’s No. 99, to school on Tuesday. Some students joined the party, and they took this photo together."
Signing Day Look Back by Drew Dougherty, Houstontexans.com
"Around the country, hundreds of high school seniors are signing to play college football. HoustonTexans.com loves this day. Last year, Eric SanInocencio examined what the Top 5 players from the 2007-2009 NSD classes accomplished.In 2014, we took a gander at how many stars the notable Texans had coming out of high school.This year, we checked out how many stars some of the 2015 Texans rookies earned when they were NCAA hopefuls. As you’ll see, where you’re ranked coming out of high school doesn’t always define your professional future."
Vince Wilfork Goes to Cabo by Jesse Clark, Houstontexans.com
"The NFL season is a grind. From training camp in August to a playoff game in January, Texans players battled fatigue, injuries, and all the natural highs and lows that come with the six month season.Although the offseason is here, there’s still plenty of work to be done, as players use the upcoming months to let their bodies recover, and before long, get back in the gym to work out and prepare for another season of football.Nevertheless, time off is needed, and Vince Wilfork took full advantage recently. The defensive tackle and his wife, Bianca, spent some time on vacation in Cabo San Lucas last week."
Four Round Mock Draft by Battle Red Blog
"NFL.com’s Chad Reuter put virtual pen to virtual paper and has created a four (4!) round mock draft for your review. With it being February 2nd and all, it stands to reason that a lot will change. For now, however, Reuter is not embracing the notion of your Houston Texans drafting a QB in the first round."