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Path to the Draft: Texans third-round picks since 2002

Posted Apr 18, 2013

The Texans will select the 89th and 95th overall picks in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

The Texans have two picks in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, which starts on Thursday, April 25, and ends Saturday, April 27.

The Texans will select the 89th and 95th overall picks. Of the 15 third-round picks in Texans franchise history, four are currently on the roster in WR DeVier Posey, G Brandon Brooks, NT Earl Mitchell and G Antoine Caldwell. One players drafted 95th overall since 2002, Jimmy Graham, has gone on to make the Pro Bowl.

Third-round draft picks in Texans history:
Year: Player, Pos, College (Overall Pick)
2012: DeVier Posey, WR, Ohio State (68); Brandon Brooks, G, Miami (Ohio) (76)
2010: Earl Mitchell, DT, Arizona (81)
2009: Antoine Caldwell, C, Alabama (77)
2008: Antwaun Molden, CB, Eastern Kentucky (79); Steve Slaton, RB, West Virginia (89)
*2007: Jacoby Jones, WR, Lane College (73)
2006: Charles Spencer, T, Cincinnati (65); Eric Winston, T, Miami (66)
2005: Vernand Morency, RB, Oklahoma St. (73)
2003: Antwan Peek, LB, Cincinnati (67); Seth Wand, T, NW Missouri St. (75); Dave Ragone, QB, Louisville (88)
2002: Fred Weary, G, Tennessee (66); Charles Hill, DT, Maryland (83)
*Pro Bowler

Players picked 89th overall since 2002:

Year: Player, Pos, College (Team)
2012 Akiem Hicks, DT, Regina (Canada) (New Orleans)
2011 Shareece Wright, DB, USC (San Diego)
2010 Armanti Edwards, WR, Appalachian St. (Carolina)
2009 Jared Cook, TE, South Carolina (Baltimore)
2008 Steve Slaton, RB, West Virginia (Houston)
2007 Aaron Rouse, S, Virginia Tech (Green Bay)
2006 Rashad Butler, T, Miami (Carolina)
2005 Atiyyah Ellison, DT, Missouri (Carolina)
2004 Matt Ware, DB, UCLA (Philadelphia)
2003 Andrew Williams, DE, Miami (San Francisco)
2002: Akin Ayodele, DE, Purdue (Jacksonville)

Pick #95 overall since 2002:                          

Year: Player, Pos, College (Team)
2012: Tony Bergstrom, G, Utah (Oakland)
2011: Curtis Brown, DB, Texas (Pittsburgh)
*2010: Jimmy Graham, TE, Miami (New Orleans)
2009: Rashad Johnson, DB, Alabama            (Arizona)
2008: Mario Manningham, WR, Michigan (N.Y. Giants)
2007: Dante Hughes, CB, California (Indianapolis)
2006: Willie Reid, WR, Florida State (Pittsburgh)
2005: Darryl Blackstock, LB, Virginia (Arizona)
2004: Gus Scott, S, Florida (New England)
2003: Billy McMullen,WR, Virginia (Philadelphia)
2002: Eric Crouch, WR, Nebraska (St. Louis)
*Pro Bowler


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