* HOUSTON* – The Houston Texans announced that they have signed 10 undrafted rookie free agents today.
Teams are able to sign any draft-eligible college players who were not selected during the two-day NFL draft once the draft has concluded. Seven of the 10 players signed by the Texans play on the offensive side of the ball, and four of them line up in the offensive backfield.
The Texans signed a pair of running backs, a fullback and a quarterback, along with two offensive guards and a wide receiver. On defense, Houston added two defensive ends and a cornerback.
This group joins the seven players Houston drafted last weekend to make up the 2006 Texans rookie class.
Houston Texans 2006 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents
Player Height Weight Position College
Phillip Alexander 6-4 265 DE Duke
Matt Baker 6-3 210 QB UNC
Mike Brisiel 6-5 282 OG Colo. State
Kelvin Chaisson 6-4 290 OG Oklahoma
Jeff Charleston 6-4 260 DE Idaho State
Quadtrine Hill 6-2 228 FB Miami (Fla.)
Damien Rhodes 6-0 217 RB Syracuse
Richie Ross 6-4 205 WR Neb.-Kearney
Chris Taylor 6-0 220 RB Indiana
John Walker 6-1 200 CB USC