Last-minute mock draft survey: Mathews the heavy favorite at 20

The media buzz leading up to the draft is that the Texans are expected to take a running back or cornerback with the 20th overall pick tonight.

Judging by mock drafts around the web, the heavy favorite to be the Texans' first-round pick is running back Ryan Mathews of Fresno State. In a survey of 20 mocks, including our own on HoustonTexans.com, Mathews went to the Texans a whopping 13 times.

The only other prospects picked for the Texans: Boise State cornerback Kyle Wilson (five times) and Clemson running back C.J. Spiller (twice).

Mock Draft Pick
Paul Kuharsky (ESPN) – HoustonTexans.com Mock Draft Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Rick Gosselin – Dallas Morning News C.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson
John McClain – Houston Chronicle Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Lance Zierlein – Houston Chronicle Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Peter King – SI.com Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Don Banks – SI.com Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Charles Davis – NFL.com Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Steve Wyche – NFL.com Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Bucky Brooks – NFL.com Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Pat Kirwan – NFL.com Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Mel Kiper – ESPN.com (premium content) Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Todd McShay – ESPN.com (premium content) Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Adam Caplan – Scout.com Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Wes Bunting – National Football Post Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Sam Farmer – LA Times C.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson
Pete Prisco – CBS Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Jarrett Bell – USA Today Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Charley Casserly – CBS Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Rob Rang – NFLDraftScout.com Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Evan Silva – PFT/NBC Sports Ryan Mathews, RB, Fresno State

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