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 DraftPick
Paul Kuharsky (ESPN) – HoustonTexans.com Mock DraftRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Rick Gosselin – Dallas Morning NewsC.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson
John McClain – Houston ChronicleRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Lance Zierlein – Houston ChronicleRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Peter King – SI.comKyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Don Banks – SI.comRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Charles Davis – NFL.comRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Steve Wyche – NFL.comKyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Bucky Brooks – NFL.comRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Pat Kirwan – NFL.comKyle 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.comRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Wes Bunting – National Football PostRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Sam Farmer – LA TimesC.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson
Pete Prisco – CBSRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Jarrett Bell – USA TodayKyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Charley Casserly – CBSKyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
Rob Rang – NFLDraftScout.comRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State
Evan Silva – PFT/NBC SportsRyan Mathews, RB, Fresno State

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