Meet the Rookie: G Cordel Iwuagwu

Meet Texans rookie, offensive guard Cordel Iwuagwu.

-Hometown: Houston, Texas

-6-3, 309 pounds

-Iwuagwu attended Westfield High School where he led the Mustangs

-Lined up mostly at left guard while at TCU. Started dall 14 games there as a sophomore and all 12 games as a senior in 2019.

-Iwuagwu was just one of two Horned Frogs on the offensive line to start every game at the same position and was a team captain in 10 games.

-Returned to action for TCU's Cheez-It Bowl victory over Cal in 2018 after being sidelined with an injury for eight games.

-Iwuagwu was one of seven Horned Frogs invited to the NFL Combine, along with teammate Ross Blacklock, drafted by Houston in the second round.

-Blacklock and Iwuagwu, both native Houstonians, played three seasons together at TCU (2017-19).

-Iwuagwu choses TCU over Arizona State, Illinois, Louisville and Syracuse.

-Iwuagwu was one of nine college free agents signed by the Texans on April 27.

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