The Texans moved up to the No. 12 spot to select Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and players reacted immediately.
On Tuesday's Texans All Access, DeAndre Hopkins said he believed the fellow Clemson Tiger was the best quarterback in this year's draft.
— Deandre Hopkins (@Nukdabomb) April 28, 2017
Jadeveon Clowney, despite being from rival University of South Carolina, also offered his congratulations.
Houston moved up 13 spots to select the national championship winning quarterback. Other players also welcomed their newest teammate Thursday night, immediately after the Texans draft selection.