Texans history in the 6th rd of NFL Draft

The Texans will pick three times in the sixth round.

Along with a trio of third-rounders, Houston also has a fourth and seventh round selection in the 2018 NFL Draft.

Yesterday, we looked back at every seventh-rounder ever chosen by the Texans.

Today, the 6th-rounders get the spotlight.

Since 2002, the Texans have picked 24 times in the sixth. This will be the first year since 2015 the Texans have chosen in the sixth. Some of the more notable names include Brice McCain, Ryan Griffin, Alfred Blue and Christian Covington. 

McCain is still in the NFL, but the former Utah cornerback spent the first five years of his career with the Texans. From 2009 to 2013 he appeared in 72 games with 10 starts, and he picked off five passes. He's gone on to one-year stops in Miami, Pittsburgh and Tennessee, with a combined 31 starts and six picks in that span. 

Griffin, meanwhile, was taken in 2013 out of Connecticut. The tight end had a breakout season in 2016, catching 50 passes for 442 yards and a pair of scores. Griffin has started 25 times in his career, and he's played in 63 games.

The second season of Covington's career was a productive one, as the defensive end from Rice saw his numbers jump in the tackles department from eight as a rookie to 26. An arm injury derailed his season after seven games in 2017.

Below are all the players chosen in the sixth round by the Texans.

<table border="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td>YEAR (pick)</td> <td>PLAYER</td> <td>POSITION</td> <td>SCHOOL</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2002 (173)</td> <td>DeMarcus Faggins</td> <td>DB</td> <td>Kansas St.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2002 (190)</td> <td>Howard Green</td> <td>DT</td> <td>LSU</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2003 (192)</td> <td>Drew Henson</td> <td>QB</td> <td>Michigan</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2003 (214)</td> <td>Keith Wright</td> <td>DT</td> <td>Missouri</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2004 (170)</td> <td>Vontez Duff</td> <td>DB</td> <td>Notre Dame</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2004 (175) </td> <td>Jammal Lord</td> <td>DB</td> <td>Nebraska</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2004 (200)</td> <td>Charlie Anderson</td> <td>LB</td> <td>Ole Miss</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2005 (227)</td> <td>C.C. Brown</td> <td>DB</td> <td>La.-Lafayette</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2006 (170)</td> <td>Wali Lundy</td> <td>RB</td> <td>Virginia</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2007 (183) </td> <td>Kasey Studdard</td> <td>OL</td> <td>Texas</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2008 (173)</td> <td>Dominique Barber</td> <td>DB</td> <td>Minnesota</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2009 (188)</td> <td>Brice McCain</td> <td>DB</td> <td>Utah</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2010 (187)</td> <td>Shelley Smith</td> <td>OL</td> <td>Colorado St.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2010 (197)</td> <td>Trindon Holliday</td> <td>WR/KR</td> <td>LSU</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2012 (195)</td> <td>Nick Mondek</td> <td>OL</td> <td>Purdue</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2013 (176)</td> <td>David Quessenberry</td> <td>OL</td> <td>San Jose St.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2013 (195) </td> <td>Alan Bonner</td> <td>WR</td> <td>Jacksonville St.</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2013 (198)</td> <td>Chris Jones</td> <td>DT</td> <td>Bowling Green</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2013 (201)</td> <td>Ryan Griffin</td> <td>TE</td> <td>UConn</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2014 (177)</td> <td>Jeoffrey Pagan</td> <td>DE</td> <td>Alabama</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2014 (181)</td> <td>Alfred Blue</td> <td>RB</td> <td>LSU</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2014 (211)</td> <td>Jay Prosch</td> <td>FB</td> <td>Auburn</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2015 (211)</td> <td>Reshard Cliett</td> <td>LB</td> <td>South Florida</td> </tr> <tr> <td>2015 (216)</td> <td>Christian Covington</td> <td>DT</td> <td>Rice</td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

The Houston Texans roster in photos. (Updated 5/20/2019)

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