By DEEPI SIDHU, SportsRadio 610

HOUSTON (CBS Houston) – The 2013 draft class of Houston Texan rookies will get a chance to showcase their skills to coaches May 10-12 during the team’s rookie mini-camp.  The rookie mini-camp allows players to get an early start on organized team activities (OTAs) and for the teams to host players for tryouts.

Participants in rookie mini-camp include the 9 players drafted, 24 undrafted free agents (UDFAs), plus an undisclosed group of players invited by the Texans.  As per the Collective Bargaining Agreement, first-year players who signed an NFL player contract but have not accumulated a season of pension credit are also eligible.

Texans 2013 draft picks:
Round 1, Pick 27 (27 overall): WR DeAndre Hopkins, Clemson
Round 2, Pick 25 (57): SS D.J. Swearinger, South Carolina
Round 3, Pick 27 (89): OT Brennan Williams, North Carolina
Round 3, Pick 33 (95)*: OLB Sam Montgomery, LSU
Round 4, Pick 27 (124): OLB Trevardo Williams, Connecticut
Round 6, Pick 8 (176): OT David Quessenberry, San Jose State
Round 6, Pick 27 (195): WR Alan Bonner, Jacksonville State
Round 6, Pick 30 (233): DT Chris Jones, Bowling Green
Round 6, Pick 33 (201)*: TE Ryan Griffin, Connecticut
*Compensatory selection

UDFA selections*:
QB Collin Klein (Kansas State)
RB Ray Graham (Pittsburgh)
RB Dennis Johnson (Arkansas)
RB George Winn (Cincinnati)
RB Cierre Wood (Notre Dame)
FB Zach Boren (Ohio State)
WR Marlon Brown (Georgia)
WR Andy Cruse (Miami (Ohio))
WR Alec Lemon (Syracuse)
WR Ozoma Nwachukwu (Texas A&M)
WR Michael Smith (Connecticut)
T Dann O’Neill (Western Michigan)
G Alex Kupper (Louisville)
G Bryan Collins (SMU)

DE Earl Okine (Florida)
LB Justin Tuggle (Kansas State)
ILB Ja’Gared Davis (SMU)
ILB Evan Frierson (Illinois State)
CB Johnny Adams (Michigan State)
CB A.J. Bouye (Central Florida)
CB Travis Howard (Ohio State)
S Orhian Johnson (Ohio State)
S Jawanza Starling (USC)

Special teams
P Andrew Shapiro (Fresno State)

Eligible First-Year Players:
QB Case Keenum
TE Phillip Supernaw
TE Jake Byrne
OL Nick Mondek
DE Delano Johnson
DE Keith Browner
ILB Cameron Collins

*This is the unofficial list of UDFAs yet to be signed by the Houston Texans.

Rookies will remain with the team until OTAs begin May 20th.


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