Texans Select LSU RB Alfred Blue 181st Overall
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NEW YORK (CBS HOUSTON): The Houston Texans used their second pick of the 6th round (number 181 overall) by selecting a running back from LSU Alfred Blue.
Blue, a senior from Boutte, LA, played all four years at LSU with his best season 2011-12 when he scored 7 touchdowns for the Tigers.
Versatile runner who will be back in the running back rotation after missing most of the 2012 season with a knee injury … Injured against Idaho in week 3 and never returned to field … A fan-favorite, Blue has developed into more than capable running back who also excels at catching the ball out of the backfield … The tallest of LSU’s running backs at 6-foot-2, Blue has breakaway speed but can also grind out tough yards between the tackles … Played in 27 games with five starts during his career … Has rushed for 910 yards and 10 touchdowns in his first three years with the Tigers.