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Highlight Reels and Twitter Handles for All 10 Houston Texans Draft Picks

Jump on the Twitter lurking train for this year's new crop of Texans.
Jump on the Twitter lurking train for this year's new crop of Texans.

For the Texans, the road back from 2-14 began this weekend.

Truth be told, it began back on New Year's Eve with the decision to hire Bill O'Brien as the new head coach, effectively giving this team an infusion of tough-mindedness and effectively suturing the aftereffects of the Kubi-ectomy that the team had undergone back on December 6 with the firing of Gary Kubiak.

On that fateful early December, out the door went predictability, blandness and the phrase "that's on me, John." In came phrases like "multiple," "game plan offense," and "competition up and down the roster."

Enough was enough, and it was time for a change. Now comes the first draft class of the O'Brien Era, and I am all about customer service. So without further ado, here is the primer, everything you need to familiarize yourself with the Texans' 2014 rookie class -- highlight reels, Twitter handles, and links to college bios and Rivals rankings.

Without further ado, your 2014 Houston Texan rookies...

JADEVEON CLOWNEY, DE/OLB, South Carolina (1st round, 1st overall selection) Twitter: @clwonejd Rivals Ranking (National/Position): 1/1 (5-star, DE, 2011)

 

XAVIER SU'A-FILO, OG/OT, UCLA (2nd round, 33rd overall selection) Twitter: @_XRA1 Rivals Ranking (National/Position): 63/7 (4-star, OT, 2009)

 

C.J. FIEDOROWICZ, TE, Iowa (3rd round, 65th overall selection) Twitter: NONE Rivals Ranking (National/Position): 129/5 (4-star, TE, 2010)

 

LOUIS NIX III, NT, Notre Dame (3rd round, 83rd overall selection) Twitter: @1IrishChocolate Rivals Ranking (National/Position): 85/7 (4-star, DT, 2010)

 

TOM SAVAGE, QB, Pitt (4th round, 135th overall selection) Twitter: @tomsavage03 Rivals Ranking (National/Position): 131/8 (4-star, Pro-Style QB, 2009)

 

JEOFFREY PAGAN, DE, Alabama (6th round, 177th overall selection) Twitter: @J_Pagan8 Rivals Ranking (National/Position): 42/4 (4-star, DE, 2011)

 

ALFRED BLUE, RB, LSU (6th round, 181st overall selection) Twitter: @AlfredBlue4 Rivals Ranking (National/Position): NA/60 (3-star, RB, 2010)

 

JAY PROSCH, FB, Auburn (6th round, 211th overall selection) Twitter: @DaRealJayProsch Rivals Ranking (National/Position): NA/NA (2-star, FB, 2010)

 

ANDRE HAL, CB, Vanderbilt (7th round, 216th overall selection) Twitter: @DreHal23 Rivals Ranking (National/Position): NA/56 (3-star CB, 2010)

 

LONNIE BALLENTINE, S, Memphis (7th round, 256th overall selection) Twitter: @Big_Play_4 Rivals Ranking (National/Position): NA/NA (3-star, S, 2010)

 

One bonus undrafted free agent....

CHRIS BOSWELL, K, RIce (Undrafted) Twitter: @WizardOfBoz09 Rivals Ranking (National/Position): NA/5 (3-star, K, 2009)

Any chance to embed video of that onside kick, I'm cool with.

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