Houston Texans Rumors: Seven round mock draft 5.0 with trades

Houston Texans HC Bill O'Brien(Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
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Potential Houston Texans draft target
Potential Houston Texans draft target Nate Davis (Photo by Donald Page/Getty Images) /


One hundred and thirty-three.

When you’re trading up in the first round for an offensive lineman, it really shows that you need help up front. Of course, this is no secret across the NFL and across the fanbase for the Houston Texans.

Those two numbers above give all of the context and reason for selecting another offensive lineman after already trading up for one. Deshaun Watsons cannot get sacked or hit as many times as he did last year if the Texans really want him to be their franchise quarterback.

Nate Davis was a late bloomer in high school so, he committed to play at UNC-Charlotte and stayed strong even when big programs turned their eye to him. There are some off the field questions but in the third round, the risk and reward match up perfectly.

Davis played mostly guard in his career but has played some at right tackle as well. He is a very good, smooth athlete that can get to any block you need him and when he gets there it is going to be with power and pop.

He’s very slightly undersized at  6’3″ and 315 lbs with 33 1/8″ arms. But, he plays with great strength and leverage where that ultimately shouldn’t be a problem. He has very good footwork and body control that will help his game translate early in his career. The Houston Texans are looking at another stater from this draft with Davis.