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Texans and the NFL Draft

Every year I make a list of the players drafted by the NFL who played their high school ball in Texas. I do it to see which players realized their potential in college and which players that flew under the radar ended up being given a chance to play pro football. So here's this year's list along with their stars ranking from

1st Round

Aqib Talib, DB, Kansas (Richardson Berkner) **

2nd Round

Donnie Avery, WR, Houston (Alief Hastings) **
Malcolm Kellly, WR, Oklahoma (Longview) ****
Limas Sweed, WR, Texas (Brenham) ****
Martellus Bennett, TE, Texas A&M (Alief Taylor) *****
Terrence Wheatley, DB, Colorado, (Plano East) ***

3rd Round

Charles Godfrey, DB, Iowa, (Baytown Lee) **
Jamaal Charles, RB, Texas (Port Arthur Memorial) ****
Bryan Smith, LB, McNeese St (Newton)
Bruce Davis, LB, UCLA, (Clear Creek) ***
Jermichael Finley, TE, Texas (Diboll) ****

4th Round

Cody Wallace, C, Texas A&M (Cuero) ***
Anthony Collins, OL, Kansas (Beaumont Central) **
Kenny Iwebema, DE, Iowa, (Arlington Bowie) ***
Quintin Demps, DB, UTEP (San Antonio Roosevelt) **
Red Bryant, DT, Texas A&M (Jasper) ***
Tony Hills, OL, Texas (Alief Elsik) *****

5th Round

Frank Okam, DT, Texas (Richardson Lake Highlands) *****

6th Round

Chris Harrington, DE, Texas A&M (Houston St. Pius) ***

7th Round

Matt Flynn, QB, LSU (Tyler Lee) ****
Wilfrey Fontenot, DB, Arizona (Humble) **
Caleb Campbell, DB, Army (Perryton) **
Justin Forsett, RB, California (Arlington Grace Prep) **
Corey Clark, OL, Texas A&M (Smithson Valley) ***
Lionel Dotson, DL, Arizona (Pasadena Dobie) ***