Texans Sign Three Draft Picks Including 2nd-Rd CB Lonnie Johnson & OT Max Scharping


According to John McClain, the Texans have signed three draft picks to contracts on Thursday including second-round CB Lonnie Johnson, second-round OT Max Scharping and seventh-round FB Cullen Gillaspia.

This leaves just four draft picks still unsigned for the Texans:

1.23.HOUTytus HowardOTAlabama St. 
2.54.HOULonnie JohnsonCBKentuckySigned
2.55.HOUMax ScharpingOTNIUSigned
3.86.HOUKahale WarringTESDST 
5.161.HOUCharles OmenihuDETexas 
6.195.HOUXavier CrawfordCBCMU 
7.220.HOUCullen GillaspiaRBTexas A&MSigned

Johnson, 6-3 and 206 pounds, was selected with the No. 54 overall pick by the Texans in round two. He’s projected to sign a four-year, $5,204,652 that includes a $1,805,201 signing bonus with Houston. 

During his two years at Kentucky, Johnson recorded 64 total tackles, one sack, one interception and nine pass defenses in 22 games. 

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