Texans Sign Six Draft Picks Including First-Round OT Tytus Howard

The Houston Texans have signed six draft picks to contracts including first-round OT Tytus Howard to four-year rookie contracts including:

Round Pick Team Player Pos. College Note
1. 23. HOU Tytus Howard OT Alabama St. Signed
2. 54. HOU Lonnie Johnson CB Kentucky Signed
2. 55. HOU Max Scharping OT NIU Signed
3. 86. HOU Kahale Warring TE SDST  
5. 161. HOU Charles Omenihu DE Texas Signed
6. 195. HOU Xavier Crawford CB CMU Signed
7. 220. HOU Cullen Gillaspia RB Texas A&M Signed

Howard, 22, was the No. 23 overall pick by the Texans out of Alabama State. He originally joined his college as a tight end and converted to offensive lineman in 2015. 

According to OverTheCap.com, Howard receives a four-year, $12,225,554 rookie contract that includes $6,911,312 signing bonus. 

Howard becomes the first ever player for Alabama State to be drafted in the first round. 



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