The Houston Texans continue to work to find prospects that can grow within the organization and with a need at safety they are trying to find answers. At the Senior Bowl, the Texans are keeping a close eye on Connecticut safety Obi Melifonwu who is currently playing for the North team.
Melifonwu checks in at 6-4 and 219 lbs. and in 2016 he totaled 118 tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss and 4 interceptions. Appearing in 48 games the past four seasons for the Huskies, Melifonwu had 351 total tackles, 16 pass deflections and 8 interceptions while starting 47 of those games.
With the Texans in need of athleticism at the safety position, Melifonwu fits the profile as a safety that could help for the future on the back end of the secondary.
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