The Houston Texans continue to put work in meeting with prospects and putting together information to build their draft boards. According to Ward at the NFL Combine in press conference with the media, the Texans have met with University of Houston's Greg Ward and the NFL Combine. Ward Jr. who led the Cougars as their quarterback the past three seasons is set to transition back to the wide receiver position that he played in high school.
Ward in 2016 threw for 3,557 yards with 22 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. Ward played wide receiver when he arrived to Houston in 2013 as well as back up quarterback. Starting five games in 2014 at wide receiver, Ward Jr. moved to quarterback in 2014 and from that point started 33 games over the next three seasons with the Cougars winning 27 of this starts. He helped lead the Cougars to back-to-back AAC Conference Championships and was named the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Offensive MVP after a win over the Florida State Seminoles in 2015.
Ward Jr. finished his career in Houston fourth all time with 8,705 career passing yards and fifth all-time with 52 career passing touchdowns. He also had 39 career rushing touchdowns with 2,375 rushing yards.
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