The Houston Texans have had formal interview with Louisville Cardinals tight end Cole Hikutini at the NFL Combine. The Texans remain interested in the tight end group and have worked the Senior Bowl and now the NFL Combine meeting with a good portion of the class.
Hikutini is not participating in drills due to a knee injury in the Citrus Bowl but anticipates in Louisville's pro-day on March 30th to do the on-field drills. Hikutini did participate in the bench press but is has been working out fully since his knee injury in the final game of the season.
For the Cardinals, Hikutini in 2016 he lead the Cardinals in 50 receptions and 8 touchdown catches and finishing second with 668 receiving yards. Hikutini also played football at Sacramento State and San Francisco College before landing in Louisville for his final two season of his career.
Hikutini is considered a day there prospect according to CBS Sports.com.
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