The Houston Texans met with Michigan State safety Montae Nicholson at the NFL Combine. According to Jeff Ridson , the meeting was one of the sixty formal interviews the Texans are allowed to conduct this week with prospects. The Texans have been keeping an eye on the safety market for the past few off-season and continue to do so.
At Michigan State, Nicholson appeared in 37 games over three seasons posting 200 total tackles for his career with 4 interceptions and 4.5 tackles for loss. In 2016, Nicholson played in 11 games with 86 total tackles, 1 interception, 2 pass deflections and a fumble recovery.
A three year letter winner for the Spartans and an All-Big Ten selection, Nicholson declared for the draft early. Considered a day three prospect by most draft analysts, the Texans talking to Nicholson continues their quest to finds safety depth out of the draft.
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