The Houston Texans are set to host former Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson for a pre-draft visit. The visit is set to last two days which is more than enough time to test Watson on the board and interview with Bill O'Brien and Rick Smith.
What is a Pre-draft Visit?
the Texans, along with the other NFL teams are allowed 30 draft eligible players to visit the team’s home faculty or another location for a one-day physical examination. The players on these visits cannot be timed and tested. They can have interviews and written tests that the prospect can complete for the respective team.
The two-time Heisman Trophy finalist started led the Tigers to 28 wins his final two seasons including a National Championship in 2016. Also, Watson won the Johnny Unitas award (top graduating quarterback in college football) and the Manning Award winner for the second straight year.
One of the Tigers permanent team captains, Watson throws for 4,593 yards with 41 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. Watson completed 67% of his passes this pass season and 67.4% of his passes for his career. The most decorated quarterback in this year’s draft with multiple awards and compiling a 32-3 record in games his started.
Watson is the first big name quarterback the Texans have brought in for a pre-draft visit and it should be paid close attention to, especially with the Texans need at the position.
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