The Houston Texans Select Clemson's Deshaun Watson

The Houston Texans select Deshaun Watson from Clemson in the 2017 NFL Draft.

The Houston Texans select Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson with the #12 overall selection in the 2017 draft. The Texans traded up and moved their 2018 1st round selection to the Cleveland Browns to land their quarterback in Watson.

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. 

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