The Hosuton Texans have signed tryout player from rookie mini camp, former Florida wide receivier Chris Thompson.
At Florida, Thompson appeared in 11 games in 2016 and played wide receiver, kick returner, gunner on special teams and emergency defensive back. Thompson in 2016 had 13 kick returns for 283 yards, and 7 total tackles with a forced fumble. Thompson was used in multiple roles for the Gators and now that versatility will give him a shot with the Texans, something Bill O’Brien and the coaching staff covet with their players.
Thompson at the Florida pro day measured at 5-11 and 171 lbs. and ran a 4.48 forty yard dash. He also had a vertical jump of 34 1/2 inches and a broad jump of 121 inches.
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