Ten years. That’s how long private quarterback coach Tony Ballard has been working with Davis Mills. This dates all the way back to Mills time at 2A private school Greater Atlanta Christian and his ascension up the ranks to a five-star prospect in the Class of 2017. The duo’s long history and thousands of practice reps as quarterback & coach came to fruition this past … [Read more...] about QB Coach Tony Ballard always believed in Texans' Davis Mills
2021 was a weird season for Jeff Driskel. Driskel played five years of college football exclusively at the quarterback position. After being drafted in the 6th round of the 2016 NFL Draft, he’d played five full seasons as an NFL quarterback with nine starts to his name. Halfway through his first year in Houston, however, head coach David Culley and the Texans coaching staff … [Read more...] about Jeff Driskel believes Texans QB room has 'really good dynamic'
The Houston Texans are seemingly set at wideout for the near term with Brandin Cooks, Nico Collins, and John Metchie under contract. However, the position still needs attention as Father Time starts to close on Cooks, Collins grows as a professional, and Metchie works back from a torn ACL at the end of his college career in December 2021. According to Michael Renner from Pro … [Read more...] about Texans should keep an eye on Ohio State WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba
NORCROSS, Ga. — The Houston Texans’ 2021 draft class is in an interesting position entering their second year. Rarely does one see an NFL draft class as small as only five selections, especially on a rebuilding team. Even more rarely are all five of those players projected to start during their second year in the league. However, that’s exactly the case for this group. Nico … [Read more...] about Texans QB Davis Mills acknowledges challenges of the 2021 draft class
NORCROSS, Ga. — Davis Mills has had a favorable offseason. The Houston Texans showed him a great deal of faith during the offseason without bringing in another quarterback that could viably compete for the starting job in either free agency or the draft. The team extended star receiver Brandin Cooks and selected John Metchie in Round 2 of the 2022 NFL draft. While the belief … [Read more...] about Davis Mills says OC Pep Hamilton 'wants the best' out of Texans' quarterbacks
NORCROSS, Ga. — “I actually hated camps as a kid. It’s no fun to stand in lines with 200-300 people.” Despite Davis Mills status as a consensus five-star quarterback, with many outlets ranking him as the top quarterback recruit of the 2017 class, he took issue with many of the summer football camps that fielded hundreds of participants. The opportunities at such camps were … [Read more...] about Texans quarterback pays it forward with Davis Mills QB Challenge
The Houston Texans did not have a player go to the Pro Bowl following the 2021 season. Such is the side effect of going 4-13 and not having a face of the franchise. According to Nick Shook from NFL.com, defensive end Jonathan Greenard is a candidate from the Texans to make the Pro Bowl in 2022. The pickings remain slim in Houston, and while I desperately wanted to push all of … [Read more...] about What will it take for Texans DE Jonathan Greenard to make the Pro Bowl?
David Culley was placed in an unenviable situation as he took over as coach for the Houston Texans. Initially quarterback Deshaun Watson requested a trade. By March 2021, the first of a multitude of lawsuits from women alleging the three-time Pro Bowler committed sexual assault poured in. For Culley, a rookie coach, the training camp at Houston Methodist Training Center in late … [Read more...] about David Culley held out hope Deshaun Watson would play for the Texans in 2021
The Houston Texans go all in on defense in the first round of a new ESPN 2023 mock draft. According to Matt Miller from ESPN, the Texans use their No. 3 overall pick to take Georgia defensive tackle Jalen Carter. Carter was arguably the best prospect on Georgia’s national title team in 2021 when you talk to scouts and watch his disruptive ability as an inside or outside … [Read more...] about Texans pick Georgia DT Jalen Carter, Notre Dame OLB Isaiah Foskey in ESPN mock draft