The 2021 NFL Draft will begin Thursday, April 29, but the Houston Texans have to wait an extra day before joining the party. After an abysmal 4-12 record last season, the Texans will enter the draft with eight selections beginning with the 67th overall pick in the third round.
Despite their lack of draft capital, there are several prospects the Texans can select who can lay the groundwork for a rebuild in Houston. Director of college scouting James Liipfert’s homework will need to be A-plus. Here are a few players who could make sense for the Texans by using Dane Brugler’s 2021 NFL Draft Guide per The Athletic.