Welcome to MotoHouston.com! You are currently viewing our forums as a guest which gives you limited access to the community. By joining our free community you will have access to great discounts from our sponsors, the ability to post topics, communicate privately with other members, respond to polls, upload content, free email, classifieds, and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, join our community!
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
|FREE MH Decals by MAIL!|
Share This Thread:
|Subscribe to this Thread||Thread Tools|
|04-30-2016, 08:30 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Feedback Rating: (0)
2 more Houston Cougars players selected in NFL draft
Two more Houston Cougars players were selected during the sixth and seventh rounds of the 2016 NFL draft.
University of Houston Athletics officials said Elandon Roberts and Demarcus Ayers followed the path set by William Jackson III Thursday night when they were selected by the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers respectively.
The three selections in the NFL draft give the Houston program its most NFL draft selections since 1997 when four members of the Houston program were drafted, led by running back Antowain Smith with the 23rd overall pick to the Buffalo Bills, UH team officials said.
Roberts will join two Houston alums within the Patriots organization -- Sebastian Vollmer and Chad O'Shea. UH team officials said Roberts is the sixth Houston player to be drafted by the Patriots and the first since Vollmer was selected in the second round of the 2009 draft.
Saturday marked the ninth time Pittsburgh has selected a Houston alum as Ayers became the first since defensive end Craig Veasey was selected in the third round of the 1990 draft, UH team officials said.
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|NFL Draft watch party||NewsBot||Sports||0||04-28-2016 06:30 PM|
|Houston Texans will hold NFL Draft party on April 28||NewsBot||Sports||0||04-26-2016 04:00 PM|
|Texans' standouts Foster, Watt selected to NFL Pro Bowl||NewsBot||Sports||0||12-23-2014 08:40 PM|
|NFL DRAFT thread||Chris24||Sports||18||04-28-2009 04:47 PM|
|2006 NFL Draft||arturo3rd||Off Topic||44||05-01-2006 02:25 PM|