Wednesday, April 22, 2009
Recent history at No. 15 for the Texans
By Paul Kuharsky
Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky
Continuing our periodic look at the history of the AFC South-relevant first-round draft slots ...
We've already hit on No. 30, where the Tennessee Titans will pick Saturday, and No. 27, where the Indianapolis Colts sit.
Here's a look at the last 10 picks in the No. 15 slot owned this time around by Houston.
|The No. 15 Pick Since 1999 |
|Year ||Pos. ||School ||Player ||Team ||Comment |
|2008 ||G ||Virginia ||Branden Albert ||Kansas City ||As a rookie, started 15 games at left tackle |
|2007 ||LB ||Florida State ||Lawrence Timmons ||Pittsburgh ||Has appeared in all 32 games, |
had five sacks in second year
|2006 ||CB ||Clemson ||Tye Hill ||St. Louis ||Not a big factor; hurt in the last two years |
|2005 ||LB ||Texas ||Derrick Johnson ||Kansas City ||Has started 58 of possible 64 games for Chiefs |
|2004 ||WR ||LSU ||Michael Clayton ||Tampa Bay ||Has dropped off since giant rookie year, but Bucs re-signed him |
|2003 ||DE ||Miami ||Jerome McDougle ||Philadelphia ||Just three sacks in 37 games; currently a free agent |
|2002 ||DT ||Tennessee ||Albert Haynesworth ||Tennessee ||Just signed monster deal with Washington |
|2001 ||WR ||Clemson ||Rod Gardner ||Washington ||Seven seasons, four teams, 242 catches, 3,165 yards, 23 TDs |
|2000 ||CB ||California ||Deltha O'Neal ||Denver ||34 interceptions with Cincy, Denver and New England |
|1999 ||DT ||LSU ||Anthony McFarland ||Tampa Bay ||Recorded 22.5 sacks in 109 games in nine seasons |