Will D’Onta Foreman be a faster LeGarrette Blount for the Texans?
When it comes to FBS running backs, only one player gained more yards than Texas’s D’Onta Foreman in 2016, and he needed three extra games to do so. The question now for the Longhorns’ 2,000-yard man is whether he can keep that pace up in the NFL.
The uber-productive back will get his chance after being selected by the Houston Texans with the 89th pick of the 2017 NFL draft. A combination of tailback depth and concerns about versatility helped keep Foreman out of the top of the RBs list. Houston is hoping that, with a little polish, he’ll be one of this year’s biggest draft bargains.
Foreman’s quest to lead the nation in rushing yards fell short, but that had more to do with Texas’s failure to field a winning team as any personal failing. The junior ran for more than 184 yards per game, but only made 11 starts in the Longhorns’ bowl-less 5-7 season. San Diego State’s Donnel Pumphrey had 14 games to gain his 2,133, an average of 32 fewer yards per contest than Foreman.
Already one of the greatest tight ends in NFL history, Gronk has totaled 69 regular season touchdowns and nine playoff scores. With 68 receiving touchdowns and one rushing score to date, the superstar tight end is well on his way to breaking the record for most career receiving touchdowns by a tight end, held by both Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates (111).
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