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NFL draft: Jadeveon Clowney? Texans keeping No. 1 pick mystery alive
NFL draft: Jadeveon Clowney? Texans keeping No. 1 pick mystery alive

The Houston Texans aren’t spoiling the suspense this time. Unlike eight years ago, when they last had the No. 1 pick in the NFL draft, the Texans aren’t tipping their hand about who they will select first overall Thursday night at Radio City Music Hall. On the day before the 2006 draft, the Texans dispelled any mystery about the No. 1 pick when they signed North Carolina State defensive end Mario Williams instead of USC running back Reggie Bush. The team offered them both the same contract, and Williams took the deal. This time, the heavy favorite to be selected first overall is South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, although there’s an outside chance the...

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