Texans take UConn OLB Trevardo Williams

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have selected Connecticut outside linebacker Trevardo Williams in the fourth round of the NFL draft.

Williams was the 124th overall pick of the draft.

He had 42 tackles, including 13.5 for loss and 11.5 sacks in his senior season for Connecticut, following his junior season when he had 12.5 sacks, which was good for fifth in the country.

The Texans selected Clemson wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins with the 27th overall pick on Thursday.

Houston picked South Carolina safety D.J. Swearinger in the second round Friday and North Carolina offensive tackle Brennan Williams and LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery in the third round.

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