Mr. Irrelevant: 10 Reasons Cheta Ozougwu Can Make Houston Texans’ Roster

May 1, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It is a special day in the life of a football player when their name is announced in the NFL draft—regardless if it is the No.1 overall selection or the very last selection in the draft.
The last player selected in the draft, also known as “Mr. Irrelevant,” is not a lock to make the opening day roster for the team they were selected by. Still, we’ve seen elite talent undrafted or taken in the last round. Nobody can ever be ruled out of making an impact in the NFL—especially for a team like the Houston Texans, who desperately needed all sorts of defensive upgrades heading into the draft. Now, we take a look at why this year’s Mr. Irrelevant, Rice defensive lineman Cheta Ozougwu, will crack the Texans’ opening day roster.
First, here’s the tale of the tape:
Career Stats: 198 tackles, 2 forced fumbles, 10 sacks
Height: 6’2”
Weight: 247 lbs
Combine Results:
40-yard Dash – 4.89
Bench P...

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