Watkins becomes 4th round pick for the Houston Texans in NFL Draft

Watkins becomes 4th round pick for the Houston Texans in NFL Draft

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins will have a familiar face in the locker room in Houston.

Clemson defensive lineman Carlos Watkins has been selected in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Houston Texans.

A first-team All-ACC selection, Watkins finished his final year with the Tigers with 82 tackles and 10.5 sacks.

In his career, Watkins tallied 191 tackles, 26 tackles for loss, and 14 sacks.

Watkins is the second Clemson player to be taken in the fourth round. Wayne Gallman was taken by the New York Giants as the 140th overall pick (34th pick in the fourth round).

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