Texans cut roster down to 53

HOUSTON TEXANS
HOUSTON TEXANS
The Houston Texans cut their roster down to 53 players on Saturday.

Some of the players who are now free, especially the rookies, might eventually sign with San Antonio of the Alliance of American Football (AAF). Here are the rookies waived by the Texans:

Davin Bellamy OLB Georgia
Andre Chachere CB San Jose State
Lavon Coleman RB Washington
Anthony Coyle C/G Fordham
Mason Gentry G SMU
Jaryd Jones-Smith Pittsburgh
Kingsley Opara NT Maryland
Terry Swanson RB Toledo
Nick Thurman DE Houston
Jester Weah WR Pittsburgh

Rookies are not the only players eligible to go to the AAF, a spring developmental league, but they are the most likely.

Below is the full news release from the Texans:

The Houston Texans released the following three players:

Name Position Height Weight Age Experience College
Shane Lechler P 6-2 230 42 19 Texas A&M;
Jay Prosch FB 6-1 255 26 5 Auburn
Joe Webb III QB 6-4 230 31 9 UAB

The Houston Texans waived the following 27 players:

Name Position Height Weight Age Experience College
Davin Bellamy OLB 6-5 245 23 R Georgia
Quan Bray WR 5-10 185 25 4 Auburn
Ibraheim Campbell S 5-11 210 26 4 Northwestern
Andre Chachere CB 6-0 200 22 R San Jose State
Lavon Coleman RB 5-11 235 23 R Washington
Anthony Coyle C/G 6-5 300 21 R Fordham
Treston Decoud S 6-2 205 25 2 Oregon State
Kyle Fuller C/G 6-5 310 24 2 Baylor
Mason Gentry G 6-6 300 24 R SMU
Kennan Gilchrist ILB 6-2 225 23 1 Appalachain State
Roderick Johnson T 6-6 300 22 2 Florida State
Bryce Jones CB 6-0 180 24 1 Akron
Jaryd Jones-Smith T 6-7 320 22 R Pittsburgh
Ufomba Kamalu OLB 6-6 295 25 3 Miami (Fla.)
Josh Keyes ILB 6-2 225 25 4 Boston College
Darius Kilgo NT 6-3 320 26 3 Maryland
Matt Lengel TE 6-7 265 27 3 Eastern Kentucky
Braxton Miller WR 6-1 205 25 3 Ohio State
Corey Moore S 6-2 200 25 3 Georgia
Kingsley Opara NT 6-3 300 23 R Maryland
David Quessenberry G 6-5 305 28 1 San Jose State
Nick Rose K 6-2 200 24 2 Texas
Chad Slade G/T 6-5 315 26 2 Auburn
Terry Swanson RB 5-10 205 22 R Toledo
Nick Thurman DE 6-4 295 23 R Houston
Dee Virgin CB 5-10 205 24 1 West Alabama
Jester Weah WR 6-3 210 23 R Pittsburgh

The Houston Texans waived-injured the following player:

Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
Jevoni Robinson TE 6-8 225 25 1 North Carolina State

The Houston Texans waived the following two players with an injury settlement:

Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
Stephen Anderson TE 6-2 230 25 3 California
LaTroy Lewis OLB 6-3 255 24 1 Tennessee

The Houston Texans placed the following player on the Reserve/Non-Football Illness list:

Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
Andre Hal S 5-10 195 26 5 Vanderbilt

The Houston Texans waived the following player from the Reserve/Injured list with an injury settlement:

Name Position Height Weight Age Exp. College
Josh Thornton CB 5-11 185 25 1 Southern Utah

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