I was reading this article from today's Chronicle, & while he says a lot of positive things about Bush, there's this one little blurb that caught my attention. It makes me wonder if he's leaning toward another player & is just looking for a reason to pass on Bush. I don't know, maybe I'm reading too much into it. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/3764760.html April 2, 2006, 9:33AM Texans eager to see Reggie Bush strut his stuff Running back among participants at USC showcase By MEGAN MANFULL Copyright 2006 Houston Chronicle LOS ANGELES -- Even if Jacksonville Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio wanted to return to his alma mater to watch Southern California stars work out for NFL scouts today, he'd pass. He doesn't need one more reminder of how difficult it will be to game-plan against Reggie Bush. "I figure I'll get to see Reggie Bush plenty this year," Del Rio said at last week's league meetings. "Twice a year is plenty." Del Rio isn't the only one who figures it's a foregone conclusion the Texans will select Bush with the No. 1 pick in the April 29-30 draft. Del Rio is simply dreading it more than most, because the Jaguars and Texans are AFC South foes. The Texans insist they're not ready to start marketing Bush's jersey to their fans, but it's clear he is in the forefront of their minds, along with Texas quarterback Vince Young. Coach Gary Kubiak and general manager Charley Casserly had dinner with Bush at a Beverly Hills restaurant on Saturday and will watch today's workout, Bush's first for NFL scouts and personnel. Kubiak has analyzed every game Bush and Young played over the past two years. "I've watched (each game) more than once," Kubiak said. "Every day I start to question myself about one thing or another. I just start over again." Bush will hardly be the only attraction at USC's pro day. Quarterback Matt Leinart and running back LenDale White, two of the Trojans' other first-round prospects, did not work out at the NFL scouting combine but will do so today. Bush will be the sole focus of the Texans, though. He won the Heisman Trophy for a junior season in which he helped lead the Trojans to the national championship game against Texas. On 187 rushing attempts, he gained 1,658 yards and scored 15 touchdowns. He also caught 31 passes for 383 years and two touchdowns. For his three-year career, Bush finished in 10th place in NCAA Division I-A history with 6,551 all-purpose yards. "I like his versatility," Kubiak said. "Having a player you can line up all over the place presents a problem for the defense. He can return and catch, and we all know he runs well." Bush's presence and composure off the field have been studied just as diligently by the Texans. They interviewed him at the combine in February and will set up a time for him to visit their offices at Reliant Stadium in the coming weeks. "I think he's a quality young man. He's so sharp," Kubiak said. "One of the things I ask kids is where they see themselves in a couple of years. I don't want to go through his answer with y'all - that's between me and him. But I was very impressed with what his expectations are with himself." Even though Bush's 40 time will be one of the numbers scrutinized by everyone watching the workout, Kubiak will have his eyes on much more. "I just like spending time around the kids, seeing how they interact with their teammates, how they interact in that format," Kubiak said. "There is some pressure. You've got everybody from the league standing around watching them work, how they handle themselves, the type of kids they are. I take a lot of stock in that, more so than the workout."