Welcome to Houston Charles Omenihu DE from Texas

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  1. Texansballer74

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    Man this dude can fit in
     
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    Texans really do need some extra pass rush. He can compete with Duke Ejiofor for a spot.
     
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    Texans 5th rnd pick:
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    Charles Omenihu, DE, Texas
    Omenihu was one of the biggest, longest defensive linemen in combine history, and after years spent eating blockers at Texas, he was freed in 2018 and demonstrated good pass-rushing moves. He can play, and succeed, on the inside too if need be. Great value pick. Grade: A-
     
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    Ejiofor is Whitney's backup (though he can kick inside on pass rush downs as well). Omenihu is DL depth and a fun chess piece for Weaver and co. to develop
     
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    Okay.
    Looks like he can play DE and he is fast. I hope he is quick too - will push for a spot somewhere.
     
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    If he fills out his frame he could be good. Helps that he has weaver to teach him.

    Solid
     
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    I daresay JJ will have a tip or three for him.
    I am just as excited with this guy as any of our other picks!
     
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    I have a lot of confidence in Weaver's ability to develop DL. Omenihu has excellent measurables/potential and Weaver is a coach that can get the most out of that. He's gonna be a year 1 contributor for sure.
     
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    His speed ain’t good, but his technique and overall game is legit. Maybe Weaver can make him a little more polished.
     


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    He almost left for the NFL last year...............good decision not to.............gained lots of experience and made a big name for himself in the Big 12.
     
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    Best value pick the Texans have made.
     
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    The Texans got PFF's No. 75 prospect, Charles Omenihu, at pick 161.

    That 86 spot difference is third among any player in this draft thus far, behind just PFF_Lions</a>' Amani Oruwariye (110) and <a href="https://twitter.com/PFF_Jets?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">PFF_Jets' Blake Cashman (98).

    — PFF HOU Texans (@PFF_Texans) April 27, 2019


    The #Texans needed to add to their defensive line rotation, and they did that by drafting Texas' Charles Omenihu with the 161st pick. Here's @dpbrugler's analysis of him. pic.twitter.com/vY06nyLILq

    — Aaron Reiss (@aaronjreiss) April 27, 2019


    Charles Omenihu – another Longhorn in the building now… pic.twitter.com/4HARPm2jRE

    — John Harris (@jharrisfootball) April 27, 2019


    Newest #Texans DE Charles Omenihu (5th round pick out of Texas) on what kind of player the #Texans are getting: "They're going to get a long athletic defensive linemen that can play inside and out. A guy thats definitely going to be a sponge to JJ and Jadeveon". #TexansDraft

    — SportsRadio 610 (@SportsRadio610) April 27, 2019


    Charles Omenihu: 'My chip isn't a chip, it's a boulder. I'm ready to earn my stripes and do everything I can to contribute to this team.' He said he wore No. 7 in HS because of Jadeveon Clowney and No. 90 because of him. 'It's crazy I get to work with him now.'

    — Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) April 27, 2019


    New #Texans defensive lineman Charles Omenihu, the 161st pick, has 36-inch arms, which ranks in the 98th percentile of DL in this class. https://t.co/icAe8CQTWU

    — Aaron Reiss (@aaronjreiss) April 27, 2019
     
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    I cant believe we got him in 5th
     
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    I like Omenihu... His biggest issue, IMO, is that he needs to play with a lower base. Every athletic movement he makes is either straight up (when in pursuit) or leaning/lunging forward with his pads way in front of his feet. If they can clean that up, he will be a steal!
     
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    Looks like he and Clowney could be chums. Maybe his replacement...
     
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    Really, that much upside ?
     
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    Big 12 DL of the year. You can't teach his measurables. But you can teach technique to get the most out of those measurables.
     
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    What do you think we're going to do with him? Stand him up & move him around like Clowney, or keep a hand on the ground & move him around like Watt?

    Doesn't look like he's big/strong enough to play inside like Jj. Don't look fast enough to stand him up outside like Clowney.
     
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    Ideally he's a 4-3 SDE, but since we run RAC's defense I'd say they use him as a sub-package interior rusher while developing him as a 5-tech.

    His frame and wingspan is classic 5' technique, but as you said he doesn't have quite the strength yet to hold his ground there.
     

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