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The former Twxas Longhorn running back was selected in the third round of the 2017 NFL draft Saturday by the team he had hoped for, his himetown’s Houston Texans.
“I’m from Texas City. I’m really close to Houston and my dad has always been a Houston Texans fan,” D’Ontasaid in a post draft conference. “I played for Texas City and then I went to Texas — so why not be a Texan? That was my thing, just play for the Texans from where I’m from. I really wanted to just be a Texan.”

The Texans general manager Rick Smith said that Foreman was the highest rated on their board and when he was selected him, Foreman was the 89th overall. Smith also admitted that Foreman was his favorite pick and that he had him “starred.”
They said that the fact that Foreman wanted to workout locally when he didn’t have to was a big deal for them too.
“A lot of times some of the higher projected prospects shy away from the local workouts,” Smith said. “One of the things that was impressive about that young man was that he came and he wanted to compete and he got in the drills and he did a great job and showed us that he was ready and willing and excited to be a Houston Texan. So, we’re excited that he is.”
It was something Foreman wanted to make sure that the Texans knew, he wants to play in Houston so when his agent said that they wanted to see his workout at pro day, Foreman was there.
“I was glad to be there,” Foreman said. “I actually had a workout the day before, but nothing was going to make me miss that. I really wanted to be there and just showcase my talent. I really wanted to be a Texan, so that’s something that I wouldn’t pass up.”