Tytus Howard
No. 71 – Houston Texans
Position:Offensive guard
Personal information
Born: (1996-05-23) May 23, 1996 (age 25)
Monroeville, Alabama
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:322 lb (146 kg)
Career information
High school:Monroe County (AL)
College:Alabama State
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 1 / Pick: 23
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2021
Games played:36
Games started:36
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Tytus Howard (born May 23, 1996) is an American football offensive guard for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama State.

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 20-yard shuttle Three-cone drill Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
6 ft 5 in
(1.96 m)
322 lb
(146 kg)
34 in
(0.86 m)
10+58 in
(0.27 m)
5.05 s 4.87 s 8.34 s 29.5 in
(0.75 m)
8 ft 7 in
(2.62 m)
21 reps
All values from NFL Combine[1]

Howard was drafted by the Houston Texans in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.[2] He is the first Alabama State player to be selected in the first round of an NFL Draft.[3] He was placed on injured reserve on November 30, 2019.[4] He started eight games as a rookie, seven at right tackle and one at left guard.

In 2020, Howard started the first 14 games at right tackle before being placed on injured reserve on December 23, 2020.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Tytus Howard Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved November 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "2019 NFL Draft Results: Houston Texans Select Tytus Howard With 23rd Overall Pick". Battle Red Blog. SB Nation. April 25, 2019.
  3. ^ "Tytus Howard makes Alabama State history in NFL Draft". AL.com. April 25, 2019.
  4. ^ "Texans place Tytus Howard on IR, sign Eddie Vanderdoes to active roster". Houstontexans.com. November 30, 2019.
  5. ^ "Houston Texans Transactions (12-23-20)". HoustonTexans.com. December 23, 2020. Retrieved February 7, 2021.