2013 DBN Mock Draft: Houston Texans Select Keenan Allen at No. 27

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With the 27th pick in the 2013 Dawgs By Nature NFL Community Mock Draft, the Houston Texans select...

Keenan Allen, WR, California

This selection and write-up was made by The B-Train:

Allen seems the most likely pick of the WRs left on the board. Allen has all the physical tools to be a dominating receiver. He gets good separation, has great hands and deceptive speed. He's actually a mirror image of current Houston Texans receiver Andre Johnson. Both receivers are strong enough to push opposing defensive backs around and have enough speed to be deep threats in any offense. Having two AJ's on the field could be devastating for opposing secondaries. While Allen has suffered from inconsistent QB play and has a injury history, the potential reward based on his upside is more than enough to warrant his selection at this spot.

I expect Allen to start immediately opposite Andre Johnson. Provided that both receivers stay healthy, the Texans look to be in a very good position on the offensive side of the ball.

The Texans definitely need some new blood at the receiver position. It's hard to believe that Andre Johnson has been in the league for 11 years! Wow, I feel old now. The Texans haven't really had a solid No. 2 receiver to complement Johnson for awhile. The guy who was filling that role, Kevin Walter, is now with the Titans.

The Denver Broncos are up next, led by KillerNut.

2013 DBN Community Mock Draft Results (so far)

Pick Team Player Pos School User
1 Kansas City Dee Milliner CB Alabama BuenosAires_Dawg
2 Jacksonville Dion Jordan DE/OLB Oregon Adrock2099
3 Oakland Luke Joeckel OT Texas A&M TuckJob
4 Philadelphia Eric Fisher OT Central Michigan Chalmdeezy
5 Detroit Ezekiel Ansah DE/OLB BYU macdowellm03
6 Cleveland Jarvis Jones OLB Georgia Cedarpoint2k3
7 Arizona Chance Warmack OG Alabama Mudville
8 Buffalo Geno Smith QB West Virginia Stigosaurus
9 New York Jets Cordarrelle Patterson WR Tennessee notthatnoise
10 Tennessee Kenny Vaccaro SS Texas pt_999
11 San Diego Lane Johnson OT Oklahoma JamesPowell
12 Miami Desmond Trufant CB Washington Weeden2Gordon
13 Tampa Bay Sherrif Floyd DT Florida LessThanJake
14 Carolina Star Lotulelei DT Utah rossn2007
15 New Orleans Damonte Moore DE/OLB Texas A&M Ted Washington's Belly
16 St. Louis Tavon Austin WR West Virginia nickjs21
17 Pittsburgh Sheldon Richardson DT Missouri HenryDawg
18 Dallas Jonathan Cooper OG UNC jimkanicki
19 New York Giants Alex Okafor DE Texas Red-Right-88
20 Chicago Arthur Brown LB Kansas State PaduaDSP
21 Cincinnati Jonathan Cyprien SS FIU troy145
22 St. Louis Alec Ogletree LB Georgia nickjs21
23 Minnesota Bjoern Werner DE Florida State Legoman0721
24 Indianapolis DeAndre Hopkins WR Clemson Mike Krupka
25 Minnesota Xavier Rhodes CB Florida State Legoman0721
26 Green Bay Johnathan Jenkins DT Georgia Jon Stinchcomb
27 Houston Keenan Allen WR California The B-Train
28 Denver KillerNut
29 New England roar888
30 Atlanta Matt Wood
31 San Francisco rufio
32 Baltimore Ecwingen
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