December 8, 2013
HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Texans have taken Auburn running back
Ben Tate with the 58th overall pick in the NFL draft.
The Texans moved into the 62nd pick after trading the 51st pick
to the Vikings. They then traded up to 58 to nab Tate.
Houston needed a running back to complement Steve Slaton, who
dealt with fumbling problems and is recovering from offseason neck
surgery. Tate ran for 1,362 yards and 10 touchdowns last season and
left Auburn with 3,321 yards in his four-year career.
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