Max Scharping at the draft

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Texans Select T Max Scharping 55th Overall

Scharping is the second offensive lineman the Texans have selected in this year's draft

April 26, 2019 - 8:17 pm

Houston (SPORTSRADIO 610) - The Texans selected tackle Max Scharping out of Northern Illinois Universitry with their second pick of the second round of the draft. Max is part of a continued effort to protect quarterback Deshaun Watson. 

At NIU, Scharping started 53 consecutive games and played every offensive snap in 2018. In three games last season, Max did not allow any sacks or QB pressures. Also last season, he gave up a sack at Iowa which was his first allowed since 2015.