March 21, 2018

The Houston Texans Select C.J. Fiedorowicz

The Houston Texans have selected Iowa’s tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz in the 3rd round with the 65th overall selection. Fiedorowicz is considered the best Y-Tight End in the draft and gives the Texans an inline blocking tight end for Bill O’Brien’s new offense.

At 6-5 and 265 lbs. Fiedorowicz was not much of a pass catching threat at Iowa, but chipped in when needed. In four seasons with the Hawkeyes, Fiedorowicz appeared in 38 games and had 91 receptions for 899 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Invited to Mobile, Alabama for the Senior Bowl he was name the Most Outstanding Tight End/Wide Receiver at the event. He had a reception in 31 straight games which ranked second among active FBS tight ends.

Given name is Colton John. Last name is pronounced “feh-DOR-uh-wits.”


Tale of the Tape

Height: 6-5

Weight: 265 lbs.

Arm Length: 33 inches

Hands: 10 1/4 inches

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  1. […] (Houston Chronicle) the Houston Texans and third round pick C.J. Fiedorowicz have¬†agreed to terms. The tight end out of Iowa¬†signed his four year deal that will pay him $3.95 million over the four years with a signing bonus […]

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