When the NFL draft ended, the Texans signed 20 undrafted rookie free agents.
In many cases, they recruited highly sought after players, citing a successful track record of previous undrafted free agents. They also offered financial incentives.
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Here's a look at the Texans' investment in their undrafted free agent class, according to NFL Players Association figures:
Texans did a $50,000 total guarantee for undrafted Michigan running back Karan Higdon: $45,000 first-year base salary guarantee, $5,000 signing bonus.