D'Onta Foreman Picked In The Third Round By The Houston Texans

Posted April 30, 2017

"It was just something about that game, it was like, 'I'm doing it for my son".

Foreman was joined by his identical twin brother and Texas wide receiver, Armanti, for the solemn ride when he called to check in.

Foreman put up huge numbers for the Longhorns last season as he rushed for 2,028 yards and 15 touchdowns.

D'Onta Jr. died on November 5, the same day his father rushed for 341 yards and three touchdowns against Texas Tech.

Foreman says his girlfriend is due to give birth to their second child September 16 - the one-year anniversary of D'Onta Jr.'s birth.

Foreman said his son was born after 23 weeks of pregnancy, weighing 15 ounces.

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Foreman kept the existence of his son private until now.

The Texans appeared to go for the best player available instead of drafting for need with their selection of Cunningham since they have a lot of depth at linebacker led by Brian Cushing and Benardrick McKinney. "I don't know, it was just kind of something that grew on me". "He would like fight and he's going to make it and everything will be fine".

"Honestly, I feel like I can do it all", Foreman said. "I was numb. I was crying while I was driving". I really wanted to play. I was crushed and I was so hurt.

Robinson, the 2016 Outland Trophy victor as the country's best lineman, will get every chance to take over as a rookie and solidify a position that's been mostly unstable since Tony Boselli's career-ending shoulder injury in 2001.

While nothing can ever replace Foreman's loss, there is a silver lining in his story as the back's girlfriend is again pregnant.

At 6-foot-0 and just over 230 pounds, Foreman boasts a power back's body but faces questions about his ability to run through contact at the National Football League level. But to have another baby on that same day, I hope it happens.