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Orangeburg's Albert Huggins Signs With Houston

After the NFL Draft Clemson defensive lineman Albert Huggins still gets his shot at an NFL roster with the Texans
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Clemson defensive lineman Albert Huggins is from Orangeburg.

ORANGEBURG, S.C. — Orangburg-Wilkinson product and former Clemson defensive lineman Albert Huggins signed a deal with a Houston Texans on Saturday night. 

Albert didn't get drafted even though he was rated as top 20 defensive tackle by ESPN but Albert will reunite with his old teammates in Deshaun Watson and defensive lineman Carlos Watkins. Deandre Hopkins and DJ Reader are the other Clemson Tigers in Houston so Big Al will have a big welcome committee in Texas.

Albert waited his turn at Clemson and started in this year's College Football Playoff when Dexter Lawrence was suspended and had six tackles. He posted 30 tackles as senior and made four starts in his career at Clemson and now he's headed to Houston.