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Six-Pack of Houston-area can't-miss NFL prospects

Ed Oliver is not the only Houston prospect to keep an eye on. Via Vype

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Football is a year-round sport.

Sure, the NFL playoffs are in full-swing, but we are a society that loves to look to the future.

The NFL Draft is still months away, but it's fun to project who will have their names called this year and next.

Here is a six-pack of Houston high school heroes who have positioned themselves at the college level to have successful NFL careers.

Here are the names you need to know....

2019 NFL DRAFT

Ed Oliver, Westfield, DT, Houston

No doubt Oliver will carry the flag for the city of Houston on Draft Day this Spring from Westfield. He projects anywhere from No. 5 to No. 15. Still has Pro Day and NFL Combine to go, so anything can happen. Great leverage and strength. This draft is loaded with defensive studs, will his stock hold over the next few months?

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Hakeem Butler, Fort Bend Travis, WR, Iowa State

Played at Travis his senior year after he moved in with his aunt and uncle. He was from Baltimore, but moved after his mom died of cancer. This dude is HUGE, physical and a great athlete. He's also projecting in the Top 40 picks. Also hooped with the Harrison twins at Travis.


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The state volleyball playoffs start tonight as area powers prepare for bracket play with hopes of reaching the finals in Garland, Texas.

So, as we are known to do, VYPE is going to boil it down for the fans.

Let's start in Class 6A Region II.

The Woodlands, Klein, Bridgeland and College Park are the Houston headliners coming out of this bracket, however, the 'Kats, Bears and Cavs will have to battle it out in the bottom half of the bracket.

Klein will likely play Bridgeland in Round 2, which could be an epic match-up.

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In Class 6A Region III, it's all about Ridge Point and Pearland Dawson, but they would face each other in the Regional Semis. Cinco Ranch could be a spoiler on the top part of the bracket.

The bottom half of the bracket is wide open. Seven Lakes? Cy-Fair? Or Deer Park, maybe?

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