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Former Ouachita Baptist TE signs with Houston

Associated Press Published: May 15, 2012

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — A former Ouachita Baptist standout has signed a free agent contract with the Houston Texans.

Ouachita Baptist officials said Tuesday tight end Phillip Supernaw already has reported to Houston and participated in his first workout on Monday. Supernaw joined eight draft picks and 20 other free agents during the fifth week of the Texans' voluntary off-season workout program.

Supernaw was named to the All-Great American Conference Second Team and helped lead the Tigers to the inaugural Great American Conference Championship.

He averaged 30.1 receiving yards per game and 13.7 yards per catch throughout the 2011 season.

Supernaw will be participating in organized activities with the team beginning May 21. The team's mini-camp runs from June 12 through June 14.