Jabari O’Terrius “O. J.” Howard is an American football player. He is a tight end for the Houston Texans of the National Football League.
In 1994, on November 19th, Howard was born. (NFL). He played collegiate football for the Alabama Crimson Tide before being chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Howard attended Autauga Academy, which was in Prattville, Alabama. Howard was rated as a five-star recruit and the top tight end in his class on both Rivals.com and Scout.com.
Based on Howard’s success as a high school athlete, this rating was determined. He has verbally committed to representing the University of Alabama in college football.
He played in 13 games and five of those were starts as a freshman at Alabama. During his junior season, he had two touchdowns, 602 receiving yards, and 38 catches.
He was voted the Offensive Most Valuable Player of the game in 2016 after collecting five receptions for 208 yards and two touchdowns during Alabama’s victory over Clemson in the College Football Playoff National
Championship game. In a game against Clemson that they lost by a score of 35-31, he turned in one of his greatest performances of the year.
After Howard completed his college career, the vast majority of NFL pundits and scouts predicted that he would be taken in the first round of the draft.
With a full week of practice leading up to the Senior Bowl, he was able to raise his profile, and a group of scouts chose him as the best practice player of the week.
He was able to greatly increase his value as a result. Howard concluded the contest with four receptions for 39 receiving yards, which helped the South defeat the North by a score of 16-15.
What college did OJ Howard go to?
He went to Alabama college and played football there. In 13 games with five starts as a true freshman at Alabama in 2013, Howard participated. In a victory over Texas A&M, he made his collegiate debut with three receptions for 68 yards.