Whether it was wishful thinking or something more, Armanti Foreman had his twin brother’s path figured out before everyone else.
After D’Onta Foreman was selected No. 89 overall by the Houston Texans, the Longhorns wide receiver took to Twitter to let everyone know. “I predicted this over a week ago. TEXANS BABY!!!!” he wrote.
— Van-Valente #IDM (@_hetoohollywood) April 29, 2017
That was just one of many elated reactions to Foreman’s selection on social media Friday night, as the Texans chose to make multiple dreams come true at once. Not only will the former Texas star get to suit up in the NFL, but he’ll do so just miles from where he grew up in Texas City, Texas.
Take a scroll through just a few of the reactions that came from within Texas football circles, including former Longhorns and current players who were teammates with Foreman.
— D'Onta Foreman (@D33_foreman) April 29, 2017
— Texas Football (@TexasFootball) April 29, 2017
— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) April 29, 2017
— Longhorn Network (@LonghornNetwork) April 29, 2017
Of course, it wouldn’t be a Texas draft party without barbecue. Here’s proof the Foremans had plenty of smoked meat on hand for the celebration.
— Jeff Howe (@JeffHowe247) April 29, 2017
— Derrick Foreman (@DayDay409) April 29, 2017
— vypehouston (@vypehouston) April 29, 2017
One of the most shared reactions came from legendary Texas running back Ricky Williams, who called Foreman “the best back in the draft.” The two have been linked since Foreman broke on the scene last season, threatening to chase down some of Williams’ records.
— Ricky Williams (@Rickthelaureate) April 29, 2017
Yeeaaa @D33_foreman !!!
— Malcolm Brown (@MallyCat_28) April 29, 2017
I see ya bro! Congrats! @D33_foreman 🐂🐂🐂🐂
— Fozzy Whittaker (@FozzyWhitt) April 29, 2017
Congrats lil bro go ball out at the crib you deserve it @D33_foreman prove em wrong!
— Nino (@qdiggs6) April 29, 2017
Current players and coaches
— Shane Buechele (@BGShaneBuechele) April 29, 2017
— Malik Jefferson (@malikjefferson) April 29, 2017
@D33_foreman Congrats my brotha! Glad you made it man! Nothing but the best for you ! 🙌🏾 don't forget who you do it for man!
— Patrick Vahe (@PatrickVahe) April 29, 2017
— HENDRIX💲ROACH (@Officialmalcr32) April 29, 2017
— DeShon Elliott (@OfficialShon_4) April 29, 2017
— Tru Story ★ (@bigwheels_45) April 29, 2017
— Oscar Giles (@OscarGiles95) April 29, 2017
— Corby Meekins (@corbymeekins) April 29, 2017
LETS GOOOO❗️❗️👌🏽🔥🔥 https://t.co/lv3EwiQHPO
— Davion Curtis (@curtis_davion) April 29, 2017
— Edward Pequeno (@epequeno12) April 29, 2017
Congrats to my brother @D33_foreman you deserve this glad you get to stay at home!
— Trenton Hafley (@TrentonHafley) April 29, 2017
— Mitchell Becker (@Mitchellbecker) April 29, 2017
— Austin Allsup (@Austin_Allsup) April 29, 2017
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