Texas RB D'Onta Foreman performed for NFL scouts Tuesday March 28, 2017 during Pro Timing Day at the University inside the team practice bubble and talks about feeling confident and considers himself one of the best backs in this year's draft. RALPH BARRERA/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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Foreman at Texans rookie camp: ‘I’m ready to step on the field and be productive whenever they call my number’

Posted May 15th, 2017

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D’Onta Foreman has arrived at the Houston Texans rookie camp ready make an impact on the field. But first he needs to learn the playbook. Foreman spoke with the Houston Chronicle this weekend on what he needs to do make an impact for the Texans, and it starts with the playbook.

“I think that’s the biggest thing, is just learn the playbook. If you don’t know the playbook you can’t go out there and be on the field,” he told the Chronicle.

Foreman is drawing comparisons to great bruising running back, and hall of famer, Jerome Bettis, but first he needs to work on not fumbling, something he did seven time. Although he was nursing a hand injury throughout last season.

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“Just carry it high and tight in traffic, put two hands on the ball, the things they teach us,” Foreman told the Chronicle. “At Texas, I ran the ball a lot. I’m not a type to make excuses for me putting the ball on the ground, just focusing more on keeping it high and tight and putting two hands on it in traffic.”

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