HOUSTON — Former Houston Texans defensive lineman Christian Covington is heading to North Texas after signing a one-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys.

Covington, who is originally from Vancouver, was a standout for the Rice Owls before joining the Texans as a sixth-round selection in 2015 Draft.

Covington was a part-time starter for the Texans appearing in 50 games over the course of his four-year career. He had 3.5 sacks, 8 QB hits and 15 combined tackled in 2018 for the Texans.

Although he played defensive end for the Texans, Covington is expected to become part of Dallas’ rotation at tackle this upcoming season.

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