Houston gets celebs and star athletes to welcome recruits on National Signing Day

Houston gets celebs and star athletes to welcome recruits on National Signing Day

Signing Day

Houston gets celebs and star athletes to welcome recruits on National Signing Day

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Houston-based rapper Paul Wall helped the Cougars welcome 2016 recruits. (Photo: Getty Images)

Houston-based rapper Paul Wall helped the Cougars welcome 2016 recruits. (Photo: Getty Images)

Houston’s coaching staff is pulling out all the stops in their #HTownTakeover social media campaign, having Houston-based celebrities like rapper Paul Wall and other Houston alums give shoutouts welcoming prospects to Houston on National Signing Day.

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Wall gave Houston head coach Tom Herman his first teeth grill last month and Wall opened his welcome video to La Marque (La Marque, Texas) defensive tackle Aymiel Fleming by showing off his trademark blinged out grill.

Then Houston rap legend Slim Thug welcomed Crosby (Crosby, Texas) offensive guard Kennan Murphy to H-Town.

Houston Astros Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel welcomed the 2016 class.

And, finally, Houston Texans star J.J. Watt joined in to welcome the Cougars 2016 haul.

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