Texans sign lineback Xavier Adibi

July 16, 2008 3:21:48 PM PDT
The Houston Texans have signed linebacker Xavier Adibi, their fourth-round draft pick. The 6-foot-1, 236-pound Adibi played at Virginia Tech and was the 118th overall selection in the 2008 draft.

Adibi started 40 games for Virginia Tech, recording 291 tackles and 11 sacks and forced five fumbles. As a senior, Adibi became just the second linebacker in school history to earn first-team All-America honors.

Adibi was a college teammate of offensive tackle Duane Brown, the Texans' first-round pick.

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