On Tuesday, Stephen Houston was at home in Little Rock, Ark., for the last few days of vacation before returning to his job as a basketball strength-and-conditioning coach at his alma mater, Indiana.
By this morning, the former Hoosiers running back was in Baltimore after signing with the Ravens. Houston had not been in a uniform since trying out for both the Pittsburgh Steelers and New England Patriots in 2014.
Houston is aware that Indiana coach Tom Crean and Ravens coach John Harbaugh are brothers-in-law, and acknowledged that might have played a factor in having his football career revived, if only for another training camp.
“I’m grateful for the...
Jul 26, 2013; Foxborough, MA, USA; New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard (37) stretches during training camp at the practice fields of Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Stew Milne-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-139126