"It was tough," Savage said. "I know what I don't want to do after football and that's work construction. It was brutal on me. I grew up a lot as a man and I'm excited to get this opportunity."
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, a tight end and a nose tackle, Houston finally filled the need at quarterback when they took Pittsburgh's Savage with the 135th pick.