Defensive end Demone Harris has signed with the Texans' practice squad, according to a league source not authorized to speak publicly.
A former undrafted free agent from the University of Buffalo, Harris (6-foot-4, 272 pounds) was a Burlsworth Trophy nominee and second-team all-conference selection. A three-year starter, he had 55 tackles, five sacks and seven quarterback hurries as a senior.
He has played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Baltimore Ravens and Kansas City Chiefs.
He has four career tackles.
Harris has run the 40-yard dash in 4.77 seconds.
He chose the Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent over offers from the New York Giants, Denver Broncos and Detroit Lions.