Former South Carolina standout Bruce Ellington has landed with his third NFL team in the span of a week.
Ellington signed with the Houston Texans on Fridayt. He was released by the San Francisco 49ers on Aug. 3. The New York Jets picked him up Aug. 4 but released him after he failed a physical.
Ellington missed last season with a hamstring tear.
The South Carolina native will join a Texans team which is filled with Palmetto State connections. Former Gamecocks Jadeveon Clowney and Jonathan Joseph are on the roster as well as former Clemson standouts Deshaun Watson, DeAndre Hopkins, DJ Reader and Carlos Watkins. The team is owned by USC alum Bob McNair.
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Ellington, a fourth round pick in 2014 by the 49ers, caught 19 passes for 215 yards and two touchdowns in his first two seasons.