"It's very exciting," he said. "It feels like a lot of my work has paid off a little bit, so I'll keep working and keep them coming in."
Engram, a physical 6-foot-0, 195-pound junior could project to safety, rover or even outside linebacker in college, but the Rockets have not specified yet.
"Not really," he said. "They just said they wanted me. I plan on visiting them next week. I plan on going to a basketball game."
There are also programs from across the country showing additional interest.
He says that was a good visit when he went to East Lansing.
"It was amazing. The band was going crazy. The fans were going crazy. It was a great atmosphere."
This summer, he hopes to make the coaches go crazy when they see what he can do on the field.
"I'm trying to go to every camp that I can and I'm trying to work as hard as I can every day to get to where I want to go."