GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Dreams came true for many talented players at this year’s NFL Draft in Chicago, including Greensboro native and Grimsley High School alum D.J. Reader.
The former Clemson Defensive Tackle was drafted in the fifth round by the Houston Texans.
Reader tweeted his excitement after the pick.
Truly blessed to be apart of the @HoustonTexans organization. Now it’s time to go to work!!
— Dj Reader (@raviddeader) April 30, 2016
Before the draft, Reader says he met with the Houston Texans, N.Y. Giants, Tennessee Titans, and San Francisco 49ers organizations.
Congratulations to our Triad guy on a big dream come true!