D.J. Reader(Grimsley HS) Lost for the Season, as Cincinnati Bengals’ Defensive Lineman suffers Left Quad Injury:BIG Loss for the Bengals

Posted by Andy Durham on October 12, 2020 at 4:18 pm under College, High School, Photos | 4 Comments to Read

fromw www.espn.com: Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle D.J. Reader(Grimsley High School/Clemson) will miss the rest of the season after suffering a left quad injury in Sunday’s 27-3 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, coach Zac Taylor said Monday. Reader, who was placed on injured reserve Monday, went down with less than nine minutes in the third quarter …Read the Rest…

D.J. Reader(Grimlsey HS/Clemson) has grabbed the attention of his new Cincinnati Bengals teammates

Posted by Press Release on August 6, 2020 at 10:00 am under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

from the Cincinnati Bengals Wire at USA Today.com and CLICK HERE to see more, with video and photos of D.J. Reader, from Greensboro and Grimsley High School….. As expected, it hasn’t taken long for new Cincinnati Bengals defensive star D.J. Reader(Grimsley High School) to capture the attention of his teammates. Reader, one of free agency’s …Read the Rest…


Less Weight and hopefully More Quality Reps/Snaps this season for D.J. Reader(Grimsley HS/Clemson), as he joins the Cincinnati Bengals up front on the defensive line

Posted by Andy Durham on July 20, 2020 at 9:39 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

This post on D.J. Reader, former Grimsley Whirlie, and his new home on the defensive line for the Cincinnati Bengals….D.J. has shed 20 pounds or more, and now that he is lighter, he may be getting more quality reps/snaps, as he settles into his new leadership role, along the front line for the Bengals….. (This …Read the Rest…

D.J. Reader(Grimsley HS) partnering with the United Way:Stepping up to help the local Greensboro Community

Posted by Andy Durham on April 29, 2020 at 2:09 pm under College, High School, Professional, Video | Comments are off for this article

Message from D.J. Reader, former Grimsley High School Whirlie, former Clemson Tiger, former Houston Texan and now current Cincinnati Bengal…..David Reader Jr./D.J. Reader is stepping up to help the local Greensboro Community during this time of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic…..Let’s see what D.J. has to say: I’m partnering with United Way of greater Greensboro to give …Read the Rest…

D.J. Reader(Grimsley HS/Clemson/Houston) headed to the Cincinnati Bengals on 4-Year $53 Million Dollar Deal(D.J. Reader interviews)

Posted by Andy Durham on March 17, 2020 at 5:31 pm under Audio, Professional, Video | 2 Comments to Read

David Reader Jr./D.J. Reader is headed from the Houston Texans, to the Cincinnati Bengals, and his new deal is worth a lot of money… The young man from Grimsely High School has made his mom, Felecia Ford Reader, very proud and the 2019 NFL Walter Payton “Man of the Year Award” nominee, has his dad …Read the Rest…


D.J. Reader(Grimsley High School/Clemson) nominated for NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

Posted by Andy Durham on December 13, 2019 at 11:37 am under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

David Reader Jr., known around town/Greensboro as D.J. Reader, and the former Grimsley Whirlie is up for the NFL’s Walter Payton “Man of the Year Award”… CLICK HERE for the video of D.J. Reader being nominated for the NFL Man of the Year Award, with his media interview coming in from the Houston Texans…. D..J. …Read the Rest…

Guilford County’s own DJ Reader(Houston Texans/Grimsley HS/Clemson) bringing FREE Football Camp and Community Day to Grimsley HS, on Saturday June 22

Posted by Press Release on June 3, 2019 at 11:29 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

This year Greensboro’s own, Houston Texan Nose Tackle DJ Reader (Grimsley High School) will be holding his 4th Annual Football Fundamentals Camp and Inaugural Community Day. The events are to take place June 22, 2019 at Grimsley Senior High School. Activities for the camp will begin at 11am. (Camp 11am-3pm) Immediately following the camp at …Read the Rest…

D.J. Reader/David Reader Jr. former Grimsley Whirlies’ football, basketball and baseball player and collegiate football player for the Clemson Tigers and now nose tackle for the Houston Texans, Well D.J. is also now a professional steer-roper/cowboy

Posted by Andy Durham on March 10, 2019 at 4:28 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Check out D.J. Reader, the Grimsley Whirlies’ football player in the Fall, center on basketball team in the Winter, and third baseman, pitcher, first baseman for the baseball team in the Spring and then it was on to Clemson, where he played in the NCAA Football National Championship Game, and now he has settled in …Read the Rest…

FREE Football Fundamentals Camp through USA Football hosted by D.J. Reader TODAY at Grimsley HS

Posted by Press Release on June 15, 2017 at 10:18 am under Amateur, High School | Comments are off for this article

FREE Football Fundamentals Camp through USA Football hosted by D.J. Reader is TODAY at Grimsley High School *****FREE Football Camp hosted by D.J. Reader(Grimsley HS/Clemson/Houston Texans)***** Houston Texans’ Defensive Tackle DJ Reader will host his second USA FUNdamentals Clinic for children 6-14….This Fun and FREE event is designed to introduce children to football by teaching …Read the Rest…

FREE Football Fundamentals Camp through USA Football hosted by D.J. Reader coming up this week at Grimsley HS(Saturday June 17)

Posted by Press Release on June 10, 2017 at 10:47 am under High School | Comments are off for this article

*****FREE Football Fundamentals Camp through USA Football hosted by D.J. Reader(Grimsley HS/Clemson/Houston Texans)***** Saturday June 17, at Grimsley High School Houston Texans’ Defensive Tackle DJ Reader will host his second USA FUNdamentals Clinic for children 6-14….This Fun and FREE event is designed to introduce children to football by teaching basic skills in an exciting and …Read the Rest…

D.J. Reader(Houston Texans/Clemson Tigers/Grimsley Whirlies) will be at NewBridge Bank Park this Saturday June 25 for meet and greet

Posted by Andy Durham on June 15, 2016 at 4:44 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Join us Saturday June 25th at 7pm at New Bridge Bank Park (Grasshoppers Stadium) for the Dj Reader Meet & Greet. Gates open at 6pm; Dj Reader, Greensboro native currently of the Houston Texans will be signing photos and taking pictures with community! Everyone please come out and support The Greensboro Grasshoppers on this wonderful …Read the Rest…


D.J. Reader(Grimsley HS/Clemson) on the trail toward the NFL Draft this weekend

Posted by Andy Durham on April 26, 2016 at 12:15 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

D.J. Reader/David Reader Jr., from Grimsley High School and Clemson University, is still making his NFL pre-draft rounds with a trip planned this week for Chicago on Tuesday and Wednesday and then it is back home on Thursday to get ready for the NFL Draft…The draft begins on Thursday and D.J. is hoping to go …Read the Rest…

This could be a BIG Year for this BIG young man:D.J. Reader(Grimsley HS/Clemson) now thinking All-ACC and NFL

Posted by Andy Durham on July 21, 2015 at 7:37 pm under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

This young man has to have these goals, All-ACC and then on to the NFL….David Reader Jr., the BIG(6’2/325) young man from Greensboro’s Grimsley High School and a defensive tackle for the Clemson Tigers in on the map/radar and he is now in the conversation being mentioned among the best in the ACC, as the …Read the Rest…

The loss of David Reader will be a big one for the local sports community

Posted by Andy Durham on June 30, 2014 at 12:57 pm under College, High School | 10 Comments to Read

Got word this morning that David Reader Sr., D.J. Reader’s dad, passed away last night and this a big blow/shock to the local sports community.. Our thoughts and prayers go out to D.J.((Grimsley/Clemson)) and his mom and this a big loss, because Mr. Reader was known throughout Greensboro and he was deeply involved with local …Read the Rest…