Swinney discusses status of D.J. Reader

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Pos: DT   Height: 6-3   Weight: 325   Hometown: Greensboro, NC (Grimsley HS)  
Years Played: 2012 - 2015

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney discussed several topics on Tuesday during his weekly football press conference and was asked about senior defensive tackle D.J. ReaderD.J. Reader
Defensive Tackle (2012 - 2015)
#48 6-2, 321
Greensboro, NC

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's status and the possibilty of him redshirting.

"No...There is no plan to redshirt him," Swinney said. "He is going to graduate in December. There is no plan to redshirt him. Not sure when he is going to be back. There is really nothing else to say."

Reader is a fourth-year senior who started one game last year, but played 250 plays and had 27 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and 1.5 sacks. He is a veteran of 38 games over the last three years.


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