"BREAKING NEWS: Grimsley OL/DL D.J. Reader, rated among top 20 in nation, picks Clemson over Maryland."
As a senior, he had had 70 tackles and 12 sacks last fall. Offensive guard who could also play DT in college. Reader is also a standout baseball pitcher with a 90 mph fastball. Last spring at Grimsley High, he compiled a 3-1 record and a 1.50 ERA as a pitcher. He also batted .545 and hit three home runs. Reader is also the starting center for his high school basketball team. Attended Clemson's junior day in March. #25 rated player and 4 star recruit based on the 2012 AthleteVault NC/SC Rankings.