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Q&A With D.J. Reader

Q&A With D.J. Reader

By Brooke Skelley // Athletic Communications

Q. When did you start playing football?A. When I was seven.

Q. Why did you choose Clemson?A. Because of the family atmosphere and all the players. Clemson really made me feel welcome.

Q. What is your pregame ritual?A. I listen to the same music playlist before every game.

Q. What has been your top moment as a Tiger?A. The Orange Bowl win over Ohio State.

Q. Who has influenced you the most in the program?A. Jeff Davis.

Q. What advice do you have for your freshman teammates?A. To come in with wide-open eyes and ears and don’t allow yourselves to get too overwhelmed.

Q. What do you want to accomplish before you leave Clemson?A. To leave a legacy and hopefully pass the team off better than it was given to me.

Q. How would you compare playing baseball and football at Clemson?A. I enjoyed playing with the baseball team here. But I enjoy hitting people a lot more than I enjoy hitting a baseball.

Q. Who is your biggest role model?A. My mom.


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