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Texans' Justin Reid on the ESPN All-Rookie team

January 15, 2019 - 10:36 am

HOUSTON, TX (SPORTSRADIO 610) - The Houston Texans' rookie safety, Justin Reid, has impressed the Texans, the City of Houston, and now ESPN.

ESPN.com released their list of the NFL's All-Rookie team and listed the 21-year-old safety as the best among the rookie-class of players. 

According to ESPN.com:

“[Justin> Reid started the last 13 games, including the wild-card playoff game, for the league’s No. 4 scoring defense. Reid led the team with three interceptions and was the first player in team history to post the do-it-all stat line of least nine tackles, a special-teams tackle and a fumble recovery in the same game.”

Reid is joined by other stand-out rookies including New York Giants' Saquon Barkley, Cleveland Browns' Baker Mayfield, Indianapolis Colts' Darius Leonard, and Dallas Cowboys' Leighton Vander Esch.

Reid logged 81 tackles, three interceptions with one returned 101 yards for a touchdown, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, and seven special teams tackles.