Found April 17, 2014 on State of the Texans:
I WILL BE THROWING THE 1ST PITCH AT THE @astros gAme vs. Royals……i must say im truly honored and blessed to do this!!! #SWAGGG#3kool — DJ Swearinger (@JungleBoi_Swagg) April 17, 2014   Houston Texans second year safety D.J. Swearinger will be throwing out the first pitch at tonight’s Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park. The Astros are hosting the Kansas City Royals in the second game of the series. Swearinger was drafted in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft out of South Carolina and ended up being the full-time starter halfway through the season. He totaled 71 tackles with 1 interception with four pass deflections in 16 games (10 starts).     You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.
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