Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The NFL Draft is a special, life-changing event where the draftees’ dreams come true, similar to other sports.  However, the stage for the NFL is more magnified because it’s the most popular sport across the land. The NFL Draft belongs to the new future stars of the league, and they cannot wait to make their mark on the world’s largest sporting stage.  Here are the words of the newly drafted players from the 2013 NFL Draft. Photo Credit: NFL.com Illustration “It feels amazing,” said 49ers’ safety Eric Reid, when asked how it feels to the Niner. “I think I’m a very cerebral player. I pride myself on knowing the defense. I pride myself on being able to get the guys lined up on the team, and being a great teammate and also doing my job. I’m very fortunate to be on such an incredible defense with the guys that are up there now, and I just can’t wait to get to work.” Reid was the 49ers’ No. 18 overall selection Thursday evening and he is projected to be a starter and help fill the
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