Granted, he would have preferred that it happened a day and a round earlier, but Alabama defensive tackle Jarran Reed had a premonition he would be drafted by the Seattle Seahawks.
Ever since Reed met with Seahawks coaches at the Senior Bowl, the 6-3, 311 run-stuffer felt good about his chances of landing in Seattle, even if a lot of draft analysts projected him to be drafted before Seattle’s first-round pick, let alone their second-rounder.
“My last time talking to them was at the Senior Bowl,” Reed said. “This whole time, I had a certain feeling. I thought it was going to happen yesterday with the last pick, but I knew today—actually right before it happened, I told my mom, I said, ‘Ma, I’m going to the Seahawks.’ I’ve been talking about the Seahawks ever since the Senior Bowl. I’m just real happy and excited that it actually happened. It’s a dream come true to play on this defense.”
In fact, Reed was nibbling on Skittles in Chicago, where he was the last player left in the green room, when the Seahawks made him the 49th overall pick.
“It was crazy, because I was chewing on the Skittles when I got the call, and I was thinking, ‘Hey, Marshawn (Lynch) loves Skittles,’ so I just thought it’d be fun,’” Reed
Article source: http://www.seahawks.com/news/2016/04/29/jarran-reed-%E2%80%9Chad-certain-feeling%E2%80%9D-seahawks-would-draft-him
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