A Bakersfield native is one step closer to playing professional football.
Independence High School graduate D.J. Reed has been invited to the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine.
Reed, a defensive back at Kansas State, was one of the 326 participants selected for the NFL Combine, according to the university .
Reed is one of two Kansas State players in this year's combine which is happening in Indianapolis later this month.
— K-State Football (@KStateFB) February 6, 2018
In December, Reed tweeted that he was entering the 2018 NFL Draft.
— DJ_2Great (@D7_Reed) January 1, 2018