With the 42nd pick in the 2011 NFL draft, the Houston Texans selected defensive end Brooks Reed. Reed, age 24, is a speed rush linebacker from Arizona. The pick was announced by Aaron Glenn, who spent three seasons with the Texans between 2002 and 2004.
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