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Former USU player signs with Rams

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LOGAN — Former Utah State football player E.J. Reid has signed a free agent contract with the St. Louis Rams after participating in their rookie minicamp over the weekend.

Reid, a 6-2, 320-pound defensive tackle from Kahuku, Hawaii, played at Utah State from 2004-06. After being away from football for two years, Reid went to the University of Mary in Bismark, N.D., to finish his eligibility, earning all-Northern Sun accolades in 2009 with the Marauders. After playing defensive end for Mary, Reid is expected to play defensive tackle for the Rams. Reid is expected to next participate in the Rams organized team activities (OTAs) scheduled for May 18

With St. Louis, Reid will reunite with former Utah State assistant coach Tom McMahon, currently the Rams special teams coordinator. McMahon spent 11 seasons with the Aggies, including serving as Reid's position coach in 2004-05.