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  • Thu., May. 08, 2014 5:00PM CDT Texans Draft Party pres. by Coors Light Texans fans who are in need of a football fix are invited to come out to the 2014 Houston Texans Draft Party presented by Coors Light on Thursday, May 8 at Reliant Stadium.  The Draft Party begins at 5 p.m. CDT and the 2014 NFL Draft begins at 7 p.m.

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Ryan Reichert
Vice President, Security

Ryan Reichert joined the Texans as director of security on Oct. 7, 1999, one day after the NFL awarded its 32nd franchise to Houston. He was promoted to vice president of security in January 2008.

Ryan Reichert joined the Texans as director of security on Oct. 7, 1999, one day after the NFL awarded its 32nd franchise to Houston. He was promoted to vice president of security in January 2008.

Reichert serves as a liaison between the Texans and federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. He is responsible for draft day preparations by conducting personal interviews and background checks of all draft eligible collegiate athletes entering the NFL draft. He is also responsible for overseeing the personal security of Texans players and their families and security aspects related to team events, player appearances, and team travel.

Reichert, a former Houston police officer, served nearly 10 years with the department before assuming his current post with the Texans. During his tenure with the Houston Police Department, he was assigned to the Westside Command Substation as a patrolman and finished his career with the department’s community service division, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of various community involvement initiatives, as well as serving the police department as a public speaker.

Reichert is an alumnus of several Texas universities. He graduated from Angelo State University, located in San Angelo, with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a minor in criminal justice. He earned his master’s degree in criminology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake, and earned his MBA from Rice University.

Reichert hails from Jourdanton, Texas, just south of San Antonio.