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Reese Witherspoon invites NFL rookie Malcolm Mitchell to her book club

When former Bulldogs wide receiver Malcolm Mitchell began college at the University of Georgia -- he struggled with his reading.

The former top recruit became an avid reader during his college tenure, and credits his passion for reading as what helped him deal with an ACL injury in 2013.

Mitchell, who was recently drafted by the New England Patriots, received national attention in 2014 when he joined a book club made up of 40-, 50-, and 60-year-old women, after a chance encounter with a member of the club. He later published a children's book "The Magician's Hat" in 2015.

Now, his story has caught the attention of Oscar-winning actress, Reese Witherspoon, who turned to Twitter to extend the NFL rookie an invitation to her book club:

Mitchell didn't hesitate to accept the offer:

Then, the pair started exchanging book recommendations as any reading enthusiasts would:

Between learning the Patriots' playbook and his book club obligations, we have a feeling Malcolm is going to be doing a lot of reading this summer.

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