|Born:||March 21, 1987|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school:||Oakland (CA) McClymonds|
|College:||San Jose State|
|Career highlights and awards|
Early years[edit | edit source]
Reed prepped at McClymonds High School in Oakland, California. He was one of the nation’s top-ranked dual-purpose quarterbacks in 2004. A Super Prep All-American, he was ranked the #10-ranked signal caller by ESPN.com, and the #5-ranked quarterback by Rivals.com and Sporting News. Reed, the 2004 Contra Costa Times Cream of the Crop selection passed for 1,500 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior, 1,100 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior and 1,400 yards and 10 scores as a sophomore.
College career[edit | edit source]
California[edit | edit source]
2005[edit | edit source]
2006[edit | edit source]
Reed competed with quarterbacks Kevin Riley, and Nate Longshore, but did not get the starting or backup job. As a result, he did not see any game action. He decided to transfer to San Jose State following the 2007 preseason camp.
San Jose State[edit | edit source]
2007[edit | edit source]
2008[edit | edit source]
At the start of Spring camp for the 2008 season, he competed with Myles Eden. He was setback with an injury and was eventually named the third-string quarterback. However, in the first game against UC Davis Aggies, the Spartans were down 10–6 in the first 3 quarters, so Reed was brought in to replace Eden, and in the last 15 seconds of the 4th quarter scored on a 37-yard touchdown to Kevin Jurovich, leading the Spartans to a 13–10 victory. Reed was then named the starter of the 2008 season. In the next game against Nebraska, the Spartans lost 35–12, making the season –-1. However in the following week against San Diego State, the Spartans had a huge win 35-10, with Reed throwing 3 touchdowns. He was then named the WAC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance.
2009[edit | edit source]
Further reading[edit | edit source]
- "Cal football QB Reed's injury motivates him to get back on the field". Daily Californian. April 11, 2007.
- "San Jose State Spartans quarterback Kyle Reed finally gets chance to play". Las Cruces Sun-News. October 18, 2008.
- "After transfer, injury and playing on third team, Reed gave Spartans a spark". Lincoln Journal Star (Nebraska). September 5, 2008.
- "QB Reed 'just got his bell rung' Tomey says". Oakland Tribune. September 8, 2008.
- "Reed worth the wait". San Francisco Chronicle. August 31, 2008.
- "SPARTANS' REED HAS A TALL ORDER". San Jose Mercury News. September 6, 2008.
- "REED BACK AT QB AFTER EDEN STRUGGLES". San Jose Mercury News. November 9, 2008.
- "Former Cal quarterback Reed lands on his feet at San Jose State]". Oakland Tribune. September 4, 2008.
- "REED MAY GIVE SPARTANS BEST SHOT AT QB". San Jose Mercury News. November 24, 2009.
- "Reed is back at quarterback for SJSU". San Jose Mercury News. November 10, 2008.
- "REED RETURNS IN A BIG WAY, LEADS SJSU TO EASY VICTORY". San Jose Mercury News. September 14, 2008.
- "San Jose State quarterback Reed has a tall order". San Jose Mercury News. September 6, 2008.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Cal reserve QB Reed transfers to San Jose State". San Francisco Chronicle. August 30, 2007.
- "Future seems forever in the future for Reed". San Francisco Chronicle. August 19, 2007.
- "Quarterback Reed opts to leave Cal, Former McClymonds High star will transfer to San Jose State after losing out on the top backup job". Knight-Ridder/Tribune Business News,. August 30, 2007.
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