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David Reed
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Practice at M&T Bank Stadium in August 2011.
No. 16     Baltimore Ravens
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-03-22) March 22, 1987 (age 32)
Place of birth: Dubuque, Iowa
High School: New London (CT)
Height: 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College: Utah
NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 156
Debuted in 2010 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2012
Receptions     5
Receiving Yards     66
Total Return Yards     1,150
Total TDs     1
Stats at NFL.com

Brandon David Reed (born March 22, 1987) is an American football wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Ravens in the fifth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at Utah.

Early lifeEdit

A native of New Britain, Connecticut, David Reed attended St. Paul Catholic High School for his freshman year of high school where he lettered in football and basketball. Reed left St. Paul the following year to attend New Britain High School. Reed followed his head coach Jack Cochran to New London High School, where he was First Team All-Conference and All-State. He went on to attend Pasadena City College, where he averaged 166.1 yards per game receiving and broke every single-game and career reception record, while setting a national junior college reception record with 111 catches (1,661 yards, 13 TDs) in 10 games in 2007.[2] He was named First Team All-Conference and First Team Junior College Gridwire All-American.

Regarded as a three-star prospect by Rivals.com, Reed was recruited by Utah, Iowa, and Kansas State.[3]

College careerEdit

In his first season at Utah, Reed earned All-MWC honorable mention as kick-returner. He played in all 13 games, on special teams and as wide receiver, recording 25 catches for 427 yards (17.1 yards per reception led Utah) and six touchdown catches (ranked second on the team). Reed helped the 2008 Utes to a 13–0 season and a 31–17 win over Alabama in the 2009 Sugar Bowl, in which he averaged 29.0 yards on two receptions, including a 28-yard touchdown grab that gave Utah a 28-17 lead.

As a senior, Reed set school records for both receptions (81) and receiving yards (1,188) in a season. He led the MWC and ranked 15th in the nation in receiving yards per game (91.4). He also led the MWC in receptions with 81 and was the only 1,000-yard receiver in the conference (1,188).

Professional careerEdit

2010 NFL DraftEdit

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6 ft 0 18 in 191 lb 4.56 s 1.56 s 2.58 s 4.38 s 6.95 s 37 in 9 ft 6 in 15 rep

Baltimore RavensEdit

On December 13, 2010, against the Houston Texans, Reed scored his first NFL touchdown on a 103-yard kickoff return. The return set a new Ravens franchise record (eclipsing the old mark of 97 yards by Patrick Johnson) and his 233 kickoff return yards were also the second most in franchise history. For his efforts, Reed was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week.[5]

In 2011, Reed was suspended without pay for the September 11 season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers [6] and fined an additional game check for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. Reed's suspension stemmed from an 2010 incident in which police discovered marijuana at his residence.

In week 10 of the 2011 season, Reed fumbled two kickoff returns against the Seattle Seahawks [7] one after running into his own teammate and the other after he lost his balance.

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

ja:デビッド・リード (アメリカンフットボール)
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