Greg Reid played the best game of his college career in FSU's 26-17 win in Friday's Chick-fil-A Bowl and he did it in front of his father, who was was watching him play for the first time in six years. Read what both Reids had to say in this feature. [details]
2008 (Sophomore):At Florida State: Made the biggest impact of any true freshman on the defensive side off the ball in 2007...enters his sophomore season listed as the second team weakside linebacker...will see the field immediately in 2008...will battle Kenny Ingram for playing time behind projected starter Dekoda Watson...has gained over 20 pounds since stepping foot on campus...is expected to join highly rated recruits Nigel Bradham, Nigel Carr and Vince Williams as the next generation of great Seminole linebackers.
Freshman Year (2007): Named the Seminoles' top defensive newcomer at the 2007 football awards dinner...made the first start of his career in the Music City Bowl as FSU's strongside linebacker...leading true freshman tackler for the Seminoles with 14 stops as he played in all 13 games...earned all of his playing time during the regular season on special teams...single-game career-high three tackles in Florida State's victory over No. 2 Boston College and then equaled that number in the Music City Bowl...at least one tackle in nine of the 13 games he played...made his collegiate debut in the Seminoles' season-opening game against Clemson.
High School: Graduated from South Sumter in 2007...four-star prospect and one of the top 50 overall prospects in America by Rivals.com...member of the Rivals100 where he is ranked 45th...Rivals.com rates him the second-best outside linebacker in this year's class...ranked seventh overall in the state of Florida and the best player at his position in the state...recorded a team-high six tackles for the East in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl in Ft. Lauderdale...2007 Florida Sports Writers Association (FSWA) Class 2A All-State first team...timed at 4.5 in the 40 with a 28" vertical...District 4 (2A) MVP...defensive leader for a team that reached the Class 2A state championship game...in 14 games, he had 156 total tackles, three sacks and two caused fumbles...also made it to state in track (throwing the shot put and discus)...chose FSU over offers from Florida, Alabama, Ole Miss, USF, Iowa State and UCF.
Personal: Born Dec. 3, 1987...enrolled in undergraduate studies.