Kyle Reed

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Kyle Reed
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1987-03-21) March 21, 1987 (age 27)
Place of birth: Oakland, California
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: McClymonds High School,
Oakland, California
College: San Jose State
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • San Jose State single-game record for completion percent in a game (88.5%) at Stanford (9/20/08)
  • WAC Offensive Player of the Week (2008)

Kyle Anthony Reed, (born March 21, 1987) is an American football quarterback formerly for the San Jose State Spartans, a college football team for San Jose State University.

Early years[edit]

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]

California[edit]

2005[edit]

Reed signed with the California Golden Bears after his senior year. Reed redshirted his freshman season.

2006[edit]

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.[1][2][3]

San Jose State[edit]

2007[edit]

Reed redshirted the 2007 season as a transfer student-athlete.

2008[edit]

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.[4]

2009[edit]

Reed started in the season opener against USC, but was replaced in the second quarter by Jordan La Secla. Reed graduated from SJSU in 2010.

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