Reed, who ranks as prospect number 131 in the nation for the 2023 category, becomes Washington’s highest-rated pledge at this point in the cycle and just the second four-star in the Huskies’ 2023 class .
After a groundbreaking sophomore campaign, Reed began his hiring rampage with offers from the SEC and Pac-12, including a major one from within the state. LSU after an outstanding camp performance. After his junior season, attention began to really flood as his 15 offers arrived in 2022, including his offer from Washington in April.
Huskies immediately jumped out as a show to attract Reed as he closed the official visit, one of the two he would join (TCU), and now a pledge for Kalen DeBoer and its staff.
At the 6-foot-2 and 185-pound corner, Reed used his long arms to minimize favorable starts from opposing players by slamming into them as soon as the ball was shot to throw them out of control. balance.
In human coverage, it’s nearly impossible to “bully” Reed as his size and aggression make tall, wide-body ball receivers difficult to keep up with even in the blink of an eye. and in jumping situations. In the coverage area, Reed is able to keep a sideline with his adept at determining plays early in the end of the field while also using his length to create ground in the area. coverage range.
In the running game, his size allows him to get away from tacklers easier than any angle you can find while his long arms allow for a large clearance radius making it difficult. overcome.
When looking at areas for improvement, while Reed’s game doesn’t necessarily say he’s faster than anyone lined up before him, his speed could use a boost bar to take into account. Power Five contest. If he can combine his length and dribbling skills with speed, Reed will have a comeback he’ll be playing on Sunday for a long time.