Tony Reid
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Tony  Reid
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Charlotte, N.C.

High School:
Mallard Creek

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
Defensive Back

2017: Appeared and started in 11 games … recorded 73 tackles, eight pass breakups, and two interceptions on the season … recovered a fumble and had an interception against Austin Peay … recorded 11 tackles against Cincinnati … made 10 tackles in game against Bowling Green … had an interception and two pass breakups in win over Buffalo … recorded two pass breakups and 11 tackles at Ohio … recipient of team’s Defensive Skill Player of the Year award.

2016: Played in and started all 13 games … recorded 98 tackles, one interception and four pass breakups on the season … had 14 tackles versus Mississippi State in the St. Petersburg Bowl … had 10 tackles versus WKU and Cincinnati … recorded six tackles and an interception in a win at Bowling Green.

2015: Played in 10 games ... totaled 35 tackles ... had an interception and a fumble recovery in the season-opening win over Presbyterian ... had a season-high six tackles at Western Michigan.

2014: Played in 11 games, making two starts named Miami's Special Teams Player of the Year ... finished with 26 tackles and one interception ... had nine tackles versus Central Michigan ... recorded 10 tackles and an interception against Ohio.

High School: Is a 2014 graduate of Mallard Creek High School ... coached by Michael Palmeri ... team captain ... had 108 tackles, three interceptions and 10 sacks as a senior ...team won a state championship in 2013.

Personal: Full name -- Tony David Reid ... born Dec. 5, 1995 ... son of Dianne and Tony Reid ... majoring in Family Studies.

Career Highs:
Tackles: 14 vs. Mississippi St. (12/26/16)
Solo: 10 vs. Mississippi St. (12/26/16)
Assists: 7 at Marshall (9/2/17)
Interception: 1, Five Times
Sacks: 1.0 vs. Akron (11/07/17)
TFL: 1.5 vs. Akron (11/07/17)
PBU: 2, Three Times