March 24, 2011

Spring Position Preview: Wide Receivers


Other Spring Previews: Quareterback | Running Back | Linebacker








Offense

Wide Receiver

The position coach: Lawrence Dawsey is entering his fifth season at Florida State.


Frontrunners



Bert Reed


Class for 2011 season: Senior

Size: 5-10, 175 pounds



2010 season: Prior to the start of the season, Reed was moved from the slot to the flanker position to take on the role as the offense's primary deep threat. There were some growing pains at his new position as the speedy wideout had several ups and downs over his junior season. He had some big games, such as his game-winning 42-yard touchdown run against BC, but also had too many drops and wasn't always the best route runner. As the season went on, Reed saw less action while Taiwan Easterling, Willie Haulstead and Rodney Smith all saw more of the playing time - Reed did not start two of the final four games.





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