One recruiting Reed the hardest

One SEC school is recruiting Trayvon Reed the hardest. The 7-footer is trying to prove himself this spring and is working to get better.

Atlanta Xpress has been a popular team for college coaches to watch, and the major reason why is Trayvon Reed. The Snellville (Ga) Shiloh center has the length, athleticism, and shot blocking ability that intrigues many college coaches.

At 7-feet and roughly 220 pounds, Reed is an elite shot blocker who combines high level athleticism with size that is impossible to teach. His offensive skill is still a work in progress, but Reed feels that his high school season was a good one.

"The high school year went good," said Reed. "I feel like I could have done better, but overall I feel like I had a good season."

Now on the AAU circuit, Reed is trying to prove his spot amongst the nation's best.

"This summer I am trying to accomplish all I can, get better, and hopefully prove myself as an elite player in the country," said Reed.

Recruiting wise schools like Georgia, Georgia Tech, Alabama, Auburn, South Carolina, Clemson, Memphis, Miami and others are after him. However Reed says that one school is recruiting him harder than the rest.

"Auburn is on me the hardest, but everybody has been calling since the season has been over," said Reed.

In terms of his feelings on the Tigers, Reed said, "They just say that they love me as a player and that they would like to have me at their school. They feel like they could make me better."

Another school that has been very active is Georgia Tech, and the Yellow Jackets have another former Atlanta Xpress star, Robert Carter on their radar.

"Georgia Tech is a nice program," said Reed. "I talk to the head coach and he seems like a genuine guy, so I like what they have to say."

For now there is no timeframe for Reed making a decision, however he does have a good idea of what he is looking for in a school.

"I want to go somewhere where I can win and somewhere I can get better," said Reed. "I just want to take my game to another level."

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