""He makes you feel important and he has the ability to make me a better player and prepare you for the next level after college," Reid told TheTerritory.org, an Insiders site. "He also stresses the importance an education is and that's what also made me choose FSU."
Reid had narrowed his choices to Florida State and the Miami Hurricanes with Pittsburgh trying to stay involved with him. However, in the end, the No. 84 prospect had made it clear that staying close to home was a big priority to him.
Reid made national headlines last spring and summer when he demonstrated face up ability in a power forward's body. He helped the Tallahassee Wildcats capture the championship at the Showtime National Championship in Suwannee, Ga.