Will teams kick to FSU's Reid?

TALLAHASSEE — Greg Reid averaged 18.4 yards per punt return last year, the best of anyone in the Football Bowl Subdivision. He returned one punt 68 yards for a touchdown against Wake Forest. So it's safe to say that Florida State's opponents know what's coming. But will teams decide to punt away from Reid?

"They're not playing football if they kick away from me," Reid said. "I might kind of suck at punt returns this year. You never know."

One way or another, Reid will touch the ball. He had two interceptions as a backup cornerback in 2009, and he should also return some kickoffs this year.

When asked if coach Jimbo Fisher had utilized Reid on offense this August, he said "I don't know." But Reid couldn't hold it in and laughed.

Reid may be one of the most versatile players in the country. On Tuesday, he was named to the watch list for the inaugural Paul Hornung Award, which will be given to the most versatile college football player.

Hornung, the 1956 Heisman Trophy winner, played quarterback, running back, defensive back, punter, kicker and was a return man at Notre Dame.

Special on Gran family: FSU assistant coaches are not allowed to talk to the media very often, but Seminoles fans can catch a glimpse at who running backs/special teams coach Eddie Gran is when a special program airs about the Gran family on Thursday at 7:30 a.m. on Sun Sports. The Grans lost their daughter Sydney to a rare disease.


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