What's Next for Reed?

Taylor Reed is one of Arkansas' top senior quarterbacks and he is not scared to go out and prove it. Reed did his part to prove his worth this summer with several camping trips. With an offer from Arkansas State in hand, Taylor is ready to show that not only is he a great high school player, but a bona fide college quarterback prospect.

Taylor Reed profile

"We started two-a-days yesterday," said Reed. "We have been doing 7-on-7 all summer, but this week is the first time we have had the whole team to practice. I think we go in pads on Thursday."

Taylor received some quality instruction over the summer from some of the finest college coaches in America. He has put that new found knowledge to good use and he sees a more polished player in the mirror.

"After this summer my velocity is better and my speed is better," said Reed. "I ran a 4.5 yesterday and that's my best time. I picked up some things I can use to be a better player."

The El Dorado, Arkansas standout stayed busy this summer and was able to see several college campuses up close.

"I went to camps at Arkansas State, Mississippi State, Louisiana Tech, Kansas and Kansas State," said Reed. "Arkansas State has offered me. I enjoyed my time at their camp. I like it a lot. The coaches up there really made me feel welcome there."

While Taylor is happy to have an offer from ASU, he wants to keep his options open this season.

"Right now I am focusing on winning a state championship," said Reed. "I am going to stay in touch with some schools like Ole Miss, Mississippi State and some others. I am just going to see how things go."

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