Bay QB: "I want to start something at USF"

Quarterback Bert Reed was playing in last weekends Sling & Shoot tournament. He showed why he's one of the few QB's to be offered by USF. Read on to find out what he thinks of the Bulls, his other offers and when he'll make his decision. Only on USFNation.com!

USF has offered a select number of quarterbacks this off-season and now you can include Bay High School QB Bert Reed to that list. At 6-foot 162 pounds Reed is an intriguing player because of his speed and agility. He plays under center in high school, but could play slot receiver on the next level. As a junior Reed threw for 2,500 yards and rushed for 1,200 with a combined 16 touchdowns.



As of now the Panama City star holds 5 offers including UCF, Florida, USF, West Virginia and Alabama. He nearly committed to Florida about a month ago, but said he talked to his family and will wait to make a decision after he takes all of his official visits.

With his team playing in the annual Sling & Shoot camp Reed got a chance to visit USF for the first time.

"I got the whole tour." Adding, "I like it. Nice campus, nice area, I like the school. Coach Leavitt told me they are looking for guys to take this team to the next level and I think I can be one of those guys. I want to start something at USF."

Reed was offered about three weeks ago by tight ends coach Greg Gregory. He also said he spoke several times with coach Leavitt. A major factor in his decision will be playing time, whether it's at QB or WR, Reed said he just wants to see some action. If Reed does choose USF, expect him to get a legitimate look at QB before any decision is made on his future position. Stick with USFNation as we will follow Bert Reed through signing day.


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