Michael McCammon

Western Kentucky Class of 2017 Football Class: Signed LS Ben Reeder

Western Kentucky Class of 2017 Football Class: Signed LS Ben Reeder. WKU Insider takes a closer look at the Hilltoppers signee.

http://www.scout.com/player/214491-ben-reeder?s=468

BIO:  Simpsonville (S.C.) Mann product Ben Reeder is rated as the nation's top-rated long snapper.  The 6-foot-2, 210-pound prospect has a five-star rating from Kohl's specialist camp, is No. 2 nationally with ProKicker.com and was selected to the Blue-Grey All-American game.

RECRUITMENT:  Reeder committed to WKU over preferred walk-on offers from North Carolina and home-state South Carolina.

WHY WKU:  WKU has an immediate need at long snapper and Reeder fits the bill.

QUOTABLE:  "I couldn't be more excited," he said.

BOTTOM LINE:  A four-year starter in high school, Reeder is expected to take the immediate responsibilities at long snapper.


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