Reed passes for 259 yards in 45-21 finale
Lafayette-Lehigh game preview
Lafayette hosts Lehigh next week in the 152 meeting
Game notes vs. Colgate
West runs for 117 yards; Defense holds Hoyas to 11 first downs
Lafayette Football vs. Lehigh (11/19/16)
Photos by Rick Smith
Photos by Rick Smith
Photos courtesy of Phil Inglis
Photos by Rick Smith
CAREER STATS: Ranks second in career completion percentage (65.7 percent), fifth in career completions (444) and sixth for career touchdowns (35) at Lafayette…holds the Lafayette single-game completion percentage (95.5% at Holy Cross in 2013 when he completed 21-of-22) and single-season completion percentage (72.5% in 2013) marks...begins season with 4,917 career passing yards, sitting eighth in Lafayette history and needing 53 passing yards to move into seventh place.
2015: Played in 10 games with nine starts…completed 65 percent of his passes (199-of-308) with 11 touchdowns and 10 interceptions…passed for 2,008 yards for the season, the highest season output of his career…had a season-high 308 passing yards at Wagner (9/26), where he completed 23-of-34 passes and threw four touchdown passes...had six games with 200 or more yards passing…named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.2 GPA.
2014: Battled through an injury-riddled sophomore campaign to complete 113-of-189 passes (60.8%) for 1,022 yards with seven touchdowns and nine interceptions...started eight games, missing all of the Fordham, Georgetown and Lehigh games due to shoulder and foot injuries...earned a spot on the College Football Performance Awards (CFPA) Quarterback Award Watch List prior to the season...completed 22-of-29 for 217 yards at William & Mary (9/20), one of two 200-yard passing games in 2014.
2013: Named CFPA FCS National Freshman Performer of the Year...finished second in Patriot League Rookie of the Year voting... named the team’s Rookie of the Year and was selected as a finalist for the Jerry Rice Award, given by The Sports Network to the top FCS freshman in the country…played in eight games, making the final six starts...set a single-season school record for completion percentage (73%), connecting on 132-of-182 for 1,887 yards, 17 touchdowns and five interceptions…went 4-1 as a starter in the regular season…took over the quarterback duties in the second half of the Harvard game when he completed 17-of-22 for 235 yards and two touchdowns...received his first start and cemented himself in the role with his performance at Holy Cross, completing 21-of-22 (95.5%) for 283 yards and five touchdowns…set a school record for accuracy in that game (previous was 85.7% shared by three players)…completed his final 20 passes against Holy Cross to tie a Patriot League single-game record…the Holy Cross performance earned him Patriot League Offensive Player and Rookie of the Week honors (the first time ever a player won both awards in a single week) and College Football Performance Awards National Performer of the Week…passing efficiency rating of 278.5 is the fourth-best single-game mark in the FCS this season…named Patriot League Rookie of the Week (11/4) following the Georgetown game when he completed 18-of-24 for 275 yards and 4TDs, including passes to nine receivers and touchdowns to four different targets…went third game without an interception, completing 19-of-25 for 271 yards and 2 TDs…in a win over No. 5 Fordham, completed 17-of-32 for 239 yards, 1 TD and four interceptions…threw for a career-high 378 yards on 20-of-27 passing in a Patriot League-clinching win over No. 15 Lehigh…garnered Lafayette-Lehigh MVP honors, the first freshman to do so since 1996…one of three Lafayette freshmen to win award…also named Patriot League Offensive Player and Rookie of the Week (11/25) while securing Sports Network Co-Freshman of the Week laurels following the 149th meeting…his 300-plus yard passing game at Lehigh was the first since 2010…Reed was first freshman since Marko Glavic in 2000 to start the rivalry game...finished the season with a 20-of-30 effort in the FCS Playoffs against New Hampshire despite being sacked 10 times.
AT ARLINGTON: Threw for 6,000-plus yards, 70 touchdowns and 11 interceptions in three years at quarterback...collected All-Metro First-Team honors three times...selected as the District Offensive Player of the Year... played in six games as a senior, completing 63 percent of his passes for 1,470 yards, 15 touchdowns and one interception...returned from injury to play in Liberty Bowl All-Star Game...tabbed as Touchdown Club Player of the Week...named best of Preps three times...as a junior, completed 20-of-20 passes (a Shelby County Metro Record) for 286 yards and six touchdowns for first playoff win in school history...led the Shelby Metro area in passing as a junior with nearly 2,800 yards, 36 touchdowns and seven picks...played varsity baseball, seeing time at shortstop and pitcher.
PERSONAL: Son of Jerry and Leslie Reed...has older brother, Logan...born 2/17/95.