As a junior (2004): Earned first-team All-Big 12 honors by the Associated Press, Kansas City Star, Dallas Morning News and Austin American-Statesman ... Received second-team All-Big 12 honors from the league's coaches ... Received the Willie Pless Award for most tackles in a season at the team's annual awards banquet ... Named the team's defensive player of the week after the games against Toledo and Northwestern ... Played in all 11 games and made 10 starts ... Led the team with 109 total tackles, including 52 solo stops ... Was one of just three Big 12 players to finish the season with more than 100 tackles ... Was the team leader and finished fifth in the Big 12 with 15 tackles behind the line of scrimmage ... Tied for third on the team with three quarterback sacks ... Had one interception and forced a fumble ... Collected 10 or more tackles in six different contests ... Had a season-high 15 tackles in KU's win over Kansas State ... Posted a season-best three tackles behind the line of scrimmage vs. No. 6 Texas ... Had 10 tackles, forced a fumble and picked off a pass against Toledo.
As a sophomore (2003): Named honorable mention All-Big 12 ... KU's leading tackler with 133 stops -- a total which ranks as the eighth-best single-season tackles total in school history... Recorded six tackles for loss, two quarterback sacks and an interception ... Increased his starting streak to 19-straight games dating back to 2002 ... Was the winner of the Willie Pless Award at KU's annual football awards banquet -- an honor given to the team's leading tackler ... Also an exceptional special teams player.
As a freshman (2002): Named to the The Sporting News Big 12 all-freshman team ... One of six true freshmen to see action ... Played in all 12 games and started the final six contests of the season ... The Jayhawks' fourth-leading tackler with 62 total tackles ... Forced two fumbles ... Recorded two pass breakups and four quarterback hurries ... Led the team with six sacks ... Tallied a career-high two sacks for a loss of 21 yards at Nebraska on Nov. 9 ... Began preseason drills as a quarterback before moving to safety and then to linebacker by the start of the season ... Won the coaches' award for defensive player of the week following the Baylor game.
High School: An all-around athlete who started at quarterback and defensive back ... The top quarterback prospect in Kansas by MoKan Football.com ... Named to the coaches association Class 6A all-state team his senior year ... Set a school record for career total offense with 4,171 yards ... Credited with 16 career TD passes ... Also rushed for 13 TDs ... A three-year starter at quarterback ... Averaged 10.4 yards per carry and 21.6 yards per passing attempt as a senior ... Selected to play in the Shrine High School All-Star game ... Helped his team to an 8-1 record and district runner-up finish in 2001 ... Missed three games due to a sprained knee ... An all-league selection and honorable mention all-state choice as a junior ... Rushed for 637 yards and passed for 1,111 yards as a junior ... Started on the varsity as a sophomore and helped Derby to a No. 1 ranking in the state and a 9-1 season record ... Guided Derby to a combined 25-3 record his three seasons as a starter ... Coached in football by Tom Young ... Named the Derby High School 2002 Male Athlete of the Year and was one of three finalists selected by the media for the Greater Wichita Sports Commission Barry Sanders High School Male Athlete of the Year ... Also a three-year starter in basketball and the team's leading scorer and rebounder ... An all-league performer in track.
Personal: Son of Walter and Penny Reid ... An economics major.