March 27, 2007

Paul bringing speed to the Seminole offense

With the losses of Kenny O'Neal and Fred Rouse prior to the start of the 2006 season, Florida State lost its two biggest deep threats at wide receiver. As a result, when Jimbo Fisher officially signed on to become the 'Noles' new offensive coordinator one of the first things he looked to do was upgrade the speed at receiver.

A big step in that direction was getting Bay High School (Panama City, FL) standout Bert Reed to switch his commitment from Florida to FSU just days before national signing day. The four-star athlete is one of the fastest prep players in the state and boasts a 4.3 40-yard dash according to his coaches. Although he played quarterback in high school, Reed was recruited by FSU to play receiver. Considering the 'Noles' history of converting quarterbacks to this position (Peter Warrick, Anquan Boldin, Chris Davis), Reed is in very good company.

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