Ed Reed
All-American college football player, professional football player, defensive back, safety
Ed Reed
Edward Earl Reed, Jr. is an American football free safety for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Miami. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens 24th overall in the 2002 NFL Draft, and has played his entire professional career for the Ravens.
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Ed Reed Shifts to Coaching; Joins Ryan's Staff in Buffalo
NYTimes - about 1 year
Five-time All-Pro safety Ed Reed is reuniting with Rex Ryan. This time on the Buffalo Bills' sideline.
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Review: Ed Reed Pours Out His Feelings at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
NYTimes - about 1 year
Mr. Reed, an 86-year-old jazz singer, used his biography and his voice to connect with his audience in concert.
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Safety Ed Reed to announce retirement as a Raven
USA Today - almost 2 years
Former standout safety Ed Reed to retire as Baltimore Raven           
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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Q1 Earnings Preview: What To Watch In The Model S Maker's Q1 Results
International Business Times - almost 2 years
UPDATE May 6, 5 p.m. EDT: Read the Tesla Motors' first-quarter earnings results here. Original story begins here: 
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Ravens sign mainstay Suggs to cap-friendly extension through 2018 - CBSSports.com
Google News - about 3 years
CBSSports.com Ravens sign mainstay Suggs to cap-friendly extension through 2018 CBSSports.com Suggs has become the face of the franchise after the departures of Ray Lewis and Ed Terrell Suggs has become the face of the team after the departures of Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. (USATSI). The Baltimore Ravens signed former Defensive Player of the Year ... OLB Suggs signs 4-year extension with RavensWashington Post Terrell Suggs signs contract extension with RavensNFL.com NFL: Baltimore Ravens sign Terrell Suggs to new contractSkySports KSPR -Press Box -WBAL Baltimore all 96 news articles »
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Does GM's Decline Signal Problems for the Economy?
The Street - about 3 years
Detroit (TheStreet) -- If auto sales are an important economic indicator, then the recent performance of the largest U.S. automaker ought to raise a few concerns. General Motors reported weak sales in December and January. It missed fourth-quarter estimates, prompting some analysts to reduce future earnings estimates. Its inventories have increased and it is offering high incentives to truck buyers this month. None are good signs. GM shares closed Monday at $34.90, down $1.21. Year to date, GM shares are down 14.6%, while Ford shares are down 4% and the S&P 500 is down 2.6%. The reason for Monday's decline was the widespread reporting about discounts of up to $7,000 off list price for Chevrolet Silverado and GM Sierra as part of a Presidents Day promotion. The discounting added to concerns over GM's disappointing fourth-quarter earnings, reported Thursday, which called into question the company's future earnings outlook. In a recent report, Deutsche Bank analyst Rod Lache wrot ...
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GM Misses Estimates as Earnings in Asia and Europe Slide
The Street - about 3 years
Detroit (TheStreet) -- General Motors  missed Wall Street estimates as earnings slipped in Asia and Europe. The automaker reported net income excluding items of 67 cents a share. Analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters had estimated 87 cents. Revenue rose 3% to $40.5 billion. Analysts had estimated $41 billion. Including a net loss from special items of 10 cents a share, GM earned 57 cents a share. In the same quarter a year earlier, GM earned 54 cents a share including a net gain from special items of 6 cents.In premarket trading Thursday, GM shares were down $1.35 at $33.85. WATCH: GM Quarterly Profit Misses, Blames Unaccounted Restructuring Costs "Launches of some of the best vehicles in our history combined with significant improvements in our core business led to a solid year," said CEO Mary Barra, in a prepared statement. "The tough decisions made during the year will further strengthen our operations. We're now in execution mode and our sole focus will be on delivering results ...
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If Stocks Slid Because of Weak Auto Sales Then the Market Got It Wrong (Update 1)
The Street - about 3 years
Updated to include Ford and GM stock performance on Tuesday.DETROIT (TheStreet) -- Ford  and GM shares were rising Tuesday, as investors perhaps took note that the automakers' January sales declines, which contributed to the market's slide on Monday, were primarily attributable to harsh winter weather.Shortly before noon, Ford shares were up 28 cents to $14.82 and GM shares were up 52 cents to $35.77. "Cold weather in the Midwest and Northeast resulted in double-digit regional declines," wrote UBS analyst Colin Langan, in a note issued following the automakers' sales reports on Monday. "We see the January weakness as temporary." Additionally, Deutsche Bank analyst Rod Lache wrote: "Sales were up double-digits in the Western region (which had no weather affect), but down double digits in the Midwest and Northeast and down mid-single digits in the remainder of the country." Read: Will Success Spoil Southwest Air? Auto sales are a key economic indicator. Not only do they reflect m ...
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Ford and GM Say Winter Weather Depressed January Sales
The Street - about 3 years
Detroit (TheStreet) -- Ford  and GM  both reported diminished January sales and said weather was to blame. Ford said sales fell 7% last month to 154,644 units, while GM said sales fell 12% to 171,486 units. Ford said its retail sales fell 5%. Weather had the greatest impact in the Great Lakes and Central regions, where pickup truck sales are highest, Ford said. "Given the difficult weather in our largest sales regions, we are fortunate to have held in at retail as well as we did," said John Felice, Ford vice president, U.S. marketing, sales and service, in a prepared statement. "In areas where the weather was good, such as in the West, sales were up. "The poor weather also had an impact on the timing of some of our fleet deliveries," Felice said. "A bright spot is Lincoln, which had its strongest sales in four years." GM said retail sales were down 10%, although retail deliveries of passenger cars were up slightly. Fleet deliveries declined 18%, due to a planned reduction in rental ve ...
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Pro Bowl record book: A look at the best individual and team accomplishments in the All-Star game
Houston Chronicle - about 3 years
  Compiled by The Associated Press The individual and team records for the Pro Bowl since it began in 1971: INDIVIDUAL Games Played — 12, Randall McDaniel, Minnesota 1990-2000; Tampa Bay 2001; Will Shields, Kansas City, 1996-2007; Champ Bailey, Washington, 2001-04; Denver, 2005-08, 2010-13. SCORING Points, Career — 57 David Akers, Philadelphia, 2002-03, 2005, 2010-11, San Francisco 2012 (24-PATs, 11-FGs) Points, Game — 24, Brandon Marshall, Miami, 2012, 4 TDs. Touchdowns, Career — 8, Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona, 2006, 2008-09, 2011-13. Touchdowns, Game — 4, Brandon Marshall, Miami, 2012. PATs, Career — 24, David Akers, Philadelphia, 2002-03, 2005, 2010-11, San Francisco 2012. PATs, Game — 8, Sebastian Janikowski, Oakland, 2012; Blair Walsh, Minnesota, 2013. Field Goals Attempted, Career — 18, Morten Andersen, New Orleans 1986-89, 1991, 1993; Atlanta 1996. Field Goals, Career — 11, David Akers, Philadelphia, 2002-03, 2005, 2010-11, San Francisco 2012. Field Goals Attemp ...
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Grading the Ravens' 2013 offseason moves
blank - about 3 years
Last spring, the Ravens had perhaps their busiest offseason in recent history. After the Super Bowl, the Ravens said goodbye to veteran leaders in Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Matt Birk. They traded away their top wide receiver in Anquan Boldin. And they overhauled their defense in a flurry of offseason moves.
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Boeing Offer Followed Union Push to 'Give Seattle a Shot,' Buffenbarger Says
The Street - about 3 years
SEATTLE (TheStreet) -- Boeing didn't originally plan to build the 777X in Seattle, but late in the summer the International Association of Machinists began talking with the company about what it would take for Seattle to retain the work. That is how the controversial contract offer being voted on Friday originated. "The union asked for the opportunity to pitch doing the work in Seattle," said IAM President Tom Buffenbarger in an interview. "We asked Boeing for a shot at keeping it in Seattle." A first round of negotiations led to the offer that workers rejected in a Nov. 13 vote by a 2-to-1 margin. A second round of talks led to the improved offer that is now on the table. If the offer fails again, Boeing is expected to select a site outside Washington for work on its newest airplane. If the offer is approved, Boeing could bring an estimated 10,000 new jobs to Washington to work at a wing plant that would bring work back to the United States from China and Japan. The plant could cos ...
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Boeing Contract Choice: Corporate Arrogance or Union Fantasy
The Street - about 3 years
SEATTLE (TheStreet) -- The battle between Boeing and the International Association of Machinists is a tough one to watch, matching corporate arrogance against union miscalculation.Boeing is among America's best companies. Part of a global duopoly, it produces great products: customers line up years out to buy them. It is America's leading exporter and a symbol everywhere of American ingenuity and competence.In some ways, Boeing is more a nation-state than a company. It has its own Congressional delegation to do its bidding and a private bank, called the Export-Import Bank, which provides government backing for below-market loans to Boeing customers. Nearly half of Ex-Im Bank loans go to Boeing customers, some of them state-owned Middle East airlines that compete with U.S. airlines. All of this vast success has gone to Boeing's head. It wants to play chicken with its workers and the state of Washington, its principal home since 1916, because it thinks it cannot lose. The 787 Dreamliner ...
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Ford Shares Drop on Plans for 2014 Investment in 2015 Growth
The Street - about 3 years
DETROIT(TheStreet) -- Ford  shares were falling Wednesday after the automaker said 2014 pretax profit will decline from their levels this year, one of the best in the company's recent history, as Ford positions itself for future growth by introducing new products.Shares were down $1.08, or 6.5%, to $15.62 on Wednesday. During a conference call with analysts and media, Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks said 2014 pretax profit will be between $7 billion and $8 billion, down from about $8.5 billion this year. He said the principal cause will be lower profit in North America due to the rollout of 16 new vehicles during the coming year. The introductions will put Ford in a strong position for 2015, he noted. "We've had four very strong years of financial results," Shanks said. "We're going to have an increase in global market share this year that's quite meaningful. We do expect coming out of '14 that we will see improving results and improving volume." Shanks said 2014 will mark the be ...
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Boeing and Seattle Union Leaders WIll Meet Again on 777X
The Street - about 3 years
SEATTLE (TheStreet) - The International Association of Machinists says senior leaders from District 751 will meet with Boeing  leadership on Wednesday. "The goal of today's meeting is to see what the two sides can do to secure Puget Sound as the site for 777X fabrication and final assembly," said District President Tom Wroblewski, in a prepared statement. "Our membership wants to build this airplane and we believe Boeing wants to do it here," Wroblewski said. The meeting follows Tuesday's feedback session, which was the first meeting between the union and the company since Nov. 13, when union members voted to reject Boeing's proposed eight-year contract extension. Boeing spokesman Doug Alder said Boeing representatives including Roy Conner, CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, met with IAM leaders on Tuesday. "We have regular conversations with the union on a variety of topics, but those conversations are private," Alder said. "This meeting was not a negotiation session." He decline ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ed Reed
  • 2016
    Age 37
    On January 13, 2016, Reed was hired as an assistant defensive backs coach for the Buffalo Bills.
    More Details Hide Details This reunited him with coach Rex Ryan for the third time, after stints together with the Ravens and Jets during Reed's playing career.
  • 2015
    Age 36
    He signed a one-day contract with the Ravens and officially retired on May 7, 2015.
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  • 2014
    Age 35
    After spending the entire 2014 year out of football, Reed announced his retirement on May 6, 2015.
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  • 2013
    Age 34
    Overall in 2013 combined with both teams he played for, Reed played 14 games (started 10) with 42 total tackles, 4 passes defended, and 3 interceptions.
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    For the rest of the 2013 season, Reed played in 7 games (started 5) with 22 tackles, 4 passes defended, and 3 interceptions.
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    In Week 14, he recorded his first interception of the 2013 season against Oakland Raiders quarterback Matt McGloin.
    More Details Hide Details In Weeks 16 and 17, against the Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins respectively, Reed had an interception late in each game's fourth quarter, to preserve the Jets' win. The interceptions helped the Jets close the season with two straight wins to finish 8-8, which played a major part in Rex Ryan keeping his job as head coach.
    Reed played his first game as a Jet on November 17, 2013 against the Buffalo Bills.
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    Reed was signed by the New York Jets on November 14, 2013 after clearing waivers.
    More Details Hide Details The move reunited Reed with Rex Ryan, whom he played for when Ryan was the defensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens.
    On November 12, 2013, Reed was released by the Texans after displaying limited production with just 16 tackles, no interceptions, no forced fumbles, and no passes defended through 7 games.
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    Reed made his Texans debut on September 22, 2013 against the Ravens in Baltimore.
    More Details Hide Details As the season progressed, Reed saw his playing time reduced. He eventually lost his starting job to Shiloh Keo during Week 9 against the Indianapolis Colts.
    Later in the 2013 offseason, Reed underwent arthroscopic surgery in his hip to repair a small labral tear.
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    On March 22, 2013, Reed signed a three-year contract worth $15 million with $5 million guaranteed with the Houston Texans.
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  • 2012
    Age 33
    While he had considered retiring after the 2012 season, Reed stated after the Super Bowl that he intended to continue playing football in 2013.
    More Details Hide Details Reed has scored a total of 13 touchdowns in his career with the Baltimore Ravens — 3 blocked punts, 1 punt return, 2 fumble returns and 7 interception returns.
    Reed became a free agent after his contract expired at the end of the 2012 season.
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    Reed skipped out on a mandatory minicamp, but returned for training camp. In Week 1 of the 2012 season, Reed returned an Andy Dalton interception 34 yards for a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals, making Reed the NFL's all-time leader in interception return yards.
    More Details Hide Details On November 19, Reed was given a 1-game suspension by the league "for repeated violations of the rule prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players" following an unnecessary roughness call for a hit on Emmanuel Sanders. Reed was considered a repeat offender based on his prior hits to Deion Branch earlier in the season and to Drew Brees in 2010. This suspension was later overturned, and Reed was fined $50,000 for the hit. Reed said on January 24, 2013 that despite repeated reports he might retire, he intended to play the next year. Reed finally earned his first Super Bowl ring when the Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl XLVII. In that game, Reed intercepted Colin Kaepernick for his ninth career postseason interception, which tied the NFL record. This interception was the 49ers' first interception, and the final score resulted in the 49ers' first Super Bowl loss in their franchise's history.
  • 2011
    Age 32
    Reed also intercepted T. J. Yates in the fourth quarter of the 2011 AFC Divisional Round After deflecting another pass later to seal the win, Reed was injured slightly, but played the next week in an AFC Championship loss to the New England Patriots.
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    In Week 1 of the 2011 NFL Season, Reed recorded 2 interceptions against Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, surpassing Ronnie Lott for most games with multiple interceptions.
    More Details Hide Details He finished the regular season with three interceptions and a sack/fumble.
  • 2010
    Age 31
    In 2010, Reed led the NFL in interceptions with 8, despite only playing in 10 games due to hip surgery.
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  • 2009
    Age 30
    In 2009, Reed was selected to the Sporting News's Team of the Decade (2000's).
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  • 2008
    Age 29
    Reed was the only player unanimously voted onto the AP 2008 NFL All-Pro team.
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    In the Ravens' 2008 AFC Wild Card game against the Miami Dolphins, Reed intercepted Chad Pennington twice, returning one for a touchdown.
    More Details Hide Details He intercepted three passes in 2009, returning one for a 50-yard touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals, and added two more interceptions in the playoffs, but fumbled one away in a 20-3 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
    During a game against the Philadelphia Eagles on November 23, 2008, Reed returned an interception for what was originally reported as an 108-yard touchdown return (later officially adjusted to 107 yards by the Elias Sports Bureau).
    More Details Hide Details This set an NFL record, breaking his own record of 106 yards set in 2004 against the Cleveland Browns. The ball he intercepted and the jersey he wore during the play are now in the Hall of Fame.
    In the 2008 Pro Bowl he recorded two interceptions, tying the Pro Bowl record.
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  • 2007
    Age 28
    In 2007, he made 39 tackles and 7 interceptions.
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  • 2006
    Age 27
    In 2006, Reed recorded 60 tackles and 5 interceptions and was voted to his third Pro Bowl.
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  • 2005
    Age 26
    In 2005, Reed only played in ten games due to an ankle injury and finished the campaign with 37 tackles and one interception.
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  • 2004
    Age 25
    Also in 2004, Reed became the only player in Pro Bowl history to block a punt and return it for a touchdown.
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    In addition to his record return in 2004, Reed set an NFL mark for most interception return yardage in a season, accumulating 358 return yards on 9 interceptions; Reed held this record until 2009, when it was exceeded by Darren Sharper.
    More Details Hide Details He also returned an interception 106 yards for a touchdown, which was an NFL record until Reed himself broke it in 2008.
    In 2004, Reed was named the NFL Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press.
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    During his playing career, Reed was selected to nine total Pro Bowls, was the 2004 NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award winner, and has an NFL record for the two longest interception returns (106 yards in 2004 and 108 yards in 2008).
    More Details Hide Details He also holds the all-time NFL record for interception return yards, currently with 1,590, and postseason interceptions (9, tied with three other players). His 64 regular season interceptions ranked him 6th on the NFL's all-time leader list at the time of his retirement. Reed is considered to be one of the greatest safeties in NFL history, arguably the greatest safety of all time, and was often referred to as a "ball hawk" during his prime. Reed was best known for studying film to memorize opposing teams' tendencies, as well as his ability to lure quarterbacks into throwing interceptions.
  • 2002
    Age 23
    After his college career, Reed was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the first round (24th overall pick) of the 2002 NFL Draft.
    More Details Hide Details In his rookie season, Reed started in all 16 games and finished the campaign with 85 tackles, one sack and five interceptions. The following year he finished the season with 71 tackles and seven interceptions and was voted to his first Pro Bowl.
  • 2001
    Age 22
    Reed and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne were roommates during their time at the University of Miami. He graduated in 2001 with a bachelor's degree in liberal arts.
    More Details Hide Details Reed was inducted into the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame as part of its Class of 2012 at a banquet held in Miami on March 29, 2012.
    Reed was honored as the Big East Defensive Player of the Year in 2001, and was named National Defensive Player of the Year by Football News.
    More Details Hide Details He was a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award and was a semifinalists for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy. Reed set several records during his time at Miami. He holds the record for career interceptions with 21, career interception return yards with 389 and interceptions returned for touchdowns with five. He also blocked four punts during his four-year career. In addition, he was a member of the track and field team during his years at Miami and was a Big East champion in the javelin.
    He helped seal a memorable win over Boston College in 2001 when he grabbed the ball out of teammate Matt Walters' hands, who had just intercepted it, and raced 80 yards for a touchdown.
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    In 2001, he led the nation with nine interceptions for 209 yards (a school record) and three touchdowns.
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    He played for the Hurricanes team that won the 2001 National Championship.
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  • 2000
    Age 21
    Reed was recognized as a consensus first-team All-American in 2000, and a unanimous first-team All-American in 2001.
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    He placed 7th in the triple jump at the 2000 Big East Championships, setting a career-best jump of 14.58 meters.
    More Details Hide Details In addition, he finished 3rd in the javelin throw, with a personal-best throw of 60.08 meters.
  • 1999
    Age 20
    He had 2 more interceptions in 1999.
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  • 1997
    Age 18
    After redshirting in 1997, Reed led the team with 2 interceptions and 4 forced fumbles in 1998.
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    Reed received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Miami, where he was a standout defensive back for coach Butch Davis and coach Larry Coker's Miami Hurricanes football teams from 1997 to 2001.
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  • 1978
    Reed was born in St. Rose, St. Charles Parish, Louisiana on September 11, 1978.
    More Details Hide Details He attended the Destrehan High School in Destrehan, Louisiana. He was an all-state selection at defensive back and as a kick returner and also the New Orleans Times-Picayune District Most Valuable Defensive Player. He totaled 83 tackles, seven interceptions, three forced fumbles and 12 passes deflected in his senior year while also seeing action at running back and quarterback. He also returned three punts for touchdowns. Reed's jersey number 20 was retired by the football team. Reed also played basketball, baseball, and track & field. Reed was also a standout track athlete at Destrehan High School. He was a member of the state champion 4 × 100 metres relay squad. He set a high school record throw of 56.94 meters in the javelin throw. Also a standout long jumper, he recorded a personal-best leap of 7.20 meters.
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