November 5, 2006

Noles going after Gator commitment

Three-star athlete Bert Reed waited for an offer from Florida State. While the 'Noles held off, teams like Florida and Alabama put on the full court press. Eventually, Reed gave up on the Garnet and Gold, committing to the Gators in early October. But almost a month after his commitment, Florida State finally came through and offered the lifelong Seminole fan a scholarship.

So what does that mean for his commitment to UF?

"They told me they offered me," said Reed, "I'm committed to Florida still, but I will visit FSU to give them a chance. I'm officially committed. I'm a man of my word so it has to be way better for me to turn my back on my commitment."

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