May 14, 2007

KC area athlete scores NU offer

Last year the big name around Overland Park (Kan.) St. Thomas Aquinas was Brian Smith, who eventually signed a letter of intent with Notre Dame. Again this year the Saints have an athlete who is blowing up and rapidly becoming a target for many of the premier programs around the midwest. His name is Kyler Reed, and he's seen his offer total almost double in the last two weeks.

In the past two weeks, he 6-foot-2, 215-pound Reed received offers from Nebraska, Missouri, Colorado and Colorado State. Prior to that, he was holding them from Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri. Coaches see him playing a variety of positions in college, but Reed said he prefers to first try his hand on the offensive side of the ball.

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