Southern Miss: Was a focal point of the offense with a career-high five catches, including his 10th career touchdown... his 57 receiving yards ranked second on the team... TD reception came on an 18-yard pass from Taylor Martinez to put NU up 35-17 in the third quarter.
UCLA: Hauled in two balls for 28 yards, including a 16-yard reception.
Arkansas State: Caught one ball for a then-season-long catch of 22 yards.
Idaho State: Hauled in one pass for 13 yards in NU's 73-7 win over ISU.
Wisconsin: Caught two passes for 21 yards, including a 10-yard TD reception in the third quarter... TD catch was the second of the season for Reed and the 11th of his career, leaving him three TD catches from the Nebraska tight end record of 14.
Ohio State: Did not catch a pass against the Buckeyes.
Northwestern: Started against the Wildcats and hauled in two balls for 36 yards, including a 20-yard catch in the second quarter.
Michigan: Was one of nine players to catch a pass... hauled in two balls for 23 yards... both catches resulted in a Nebraska first down.
Michigan State: Caught a pair of passes for a team-high 41 yards, including a then-season-long 38-yard reception on 4th-and-10 in the fourth quarter with less than one minute to play that continued NU's game-winning drive.
Penn State: Had two receptions for 60 yards, including a season-long 56-yard reception in the fourth quarter on 3rd-and-5 from the NU 34-yard line... Taylor Martinez connected with Jamal Turner three plays later to give NU is first lead of the game, 27-23... with his 60 receiving yards Reed became the fifth tight end in Nebraska history to surpass 1,000 career receiving yards.
Minnesota: Caught a pair of passes on the day for 24 yards... both catches came on NU's final drive of the first half.
Iowa: Saw time off the bench at tight end, but was not targeted in the game.
Wisconsin (Big Ten Championship): Played in his 50th career game at Nebraska... caught a pair of passes for 29 yards, including a 16-yard grab in the first quarter.
Georgia (Capital One Bowl): Caught one pass for three yards to increase his career receptions total to 67 and his career yardage total to 1,063 yards.
Reed added two catches against Northwestern and tied his season-high with three catches for 40 yards at Penn State, including a 24-yard catch to set up a touchdown. He added a single catches against Michigan and Iowa, with his first touchdown catch of 2011 coming on a six-yard pass from Taylor Martinez against the Hawkeyes.
Reed had just one catch in the season's first three games, but caught a 33-yard TD pass in the final non-conference game against South Dakota State. At Kansas State, he hauled in a 79-yard touchdown catch, the longest Nebraska pass play since 2003. Reed helped NU to 51 points and a season-high passing effort at Oklahoma State with two catches for 58 yards, including a 41-yard touchdown catch.
In a win over Missouri, Reed had two catches for 51 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown in the first quarter. At Iowa State, Reed had three catches for 52 yards, including a 29-yarder to set up a third-quarter touchdown. He added three catches at Texas A&M, then had a career-high four catches, including two touchdown grabs in the regular-season finale with Colorado.
Reed had three receptions and snared his seventh touchdown of the season against Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship Game. He closed the season with two catches, including a 15-yard touchdown reception in the Holiday Bowl.
Reed redshirted in 2008. He briefly moved to linebacker late in the year before going back to tight end.
Reed's performance in leading Aquinas earned him first-team 5A all-state honors from the Kansas High School Coaches Association and honorable-mention all-metro honors from the Kansas City Star. Reed played all over the field as a junior, lining up as a wide receiver, fullback and defensive back for a 10-2 Aquinas team. His performance earned him all-area and honorable-mention all-metro accolades in 2006.
Rivals.com listed him among the nation's top "athlete" prospects and Scout.com listed him among the top 20 weakside linebackers in the country. Rivals and Scout also ranked Reed among the top 10 prospects in Kansas.