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DE Markeis Reed Decides To Commit To Colorado Instead Of Walking-On At USC

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Reed becomes Mike MacIntyre's first verbal. He had also drawn interest from Oregon, Boise State and San Diego State.

Courtesy of the Napa Valley Register

New Colorado Buffaloes Head Coach Mike MacIntyre has landed his first commitment since taking over in Boulder with the verbal pledge of Napa, California defensive end Markeis Reed. Reed had offers from Iowa State, CSU and San Diego State and had drawn interest from Boise State and Oregon but was planning to accept a preferred walk-in role at USC. Reed is a stand-up defensive end and is currently still in Colorado visiting the campus. He will enroll and start classes in the spring semester.

You can find the full list of 2013 verbals here.

You can check out his highlights here. Welcome aboard, Markeis!

Markeis Reed


Position: Weakside Defensive End
Measurables: 6-5/210
40 Yard Dash: N/A
High School: Vintage (Napa, CA) H.S.

Rankings
:
- Rivals: 3-star, 5.5
- 247Sports: Not rated
- Scout: 2-star, #122nd best DE
- ESPN: No profile

Other Schools of Interest: Iowa State, Colorado State, San Diego State

Status: Verbal to Colorado

Notes: From Rivals ($):
"Reed initially turned down offers from Iowa State, Colorado State and San Diego State and verbally accepted a preferred walk-on opportunity at Southern Cal. But the three-star prospect changed his mind when he had an opportunity to play in the Pac-12 on scholarship.

Boise State, Oregon and Washington also showed interest in Reed earlier in the process."