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Reed closing out strong season

Reed was Florida's best pass catcher this year

After splitting time at tight end and quarterback during the 2010 season, Jordan Reed moved full time to tight end for the start of the 2011 season. The Gators haven't featured an elite passing attack in the two seasons with Reed at tight end, but his strong back-to-back seasons have put him in position to leave early for the NFL after the Sugar Bowl. The decision hasn't been made yet.

In his last two seasons, Reed has combined for 72 catches, 859 yards and five touchdowns. After signing with Florida as a dual-threat quarterback to run Urban Meyer's spread offense, the Florida coaches found a position for him to excel in the offense. His athleticism is easy to see. Reed is versatile enough for the Florida coaches to use him as an attached tight end, since his blocking has...

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