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Samson Reed

DL
Position
6'2''
Height
280 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
Laie, Hawaii
Hometown
Kahuku HS
High School

AT VIRGINIA
2019 – 
Did not appear in any games. 2018 – Did not appear in any games.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL
Played defensive line at KahukuHigh School for head coaches Vae Tata and MakoaFreites… three-year varsity starter … first-team all-state and first-team all-division … recorded 52 tackles, 23 tackles for loss and nine sacks as a senior … was a finalist for Hawaii Gatorade Player of the Year … in 2016 made 25 tackles, 13 of which were for a loss and six sacks … made 14 stops, eight tackles for loss and three sacks as a sophomore in 2015 … earned Adidas Freshman All-America honors in 2014 after posting 20 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and seven sacks … team defensive lineman of the year … four-year honor roll recipient … 2017 Football Scholar Athlete of the Year honoree … volunteer work includes KahukuRed Raider in Training Youth Football Camps, A+ After School Care Program, Campus Beautification and Community Beach Clean Up … son of Tanoaiand Suzanne Reed … dad, Tanoai, played offensive line at Hawaii from 1991-94 … dad, Tanoai, is cousins with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and works as his Hollywood stunt double … grandfather, Leroy Reed, played defensive line for Southern Miss in 1961 … great-uncle Harlan Reed played tight end at Mississippi State and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1967 … great-uncle, Leo Reed, played offensive tackle at Colorado State and for the Houston Oilers, as well as the Denver Broncos … enjoys snowboarding, reading (mystery and horror), watching movies and spending time with family … a three-star recruit by ESPN.com, Rivals.com, Scout.com and 247sports.com.