Bernard Reedy Interview
WR / Toledo
Updated - 10-9-13
By: Lou Montagna
Lou Montagna: How’s your season gone so far?
Bernard Reedy: Pretty average to this point. It was a great experience playing at Florida and Missouri. I’m expecting to breakout very soon.
Lou Montagna: What was the biggest difference when facing the SEC teams vs. the rest of your schedule?
Bernard Reedy: Those teams seem to have more NFL-caliber players, and the general atmosphere around the games.
Lou Montagna: What made you choose Toledo?
Bernard Reedy: I made my decision late in the process, but Toledo stuck with me throughout. It turned out to be the right choice for me.
Lou Montagna: You were behind Eric Page your first two years there, what was that like?
Bernard Reedy: It was humbling and a great life lesson. It taught me that I had to work harder. Eric showed me how to practice consistently. I am a much better player today because of it.
Lou Montagna: You’ve worked out with former Rocket, Lance Moore, what have you learned from him?
Bernard Reedy: To stay humble, always work to improve, and be a professional at my craft.
Lou Montagna: Give us your brightest moment in football.
Bernard Reedy: My kickoff return for a TD vs. Cincinnati last year, when they were ranked.
Lou Montagna: How about one you’d like to forget?
Bernard Reedy: Last season at Buffalo. It was cold and raining, I had a bunch of drops. Miserable.
Lou Montagna: What is your biggest strength on the field?
Bernard Reedy: My speed and versatility.
Lou Montagna: Which area of your game needs work?
Bernard Reedy: My strength at the catch-point when the DB is on my back.
Lou Montagna: How often do you think about playing in the NFL?
Bernard Reedy: Everyday, when I get up. Probably, since I began being recruited at the end of 10th grade.
Lou Montagna: Some draft sites have you rated the #51 WR in the 2014 Draft, what would you say to them?
Bernard Reedy: Let the season play out, then watch my film closer. You’ll see my all-around game and my return skills should push me way up.
Lou Montagna: Which NFL player’s game does yours most resemble?
Bernard Reedy: DeSean Jackson, Andrew Hawkins or Tavon Austin.
Lou Montagna: You’re on the watch list for the Hornung, Johnny Rodgers, and Biletnikoff Awards, what does that mean to you?
Bernard Reedy: I’m humbled to be mentioned. I see some of that stuff on Twitter, but I don’t pay much attention. It’s all about the team and winning the MAC right now.
Lou Montagna: Tell us about Bernard off the field.
Bernard Reedy: I love hanging out with my teammates, playing video games, fishing and when I’m home I jet-ski or ride my dirt bike.
Lou Montagna: Last one, fill in the blank. Bernard Reedy is ______.
Bernard Reedy: As good as advertised.
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