Corridor of Famer Ed Reed to be head coach at Bethune-Cookman

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Ed Reid, the Tremendous Bowl champion and nine-time Professional Bowler with the Baltimore Ravens, has agreed to grow to be Bethune Cookman’s subsequent soccer coach, the school introduced Tuesday.

Inducted into the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame in 2019, Reid turns into the most recent high-profile former athlete to teach within the HBCU ranks.

Deion Sanders was at Jackson State College from 2020 till he grew to become Secretary of Colorado earlier this month. Eddie George has been the top coach of Tennessee State College since 2021.

Bethune-Cookman, a traditionally black school in Daytona Seashore, Florida, is an FCS program. Six occasions he has received the MEAC Championship since 2000, however has struggled since becoming a member of SWAC in 2021.

Its former coach, Terry Sims, was fired on the finish of November after going 2-9 in consecutive seasons.

A Bethune-Cookman information launch introduced that Reed had “reached an settlement in precept to grow to be the sixteenth head soccer coach,” however gave few particulars.

The 44-year-old Reid has spent the previous three seasons on the help workers at his alma mater in Miami, most not too long ago as senior soccer advisor beneath head coach Mario Cristobal.

Previous to that, he was the defensive backs assistant coach for the Buffalo Payments in 2016.

A local of Louisiana, Reid was a part of the 2001 Miami Nationwide Championship group.

He was a first-round draft decide by the Ravens in 2002 and led the league with three interceptions. He holds his NFL report for his return yards intercepted.

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