9 Verlon Reed

Verlon Reed Ohio State
usaUnited States
Columbus, OH
High School
Past Teams
Ohio State
2010, 2011, 2012

Post-OSU Update: Verlon Reed transferred from Ohio State to Division II Findlay to play quarterback. Reed had success with Findlay and has recently played quarterback in the Indoor Football League. (updated: Nov. 2023)

Jersey #: 9 (2011-12), 14 (2010)

Major: Human Development and Family Studies (2012), Undeclared (2010-11)

Weight: 200 (2012), 195 (2011), 190 (2010)

2012 Media Guide: Verlon has been battling back from mid-season knee surgery in 2011 and is listed as a backup to Evan Spencer coming out of spring drills at one of the receiver positions … the knee injury, which occurred on a kickoff at the end of the Michigan State game, ended a fine red-shirt season that Verlon was having … he started at receiver in each of the Buckeyes first five games … he caught nine passes for 132 yards in those five games to rank second on the team in both categories at the time of his injury … he had three catches for 66 yards in his first game as a Buckeye – vs. Akron – and he had four receptions for 43 yards against the Spartans … he red-shirted the 2010 season as a true freshman.

2011 Media Guide: versatile athlete who will look to make a contribution in the receiving corps …
caught 17-yard TD pass from Kenny Guiton in spring game.

2010: Redshirted the 2010 season … scout team workhorse: Minnesota, Michigan.

High School: Versatile athlete who played quarterback, defensive back and receiver in Columbus City
League … three-year starter for Coach Brian Haffele’s Red Devils … all-city, all-district, all-metro, all-state … passed for 1,714 yards, 18 touchdowns, rushed for 1,658 yards as a senior, helping team to state semifinal … 23-6 as a starter … four City League titles … basketball and track standout.

Personal: Son of Charlestina Roseboro and Verlon Reed Sr.


SeasonTeamGGSRush AttRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDLng2 Pt ConvFumLost
2011Ohio State55284.00913214.70280NANA
2012Ohio State70000011313.00130NANA