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Reed Hoping To Inspire Others

Ohio State verbal commitment Verlon Reed had plenty of reasons to be excited about joining the team's class of 2010, but chief among the ones he listed had little to do with personal glory. Find out what the Columbus native thought about his decision and what position he will start out playing when he gets to campus.

Verlon Reed feels there is more at stake than just a football career for him. A three-star safety prospect from Columbus Marion-Franklin, the 6-2, 185-pound Reed landed a scholarship offer from Ohio State in early December and accepted it less than two weeks later. But while that was the realization of a life-long dream for the Buckeye fan, Reed said he knows that the opportunity will impact more...

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