Worked his way into a starting role on the punt block team late last season ... Also played a backup role on the kickoff team and provided depth as a receiver ... Made some strides in the 2008 off-season program and got reps in the battle for playing time at split end during spring practice ... Brings a great work ethic and top effort to the field ... Will be counted on to help out on special teams and help give Tech's young receiving corps some depth. 2007: Saw his first action with three plays on special teams against William & Mary ... Picked up six special team plays during the FSU game and three against Miami ... Had eight plays on special teams in the win over Virginia and two in the ACC title game against Boston College ... Also played against Kansas in the Orange Bowl game ... Had career-bests in three lifts during the off-season ... Caught a 45-yard touchdown pass from Tyrod Taylor during a spring scrimmage ... Had an 11-yard catch in another scrimmage. 2006: Practiced at split end ... Saw action in both jayvee games ... Caught three passes for 25 yards in a win over Hargrave ... Contributed on the scout team ... Improved his speed and quickness during the off-season program with his best times in the 40 and NFL shuttle. 2005: Worked on the scout and jayvee teams as a receiver ... Caught two passes for 33 yards in a jayvee win over Fork Union ... Caught an 8-yard pass in first spring scrimmage, but sat out the second half of the spring following a knee injury. High School: Lettered one year in football as a wide receiver for Coach Taylor Edwards ... Caught seven passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... Also completed 7 of 13 passes ... Lettered three years in basketball and two in baseball ... Captained the basketball team to a state finals appearance as a senior ... A member of the National Honor Society. Personal: Michael Brennan Reid ... Born 9/28/87 in Salem, VA ... Son of James and Mitzi Reid ... Majoring in sociology.