defensive backs combined for 15 interceptions in 2013. Bashaud Breeland, who had a team-tying-high
four interceptions and 74 tackles, was a Second-Team All-ACC selection.
defensive backs coach at N.C. State for six seasons (2007-12).
Has been an
assistant coach at the college level for nine years and at the NFL level for
five seasons. He coached N.C. State
All-American David Amerson, who is third in ACC history in career interceptions
(18). As a professional coach with the
Philadelphia Eagles, he worked with former Clemson All-American and nine-time
Pro Bowl selection Brian Dawkins.
Wolfpack to four bowl games in his six years with the program. That includes 2012, when N.C. State beat a
top-five Florida State team and played Vanderbilt in the Music City Bowl.
in the last five years, N.C. State finished in the top 20 in the nation in
interceptions, including 2012 when it was 20th with 16 interceptions.
N.C. State squad had 27 interceptions, the most by an FBS school since 2003,
when Nebraska had 32. The total tied for
second-most in ACC history and the most since 1994, when Virginia had 27
Amerson had 13 interceptions to lead the nation, five more than any other
player. It tied for the second-most
interceptions in NCAA history. Amerson
also led the nation in interception return yards (205) and tied for the lead in
interception returns for touchdown (2).
Amerson was a unanimous All-American in 2011, when he was also a Thorpe
Award finalist and won the Jack Tatum Award.
to Amerson, Reed also coached many other all-conference players at N.C.
State. Amerson was a Second-Team All-ACC
cornerback in 2012, while safety Earl Wolff was a first-team selection. Overall, four different N.C. State players
earned All-ACC honors in his six seasons.
three bowl teams that finished with top-25 rankings in the AP poll,
including the 1993 season when Boston College upset top-ranked Notre Dame in
seasons for Tom Coughlin, who has gone on to win two Super Bowl Championships
with the New York Giants, and his senior year for Dan Henning, who also went on
to coach in the NFL.
Was the last
selection of the 1995 NFL draft by the Carolina Panthers and played two seasons
(1995,96) for that team, including the 1995 team that played its home games at
Memorial Stadium. He also played for the
NFL Europe team in Frankfurt and was the team captain of the 1999 team that won
the World Bowl Championship.
Boston College from 1991-94 ... All-ECAC selection and a Second-Team All-Big
East Conference pick in 1993 ... one of four co-captains on the 1994 team.
Bowl Participation as a Player
1993 Hall of
Fame Bowl ... 1994 Carquest Bowl ... 1994 Aloha Bowl.
communications with a minor in secondary education from Boston College in 1994.
16, 1972 in Wilmington, DE ... he and his wife, Kimberly, have two daughters,
Michaela Rae and Milan Skye.