Football

ElijahReed

  • position Cornerback
  • height 6-3
  • Weight 183
  • class Freshman
  • Hometown Louisville, Ky.
  • High school Pleasure Ridge Park

Elijah ReedHas an intriguing story on his development into a Division I college prospect … Originally a senior wide receiver during the 2020 season, the shortened Covid season limited his opportunities and he decided to return in 2021 for a “super senior” year … Moved to cornerback in ‘21, and his length and speed put him into prospect territory at the new position … Consensus three-star prospect by ESPN, 247sports.com and Rivals.com … One of the top-10 prospects in Kentucky by all three services … The No. 75 cornerback nationally by ESPN and No. 81 nationally as rated by 247sports … Played at Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Class AAAAAA, the largest classification in Kentucky … Already has a friendship with current UK cornerback Carrington Valentine, a factor which played in role in his selection of the Wildcats … In addition to Kentucky, recruiting finalists were Utah and Purdue, with consideration to West Virginia, Louisville, and Illinois.

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