The Word on the Herd -- Oct. 22, 2016
Charlotte 27, Marshall 24
Akron 65, Marshall 38
Marshall 62, Morgan State 0
Reaves set a Marshall single-game record in kick return yards with 221
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014): Played in seven games, mostly on special teams and also as backup outside receiver … Made seven receptions for 119 yards (no touchdowns) … Had season-long 39-yard catch in win at FIU … Made two catches in two games (Akron, Middle Tennessee) … One catch versus Middle was 30-yarder … Made one solo tackle on special teams (FIU).
FRESHMAN SEASON (2013): One of only seven true freshmen to play for Herd … Played in 13 of 14 games, mostly on special teams … Had two receptions for 48 yards, including a 40-yard touchdown from backup QB Blake Frohnapfel in win over FIU.
HERD FILE: Born March 15, 1995 … Majoring in Management at MU … Chose Marshall over offers from hometown Memphis, Arkansas State and Western Kentucky … Helped Whitehaven win the Class 6A state championship (the first state title in school history) … Finished senior season with 21 catches for 405 yards and four touchdowns for the Tigers … In spring of 2013 as Whitehaven senior, ran the 100 hurdles in 14.34 for a state AAA track title; also finished third in the 300 hurdles at 39.06 (.40 off his qualifying time).