Football Player Radar: Michael Reives (S) Averett University
Sonny Black | 01/12/17 | 11:57 AM EST 0 Comments
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In our "Football Player Radar" Series we highlight promising football players that are flying below the radar.  

Michael had an outstanding football career playing as a hybrid Safety Outside Backer for Averett University. Michael is currently training for an opportunity on the professional football level and can play Safety and OLB.
 
Position: Safety/OLB
Team: Free Agent
College: Averett University
Hometown: Sanford, NC
Birth Date: 12/20/90
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190 lbs
40: 4.65


Michael has intuitive football instincts and a willingness to learn and develop as a player. Michael has the intelligence, work ethic, talent, heart, and determination to succeed as a professional football player, and will reward the team that signs him.

Michael is the type of player that would be an asset to your team both on and off the field.

Q&A WITH MICHAEL REIVES

Q: What is the fondest memory of your college career and/or semi-pro? 

Probably would be either in my junior year when I returned a blocked field goal for 99 yards against Randolph Macon or my senior year when I returned a fumble 99 yards against Guilders.

Q: Who was the toughest competitor you faced in college and/or semi-pro? 

Huntingdon College.

Q: What was your best game in college or semi-pro football? 

Junior year against Washington and Lee University.

Q: What was your favorite NFL team growing up? 

Carolina Panthers.

Q: Who was your favorite player? 

Sean Taylor, Kam Chancellor and Brian Dawkins.

Q: Which current NFL player most resembles you? 

I can't say there is one.

Q: What would your former teammates say about you? 

Hardworking, dedicated, driven, someone who loves the sport.

Q: What are you presently doing as far as training? 

Currently training myself at Storm Strength and Fitness in Wilmington, NC.

Q: What is your favorite combine drill (40, Shuttle, 3-Cone, Bench, Broad, Vert)? 

40 and Bench.

Q: Why do you believe you have been flying below the radar as a football player? 

Because I went to a Division III School and I may not be tall enough or the right weight.

Q: What do you want to do besides football? 

Working out or training others, art or something creative or hanging it with family and friends.

Q: What do you like to do for fun? 

Art or something crafty, workout, watch movies.

Q: If you could have dinner with any three people, dead or alive, who would they be and why? 

I would have to say Pierre Garçon, because he played D3 football and I would just like to pick his brain on the the things that he did and what I should do to help me get to the level that I need to get to.  

Other than that I would had dinner with my father and grandfather because they know what's best for me the are going to support and give me the advice that I need. 
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Follow Michael on Twitter: @MikeReives48
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