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1   Reggie Durden
Reggie Durden

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, TX

Last College:
Copiah-Lincoln CC, MS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
Cornerback


At Florida State: Emerged as the starter at left cornerback following spring drills but will be in a battle with returning starter Mario Edwards to hold the position...shared Most Improved honors at cornerback with Clevan Thomas this spring ...served as a backup at both cornerback positions in 1998 after transferring from Copiah-Lincoln (MS) Community College...also returns punts and kickoffs for the Seminoles.

Junior Year (1998): Recorded two interceptions and was in on some very important plays during first season with the Seminoles...picked off his passes in wins over Virginia and Florida ...contributed 13 total tackles on the year as a backup at both corners...deflected a pass against Wake Forest...made a season-high four tackles in the NC State game...averaged 11.2 yards per punt return and 19.4 yard per kickoff return...earned Victor's Club recognition against Virginia...was named to the kicking game Victor's Club in the North Carolina and Florida games.

High School: Originally signed with FSU in 1996...enrolled as a junior during spring semester of 1998...played quarterback and tailback in junior college and as a freshman at Texas A&M-Kingsville...totaled 1,554 all-purpose yards in 1997...the National Recruiting Advisor's No. 7 junior college prospect nationally...one of the nation's top quarterbacks out of high school...Tom Lemming's National Offensive Player of the Year...converted 20 two-point conversions during senior year...named to the SportSouth All-South third-team as an athlete...rated the No. 6 "skilled athlete" by Super-Prep...also that publication's Southwest Offensive Player of the Year...received Max Emfinger's highest rating of 10.6...listed as the No. 25 overall prospect in the Southwest by Tom Lemming... named City of Houston's Player of the Year...a first-team all-district pick and district MVP ...only player from Houston chosen to participate in the Shrine California/Texas all-star game ...accounted for 6,421 all-purpose yards and 64 TDs in his four-year career despite missing five games as a junior...started at cornerback each year since the ninth grade...rushed for 1,620 yards and 14 TDs on 209 carries as a senior...added 595 passing yards and totaled 2,421 all-purpose yards...had two 300-yard rushing performances in high school, including a career-high 350 yards and five TDs in one game...also long jumped 25-feet as a track and field stand-out...selected FSU over LSU, Texas A&M, Kansas State and Arizona out of high school.

Personal: Born November 22, 1976...a criminology major.

Durden's Career Stats

YEAR SOLO ASST TOT TFL QS PBU FC FR INT
1998 7 6 13 0 0 1 0 0 2

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