A former University of Alabama defensive tackle returns to the original NFL team that drafted him.
Jarran Reed, a North Carolina native, reunites with the Seattle Seahawks. Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reported the news Tuesday as the Seahawks have Reed back on a two-year deal. The 6-foot-3, 307-pounder was selected in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft by Seattle. After four seasons with the Seahawks, Reed played a season with the Kansas City Chiefs (2021) and a season with the Green Bay Packers (2022). He returns to a familiar coach, Pete Carroll, and a familiar scene.
Reunion: The #Seahawks are finalizing a deal to bring back DT Jarran Reed on a two-year deal, per sources.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 14, 2023
Reed attended East Mississippi Community College in 2012 and 2013 before coming to Alabama.
He recorded 111 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, two sacks, eight quarterback hurries, and seven pass breakups in two years (2014-15) with the Crimson Tide. Reed posted 57 tackles, 4.5 stops for loss, a sack, two pass breakups, and eight quarterback hurries for Alabama in 2015. He helped the Tide to two Southeastern Conference Championships and a College Football Playoff National Championship in 2015.
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