Kalan Ascher Reed (born December 29, 1993) is an American football cornerback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He was Mr. Irrelevant in 2016 when the Tennessee Titans took him with the final pick of the seventh round of the 2016 NFL Draft. In college, Reed played for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.

Kalan Reed
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Reed with the Tennessee Titans in 2018
No. 39 – Seattle Seahawks
Personal information
Born: (1993-12-29) December 29, 1993 (age 26)
Dallas, Texas
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:199 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school:Birmingham (AL) Briarwood Christian
College:Southern Miss
NFL Draft:2016 / Round: 7 / Pick: 253
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of 2018
Total tackles:3
Forced fumbles:0
Fumble recoveries:0
Pass deflections:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Early yearsEdit

Reed attended Briarwood Christian School in Birmingham, Alabama.

College careerEdit

Reed played college football for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles from 2012 to 2015. In addition to being All-Conference (Conference USA), he also achieved academic excellence and was on Conference USA's Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Professional careerEdit

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
5 ft 11 18 in
(1.81 m)
192 lb
(87 kg)
4.38 s 1.57 s 2.55 s 4.17 s 7.05 s 41 in
(1.04 m)
10 ft 2 in
(3.10 m)
11 reps
All values from Southern Mississippi's Pro Day[1]

Tennessee TitansEdit

The Tennessee Titans selected Reed in the seventh round (253rd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft, making him the 43rd Mr. Irrelevant.[2] [3]

On May 9, 2016, the Tennessee Titans signed Reed to a four-year, $2.39 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $58,540.[4][5] On September 2, 2016, Reed was released by the Titans as part of final roster cuts and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[6][7] On November 28, 2016, Reed was promoted to the active roster.[8]

On August 20, 2018, Reed was placed on injured reserve after suffering a broken foot.[9] He was released on August 27, 2018.

Seattle SeahawksEdit

On October 3, 2018, Reed was signed to the Seattle Seahawks' practice squad.[10] On November 6, 2018, Reed was promoted to the main roster.[11]

On August 27, 2019, Reed was placed on injured reserve with a likely career-ending neck injury.[12][13]


  1. ^ "Kalan Reed, DS #23 CB, Southern Miss". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  2. ^ Hanzus, Dan (April 30, 2016). "'Mr. Irrelevant': Tennessee Titans take CB Kalan Reed". NFL.com. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  3. ^ "2016 NFL Draft Listing". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 25, 2019.
  4. ^ "Spotrac.com: Kalan Reed contract". spotrac.com. Retrieved January 8, 2018.
  5. ^ Wyatt, Jim (May 9, 2016). "Titans agree to terms with six draft picks". TitansOnline.com. Retrieved November 10, 2016.
  6. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 2, 2016). "Titans Down to 53 Players: A Position-by-Position Look". TitansOnline.com. Archived from the original on August 7, 2017.
  7. ^ Wyatt, Jim (September 4, 2016). "Titans Sign Nine Players to Practice Squad". TitansOnline.com. Archived from the original on August 16, 2017.
  8. ^ Wyatt, Jim (November 28, 2016). "Titans Release Perrish Cox; Promote Kalan Reed to Active Roster". TitansOnline.com.
  9. ^ Wyatt, Jim (August 20, 2018). "Titans Add DB Joshua Kalu, Place DB Kalan Reed on Injured Reserve". TitansOnline.com.
  10. ^ Boyle, John (October 3, 2018). "Seahawks Sign A Pair of Safeties, Promote Tight End Darrell Daniels From Practice Squad". Seahawks.com.
  11. ^ Boyle, John (November 6, 2018). "Seahawks Promote CB Kalan Reed From Practice Squad, Waive LB Emmanuel Ellerbee". Seahawks.com. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  12. ^ Boyle, John (August 27, 2019). "Seahawks Make Roster Moves, Adding Two Receivers". Seahawks.com.
  13. ^ Alper, Josh (August 29, 2019). "Seahawks CB Kalan Reed's career likely over due to neck injury". Pro Football Talk. NBC Sports.