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Mike Reid
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Mike Reid

Position:
Lineman



Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame: 1987

All-American Selection: 1969

Mike Reid, the only Penn State player to win the Outland Trophy as the "outstanding interior lineman in college football," was inducted into the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame in 1987. A bulwark of the 1968-69 teams, he was an All-American and All-East choice in 1969, when he recorded 87 tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown against Maryland. He also finished fifth in the Heisman Trophy balloting. Reid enjoyed a varied career at Penn State (1966-69), which included a lead role in the play "Guys and Dolls" and winning the 1967 Eastern heavyweight wrestling title. He starred with Cincinnati in the National Football League (1970-74), winning All-Pro honors twice, before retiring to devote full time to his music career. He has won numerous music awards, including the Grammy Award. Also a Penn State Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, he was named to the NCAA Silver Anniversary team in 1995.

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