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5 Things to Know About Josh Reese

Get to know the newly-signed wide receiver out of Central Florida.

A gallery of some of the college free agents the Buccaneers signed after the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft.


1. He had a breakout season in 2014.
Reese (6-0, 180) caught 39 passes for 552 yards and six touchdowns in 2014, all career-highs. He had a stellar freshman year, catching 30 passes for 460 yards but hauled in just 32 passes his sophomore and junior seasons combined.

2. He's versatile.
In addition to playing wide receiver at Central Florida, Reese also returned punts.

3. He is a former team captain.
Reese was voted a team captain in 2014 by his teammates.

4. He was a highly coveted recruit in high school.
Reese was a four-star recruit, per Yahoo. He had offers from Florida, Florida State, Nebraska and West Virginia, among others, before choosing Central Florida.

5. His high school has a track record of producing NFL players.
Reese's high school, Miami Central, has put several players in the NFL, including running backs Willis McGahee, Najeh Davenport and Devonta Freeman.

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