April 3, 2007

Road to Recovery

Senior tailback Desmond Reed shredded the ligaments in his right knee back in 2005 in the thick grass of Notre Dame Stadium.

Making matters worse with the injury Reed suffered nerve damage that left him with a drop foot. Reed played mostly on special teams last season, but he is ready to increase his contributions in 2007.

"I feel great out here," Reed said after Tuesday's practice. "It feels good to be back out here and I have just been working hard in the offseason. I am just getting my opportunity out here to show what I have."

Reed admits that he is not yet 100%, but his running motion has significantly improved over last year.

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