Jan 1, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Baylor Bears wide receiver Tevin Reese (16) against the Central Florida Knights during the Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
The San Diego Chargers brought in Tevin Reese through the draft in order to add some speed onto the roster. He was brought in to stretch defenses. He might not be able to contribute in that manner in his first year in the league, so he will be looking to contribute in a different manner in his first season.
Another way that Reese can help out the team is on special teams. Reese didn’t return kicks during college because his college coaches didn’t allow starting players to play on special teams. The last time he took on that role was during high school, but he will be looking to take that role with the San Diego Chargers in the NFL.
Reese can help jump-start this part of the game with the Chargers. THe special teams have struggled since Darren Sproles was allowed to leave.
Reese wants the job and wants to excel at it:
“I really want to be a return guy,” Reese said, via UT San Diego. “I wanted to do it all throughout college. I did it throughout high school and I was good at it. I’m ready to get back out there and return some kicks.”
I hope that Reese takes this job and will bring that spark that we are looking for. We need to get better field position after teams kickoff the football.