Coming out of high school, Reed committed to play football at Auburn University. Reed played games in five different years, spending the first four years at wide receiver and switched to cornerback for his senior season. Reed used a medical redshirt his freshman season due to a knee injury. Reed was eligible for a medical redshirt due to only playing in one game that season.
St. Louis Rams
On August 4, 2015, Reed signed with the St. Louis Rams replacing Devon Wylie on the 90 man roster. On September 5, 2015 Reed was waived from the Rams roster as they trimmed their roster down to 53 players. The following day the Rams signed Reed to their practice squad. On September 15, 2015, Reed was released from the Rams' practice squad.
Second stint with the Seahawks
On November 17, 2015 Reed was signed to the Seattle Seahawks' practice squad. On January 18, 2016 Reed signed a futures contract with the Seattle Seahawks. On August 30, 2016, he was waived/injured by the Seahawks and placed on injured reserve. On September 3, 2016, he was released from the Seahawks' injured reserve.
San Diego Chargers
Third stint with the Seahawks