Report: Nation's No. 2 passer Reed to transfer from Western Kentucky

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Western Kentucky quarterback Austin Reed has informed the school that he intends to enter the transfer portal, according to Andy Staples of The Athletic.

Reed started all 13 games for the Hilltoppers, completing 353 passes for 4,249 yards and 36 touchdowns. Western Kentucky went 8-5 this season.

The 22-year-old Reed finished second in the nation in passing yards, behind only Washington's Michael Penix Jr.

Reed spent three seasons with West Florida before transferring to Western Kentucky in 2021. He led the Argonauts to a Division II national title in 2019 after throwing for 4,084 yards and 40 touchdowns.

He is expected to land with a Power 5 school, according to Staples.

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Report: Nation's No. 2 passer Reed to transfer from Western Kentucky
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