January 27, 2023

NFL Hall Of Famer Ed Reed Leaves Bethune-Cookman After Contract Negotiations Fail [Video]

NFL Hall of Famer Ed Reed introduced on Saturday that he is not going to be the subsequent head coach at Bethune-Cookman College after contract negotiations stalled. 

Reed, 44, mentioned in an announcement that his authorized workforce had been working with the HBCU “to craft contract terms with the language and resources we knew were needed to build a successful football program.” 

The nine-time Professional Bowler and the varsity “entered an agreement in principle” in December. Nevertheless, after weeks of negotiating, Reed mentioned he was knowledgeable that “the University won’t be ratifying my contract and won’t make good on the agreement we had in principle.”

The choice comes after Reed trashed Bethune-Cookman for being soiled and for not cleansing out his workplace in a now-viral social media submit. He apologized the next day and addressed the problem in a 15-minute goodbye on Saturday.

“I’m a good man, not perfect,” Reed mentioned. “We all make mistakes, and I apologized for mine.”

Reed had spent the final three seasons as a part of Miami’s assist employees with the Hurricanes and was a senior adviser underneath head coach Mario Cristobal. He was set to switch Terry Sims at Bethune-Cookman, who was fired after the Wildcats went 2-9.