Mike Reid Featured in the L.A. Times

December 7, 2009 at 4:11 pm 1 comment

A feature in today’s L.A. Times offers a cool reminder that one of Penn State’s all-time football greats has had an even more interesting and successful career off the field. Mike Reid ’69 is profiled by Times sports columnist Jerry Crowe, who gets right to the point of what makes Reid unique:

Dozens have won the Outland Trophy, presented annually to college football’s outstanding interior lineman.

Hundreds have won Grammys.

Only Mike Reid has won both.

Reid must surely also be the only man enshrined in the College Football and Nashville Songwriters halls of fame. Without a doubt, he’s one we’re proud to call our own.

Ryan Jones, senior editor

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  • 1. ‘Cherish the Ladies’ at the State Theatre «  |  December 8, 2009 at 10:37 am

    […] and reopened three years ago this month as a nonprofit community arts center. (Nashville’s Mike Reid ’69 helped support the project and was the performer on opening night.) The leader of Cherish the […]

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