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Encyclopedia > Mike Reid (American football)
Mike Reid
Date of birth: May 24, 1947 (1947-05-24) (age 61)
Place of birth: Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
Career information
Position(s): DT
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Jersey №: 74
College: Penn State
NFL Draft: 1970 / Round: 1/ Pick 7
Organizations
 As player:
1970-1974 Cincinnati Bengals
Career highlights and Awards
Pro Bowls: 2
Awards: 1969 Outland Trophy
1969 Maxwell Award
Honors: All-Pro 1972, 1973
All-AFC 1971, 72, 73, 74
Stats at DatabaseFootball.com
College Football Hall of Fame

Michael Barry (Mike) Reid (born May 24, 1947 in Altoona, Pennsylvania) is a retired professional American football defensive lineman and Grammy Award-winning country music singer-songwriter. After several years playing for the Cincinnati Bengals, Reid retired from football and began his work as a singer-songwriter, penning several hit singles for country music artists, including Ronnie Milsap's "Stranger in My House", which won a Grammy Award for Country Song of the Year. If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... A diagram showing typical football positions In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Defensive tackle (DT) is a position on the field in American and Canadian football. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related land-grant university in Pennsylvania, with over 80,000 students at 24 campuses throughout the state. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting[1]) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns, through seven rounds[2], selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1970 NFL Draft was held on January 27-28, 1970 // [edit] Round One [edit] Hall of Famers Terry Bradshaw, QB, Louisiana Tech - taken 1st round, 1st overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers. ... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1968-1969) Western Division (1968-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC Central (1970-2001) AFC North (2002-present) Current uniform Team colors Black, Orange, White Mascot Who Dey Personnel Owner Mike Brown General Manager {{{general manager}}} Head Coach... In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... Football Writers Association logo The Outland Trophy is awarded to the best United States college football interior lineman. ... The Maxwell Award is presented annually to the collegiate American football player adjudged by a panel of sportscasters, sportswriters, and National Collegiate Athletic Association head coaches and the membership of the Maxwell Football Club to be the best in the United States. ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1947 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... A defensive lineman is any of the down positions on the defensive side of American football. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ... The term singer-songwriter refers to performers who both write and sing their own material. ... League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1968-1969) Western Division (1968-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC Central (1970-2001) AFC North (2002-present) Current uniform Team colors Black, Orange, White Mascot Who Dey Personnel Owner Mike Brown General Manager {{{general manager}}} Head Coach... Ronnie Milsap (born Ronnie Lee Milsap January 16, 1943 in Robbinsville, North Carolina) is an American Country/Pop Singer and Musician. ...


Reid later embarked on a solo recording career, releasing two studio albums for Columbia Records (then known as CBS Records). He charted seven singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks (now Hot Country Songs) charts as a singer. Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888, and was the first record company to produce pre-recorded records as opposed to blank cylinders. ... Hot Country Songs is a chart released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States. ...

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College career

Reid was named All-America in 1969 while playing at Penn State under coach Joe Paterno. In 1969, he won the Outland Trophy for being the best interior lineman in college football and the Maxwell Award for being the top college football player. In his senior year (1969), the tackle spearheaded Penn State on defense with 89 tackles and was a unanimous All-America choice and All-East selection. He also finished fifth in the Heisman Trophy balloting. An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... Head Coach Joe Paterno 42nd Year, 363-121-3 Home Stadium Beaver Stadium Capacity 107,282 - Grass Conference Big Ten First Year 1887 Athletic Director Tim Curley Website GoPSUSports. ... Joseph Vincent Paterno (born December 21, 1926, in Brooklyn, New York), nicknamed JoePa, is the head coach of Pennsylvania State Universitys college football team, a position he has held since 1966. ... Football Writers Association logo The Outland Trophy is awarded to the best United States college football interior lineman. ... This article covers college football played in the United States. ... The Maxwell Award is presented annually to the collegiate American football player adjudged by a panel of sportscasters, sportswriters, and National Collegiate Athletic Association head coaches and the membership of the Maxwell Football Club to be the best in the United States. ... Heisman redirects here. ...


He earned a Bachelor of Arts in music from Penn State in 1969. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1987 and received the Walter Camp “Alumnus of the Year” award in 1987. In 1995, he received the NCAA Silver Anniversary Award. A B.A. issued from the University of Tennessee. ... College Football Hall of Fame front. ... The Walter Camp “Alumnus of the Year” award is bestowed on a worthy individual who has distinguished himself in the pursuit of excellence as an athlete, in his personal career and in doing good works for others. ... . ...


Reid also wrestled at Penn State and in 1967 he won the Eastern heavyweight wrestling title.[1] Reid is a member of the Penn State athletic Hall of Fame.


Professional Football Career

Reid was the first-round selection (#7 pick overall) of the Cincinnati Bengals in the 1970 NFL Draft. In the team's third season, it won the AFC Central division and made the playoffs. In 1971, Reid established himself as one of the NFL's best pass rushers by recording 12 sacks, a figure he repeated in 1972. In 1971 Reid was a consensus All-AFC selection and the following year he was consensus All-Pro (beating out Hall of Fame players Merlin Olsen and Bob Lilly) as well as being voted consensus All-AFC again. League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1968-1969) Western Division (1968-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970-present) AFC Central (1970-2001) AFC North (2002-present) Current uniform Team colors Black, Orange, White Mascot Who Dey Personnel Owner Mike Brown General Manager {{{general manager}}} Head Coach... The 1970 NFL Draft was held on January 27-28, 1970 // [edit] Round One [edit] Hall of Famers Terry Bradshaw, QB, Louisiana Tech - taken 1st round, 1st overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers. ... The AFC Central was a division of the National Football Leagues American Football Conference from 1970 to 2001. ... Merlin Jay Olsen (born September 15, 1940) is an American former National Football League player and actor. ... Bob Lilly (born July 26, 1939) is a former American football player and photographer. ...


In 1973 he topped those marks by recording 13 sacks. He was named All-Pro by the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA) and was second-team All-Pro according to the Associated Press and Pro Football Writers Association. For the third consecutive season Reid was consensus All-AFC. United Media is large editorial column and comic strip newspaper syndication service based in the United States, owned by The E.W. Scripps Company. ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ... Technically known as the Pro Football Writers of America, this organization purports to be The official voice of pro football writers, promoting and fighting for access to NFL personnel to best serve the public. ...


In 1974, due primarily to injuries, he recorded only seven sacks, bringing his career total to 49. In his final season Reid was again an All-AFC selection by Pro Football Weekly. Although sacks were an unofficial statistic, the Bengals kept track of them and Reid retired as the leading sacker in the team's short history. Pro Football Weekly (sometimes shortened to PFW) is a popular American sports magazine, founded in 1967, that covers the National Football League. ...


He made two trips to the Pro Bowl (1972 and 1973) before his retirement following the 1974 season due to knee and hand injuries and his desire to focus on a music career. In 1996 he received the NFL Alumni Career Achievement Award for his success in his post-NFL career. In professional American football, the Pro Bowl is the all-star game of the National Football League (NFL). ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... The NFL Alumni is an organization based in Ft. ...


Professional Music Career

Between football seasons, Reid would perform as a pianist for the Utah Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. During this time, he met Larry Gatlin, who helped Reid start his songwriting career. In 1984, he won the Grammy Award for Best Country Song with "Stranger in My House", which was recorded by Ronnie Milsap. Reid would also work with Marie Osmond, Tanya Tucker, Collin Raye, Alabama and Conway Twitty. In the 1980s and 1990s, Reid wrote twelve number one hits. [2] A pianist is a person who plays the piano. ... The Utah Symphony Orchestra is a symphony orchestra located in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... The Dallas Symphony Orchestra is an American orchestra which plays its concerts in the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas. ... As the fifth-oldest orchestra in the United States, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) has a legacy of fine music making as reflected in its performances in historic Music Hall, recordings, and international tours. ... Larry Gatlin (born May 2, 1948 in Seminole, Texas) is an American Country Music Singer. ... The Grammy Award for Best Country Song (sometimes known as the Country Songwriters Award) has been awarded since 1965. ... Ronnie Milsap (born Ronnie Lee Milsap January 16, 1943 in Robbinsville, North Carolina) is an American Country/Pop Singer and Musician. ... Olive Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959 in Ogden, Utah) is an American actress, singer, and a member of the show business family, The Osmonds. ... Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music singer, who had her first hit, Delta Dawn at the age of 13 in 1972. ... Collin Raye (born Floyd Collin Wray August 22, 1959 in De Queen, Arkansas) is a country singer. ... Conway Twitty (September 1, 1933 - June 5, 1993), born Harold Lloyd Jenkins, was one of the United States most successful country music artists of the 20th century. ...


In 1990, Reid started his own singing career, recording two albums for Columbia Records (then known as CBS Records). He also wrote Bonnie Raitt's pop standard "I Can't Make You Love Me". Reid was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2005. [3] Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888, and was the first record company to produce pre-recorded records as opposed to blank cylinders. ... Bonnie Raitt, (born November 8, 1949) is an American Blues-R&B singer, songwriter, and guitarist who was born in Burbank, California, the daughter of Broadway musical star John Raitt. ... I Cant Make You Love Me is a 1991 popular song, written by Mike Reid and Allen Shamblin and recorded by Bonnie Raitt on her Luck of the Draw album from that year. ... The Nashville Songwriters Foundation, Inc. ...


In 1991, Mike tried his hand in a new field by composing the music for the Civil War musical, "A House Divided". After that he wrote six more musicals/operas. The titles include "Quilts", "Different Fields", "Eye of the Blackbird", "Tales of Appalachia", "In This House" and "The Ballad of Little Jo" (Richard Rodgers Award winner).


Albums

Year Title US Country
1991 Turning for Home 22
1992 Twilight Town 59

On January 4, 1936, Billboard magazine published its first music hit parade and on July 20, 1940 the first Music Popularity Chart was calculated. ...

Singles

Year Single US Country Album
1988 "Old Folks" (w/ Ronnie Milsap) 2 Heart and Soul (Ronnie Milsap album)
1991 "Walk on Faith" 1 Turning for Home
"'Til You Were Gone" 17
"As Simple As That" 14
1992 "I'll Stop Loving You" 23
"I Got a Life" 54
1993 "Call Home" 43 Twilight Town

Hot Country Songs is a chart released weekly by Billboard magazine in the United States. ... Ronnie Milsap (born Ronnie Lee Milsap January 16, 1943 in Robbinsville, North Carolina) is an American Country/Pop Singer and Musician. ...

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Preceded by
Bill Stanfill
Outland Trophy Winners
1969
Succeeded by
Jim Stillwagon
Preceded by
O.J. Simpson
Maxwell Award Winner
1969
Succeeded by
Jim Plunkett
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Lee Evans
Calvin Hill
William C. Hurd
Leroy Keyes
Jim Ryun
Silver Anniversary Awards (NCAA)
Class of 1995
Lesley Bush
Larry Echohawk
Kwaku Ohene-Frempong
Bob Lanier
Mike Phipps
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Marty Liquori
Thomas Lewis Lyons
Cliff Meely
Kurt L. Schmoke
Joe Theismann
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