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St. Augustine High School quarterback Austin Reed receives invite to the Nike Football – The Opening Regional Camp

St. Augustine High School (FL) football quarterback Austin Reed (#14), class of 2018, recently received an invitation from the Nike Football – The Opening Regional Camp to be held in Orlando on Saturday, February 19th.  The Opening Regionals Camp is one of the most respected and well run camps in the country for High School football talent.  We look forward to the event and wish Austin the best of luck and skill.  You can follow Austin on Twitter @AReed365


The St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team finishes the 2016 season at 11-2:

The St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets Varsity Football Team finished the 2016 regular season at 9-1 (4-0), winning the District 4-6A title, and securing home field advantage throughout the playoffs.  During the playoffs, the Jackets earned a win in the first round of the Region 1-6A playoff tournament against the Niceville High School Eagles by a score of 35-28.  The Jackets then defeated the Crestview High School Bulldogs at home by a score of 41-14 in the Regional semi-final game.  It all came down to a home game against the Navarre High School Raiders for the Region 1-6A title to advance to the State Championship semi-final game.  Navarre got the upper edge and defeated the Jackets by a score of 28-10 to advance to the State Championship semi-final game and ending the Jackets season.

During the regular season the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team outscored their opponents 371-99, a point differential of 272 points in favor of the Jackets.  The Yellow Jackets finished as the Region 1-6A runner-up, with a #6 end of season ranking in the State of Florida according to

St. Augustine High School Quarterback Austin Reed (#14) finished the season with a 60% completion percentage and a Quarterback Rating (QBR) of 118.  Austin, a class of 2018 – 6′ 2″ – 190 pound QB, will be working hard in the weight room and on the training field in the off season to prepare for the 2017 Spring and Fall seasons, and will continue to play Varsity Lacrosse for the Yellow Jackets throughout the Winter.


St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team finish the season 9-1 heading into the playoffs:

On Friday night (11/4) the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets Varsity Football Team wrapped up the 2016 regular season with a win over the Palatka High School Panthers by a score of 31-17 in the 97th meeting between the two teams and the annual Senior Night game for each program.  The win by the Yellow Jackets improved their regular season record to 9-1 (4-0 in District 4-6A) heading into the playoffs.

The St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets clinched first place in District 4-6A after defeating Middleburg High School 44-18 in week 9 to earn a home Regional quarterfinal playoff game against the Niceville Eagles on Friday, November 11th.  Niceville finished second in District 3-6A after losing a close game 21-27 in week 9 to Crestview HS.

St. Augustine High School Quarterback Austin Reed (#14) finished the final game of the season against the Palatka High School Panthers completing 5 of 7 passes for 97 yards.  As a Junior (Class 2018) standing at 6′ 2″ – 185 pounds, Austin completed 60%  of his passes on the year with zero interceptions to earn a 118.00 Quarterback Rating (QBR).

The St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets are on a roll into the playoffs:

It’s been quite a while since we’ve updated our Blog on the 2016 season for the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets varsity football team and junior quarterback Austin Reed, #14.  But as we head into week 10 of the FHSAA football season, the Jackets have produced a 7-1 record (3-0 District 4 6A).  With wins against Pedro Menendez, Creekside, Melbourne, Bartram Trail, Englewood, Ed White and Nease High Schools, the Jackets have outscored their opponents 296-64.  The Jackets defense is currently allowing a stingy 161 yards of offense per game (#5 overall in NE FLA), while the offense has respectfully gained an average of 379 yards per game (#9 overall).  The Jackets only loss on the season occurred for the first game in a very close 21-23 loss to Baker County HS (5A), currently 8-0.

St. Augustine High School Junior Quarterback Austin Reed, #14, has progressed well though the first 8 games of the season.  In addition to the quarterback responsibilities, Austin has served as the teams placeholder for field goals and extra points for kicker Elijah Ryan.  Check out some of the game photo’s and click HERE to se Austin’s mid-season highlights provided by

St. Augustine High School Quarterback Austin Reed spends his Summer volunteering

As the students go back to school today in St. Johns County, marking the end of the Summer 2016, we would like to post an update on St. Augustine High School quarterback Austin Reed, who spend a lot of his Summer volunteering and giving back to his community.  During the week of July 18th – 22nd, Austin served as a camp instructor/coach for the St. Johns Police Athletic League youth football camp.  The football camp is an annual event with over 200 kids participating to prepare them for the start of the St. Johns PAL Fall football season.  The kids ages range from elementary school age up through the 8th grade.  In addition to his time spend instructing/coaching the kids at the camp, Austin select team of 7th and 8th graders won the week long flag football tournament under his coaching.

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2016 PAL Football Camp Flag Football Campion’s

The 2016 High School football season begins in Florida:

Today is August 1st, the beginning of the 2016 Fall football season for programs all across the State of Florida.  It is also the first official day of practice for the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team under new head coach Brian Braddock.  Coach Braddock replaces former long term Head Coach Joey Wiles, who was with the program for 20 years.

The Jackets kick-off their 2016 season with a pre-season game on August 19th at home versus Daytona Beach Seabreeze High School.  The regular season starts the following week on the road at Baker County HS.

The Summer was very productive for the St. Augustine Yellow Jackets football team who participated in 4 summer 7v7 scrimmages against Oak Leaf, Atlantic Coast, Clay, and Flagler Palm Coast High School’s, as well as the FHS7v7A Northeast Florida qualifying tournament at Matanzas High School (Palm Coast).  St. Augustine High School Quarterback Austin Reed participated in each of the 7v7 tournaments and successfully finished Summer play without throwing one interception.  Good luck to the entire St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets Football Team on the 2016 season.

St. Augustine High School quarterback Austin Reed attends regional football camps for the Summer

June is the month when many rising junior and senior high school football players take to the road to attend one or many of the available regional college football camps held to evaluate and take notice of the players physical abilities and on-field talents.  During the month of June, St. Augustine High School Quarterback Austin Reed (2018) attended several camps throughout the Southeast including an unofficial visit to the Valdosta State University football program where he had a chance to spend some time with new head football coach Kerwin Bell.  The visit occurred on Friday, June 3rd as a stop-over while as Austin was traveling to the Mercer University football camp in Macon, GA the next day.

The following week, Austin attended the University of Central Florida camp in Orlando on Friday, June 10th, and then traveled the next day to Birmingham Alabama with 4 players from the SAHS Jackets football team along with Jackets head football coach Brian Braddock to attend the Samford University mega camp.  The following galleries are images from the camps attended thus far for Austin.


St. Augustine High School dominates Bishop Kenny 39-0 in the 2016 Spring football game.

On Wednesday, May 18th, the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team faced off against the Bishop Kenny Crusaders (Jacksonville, FL) in the 2016 annual Spring football game.  The game finally got started after a 90 minute weather delay to some very wet field conditions.  The Jackets soon went to work scoring on two receiving touchdowns to Karim Brown and Emerson Kabus, and two rushing touchdowns by Jahquise Russell to take a 27-0 halftime lead.

Quarterback Austin Reed, #14, entered the game on the last drive of the second quarter and played through into the middle of the 4th quarter.  On Austin’s third possession of the game, he helped engineer a 60 yard, seven play scoring drive capped off with a 5 yard touchdown run by Sheddrick Washington.  During this drive, Austin threw 3 passes for 41 yards.  Sheddrick would later add another 39 yard touchdown run in the 4th quarter to increase the score to the final 39-0.  This was Head Coach Brian Braddock’s first win as the Yellow Jackets new head football coach for the program.

Below are some pictures of Austin during the Spring game versus Bishop Kenny.  There are also 2016 Spring Hudl highlights available for Austin Reed, Quarterback #14 (game), #7 (practice) available by clicking HERE.

St. Augustine High School Football Coach Brian Braddock announces Spring 2016 Player Awards

On the eve of the 2016 Spring football game Tuesday night (5/17), St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets Football Coach Brian Braddock announced the recipients of the Spring Pursue Excellence Awards.  15 players received the recognition on the varsity football team.  Quarterback Austin Reed (#14) received the Academic Excellence award for having the highest GPA of all players on the team.  Congratulations to Austin and all of his Jackets award recipients in their Pursuit of Excellence. #PursueExcellence

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2016 SAHS Pursue Excellence Award Winners

St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team play the Bishop Kenny Crusaders in the 2016 Spring game:

On Wednesday, May 18th, a “New Era” of football will begin on the field at St. Augustine High School as the Yellow Jackets football team will play the Bishop Kenny Crusaders in the annual Spring Jamboree.  This is the first on field action for the Jackets football team under the direction of new head football coach Brian Braddock.  Kickoff is scheduled at 7:00 p.m. at Foots Brumley Stadium at St. Augustine High School.  Here is a short hype video for the 2016 season (Pursue Excellence) featured on the St. Augustine High School football page on Facebook.  Quarterback Austin Reed is wearing the #7 practice jersey in the video.