Online Blog of Quarterback Austin Reed's Football Career


Austin Reed named GSC Offensive Freshman of the year:

After being named the starting quarterback at the University of West Florida after the 1st game of the season, Austin Reed performed impressively for the 2019 regular season going 8-1 as a starter and throwing for 2,439 yards, with 24 TD passes and rushing for another 184 yards and 6 touchdowns. This performance helped Austin and his UWF teammates clinch a spot to the NCAA Division 2 playoffs and earned Austin the Gulf South Conference Offensive Freshman of the Year and 2nd Team All GSC Quarterback for the 2019 season. Read the complete GSC article by clicking HERE.

St. Augustine High School falls short of getting to the FHSAA Class 6A State Championship.

On Friday, December 1st, the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team traveled to play the Armwood High School Hawks in the Florida Class 6A State Semi-final game.  After trailing 16-0 at the half, the Jackets held the Hawks scoreless in the 3rd quarter and came out and scored in the 4th quarter on a 60 yard pass from senior Quarterback Austin Reed (#14) to Karim Brown (#8).  However the Hawks special teams and offense proved to be too much for the Jackets in the final quarter, each scoring to increase the Hawks lead to a final score of 30-6.

The Hawks held the Jackets to 86 yards on 27 rushing attempts, while Jackets Quarterback Austin Reed completed 19 0f 37 pass attempts for a total of 271 yards, with 1 TD pass.  The game ended the season for the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets with a final record of 12-1.  Jackets Quarterback Austin Reed finished the season completing 159 of 248 attempts (64%), 2,925 yards, 37 TD’s (34 passing/3 rushing), 7 interceptions.

St. Augustine HS participates and excels in Summer 7v7 competitions

Over the Summer, the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets football team have been participating in several 7v7 competitions with area and regional high schools in the state of Florida.  Each week, the Yellow Jackets have hosted area schools in scrimmage play to include Creekside HS and Clay HS.  In addition to the home scrimmages, the Yellow Jackets have participated in the FHS7v7A North Florida Regional Qualifier tournament and the Jacksonville Jaguars 7on7 Passing Challenge.  

The Yellow Jackets participated in the FHS7v7 Association North Florida Regional Qualifier, hosted by St. Augustine High School in June.  Led by Quarterback Austin Reed, the Yellow Jackets finished as the top seed over 15 regional teams in the initial “play-in” round.  With wins over Bradford County HS, Newberry HS, Florida HS (Tallahassee) and Yulee HS, the Jackets opened the tournament a perfect 4-0.  The Jackets continued their winning ways in the playoff rounds with a quarterfinal victory over District rival Nease HS, and a last play victory over county rival Bartram Trail HS.  In the finals against Columbia County HS, quarterback Austin Reed helped bring the Yellow Jackets back from being down two scores to take the lead 21-20.  Columbia County scored on the last play of the game to come back and win the tournament 26-21. The Jackets qualified for the FHS7v7A finals being held on July 15th.

The SAHS Yellow Jackets also participated in the Jacksonville Jaguars 7on7 Passing Challenge at Everback Field in June.  Led on offense by Quarterback Austin Reed, the Jackets went 3-0 in the “play in” round, with wins over Brunswick HS, Bartram Trail HS (27-7), and Baldwin HS.  After a 1st round bye in the playoffs, the Yellow Jackets lost in the quarterfinal round to Brunswick HS in a shoot out in the 5th overtime period 64-57.

Quarterback Austin Reed leads St. Augustine HS over Bishop Kenny in the 2018 Spring Game

On Wednesday, May 17th, the St. Augustine High School varsity football team lined up against Bishop Kenny (Jacksonville) in the annual Spring game held at home in Foots Brumley Stadium.  The game was scheduled to have the starting offense and defense of each team play each other in a regulation game format for the first half, followed by the reserves in the second half.

Being selected by his coaches as Captain and leading the offense for the Yellow Jackets was rising senior quarterback Austin Reed (#14).  During the game, Austin completed 17 passes on 23 attempts, finishing the first half of the game with 178 yards passing, 1 touchdown pass (to Matt Adams) and a 21-14 lead over the starting defense for Bishop Kenny.  At one point in the second quarter, Austin completed 12 straight pass attempts to finish off the half and his time in the game.  Wide receive Karim Brown finished the game with 4 passes for 70 yards including a 50 yard diving completion from Reed to get the ball down to the Bishop Kenny 2 yard line.

The following are pictures of Austin’s game play during the game.  You can also view Austin’s Hudl passing highlights of the game by clicking HERE.


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

St. Augustine High School Jackets Lacrosse team enters the District playoff tournament

This Wednesday (April 8th), the St. Augustine High School Yellow Jackets boys lacrosse team enter into the District Playoffs with a 10-7 record (4-0 in District play) finishing as the 1st seed from the regular season District play.  It has been a fun season of lacrosse for Austin Reed, #27, and all of his Jackets teammates.  After experiencing a very strong 8-2 start to the season the Jackets have lost 5 of their last 7 games to finish the regular season at 10-7.  Many injuries to key players and a very strong schedule against teams like Ponte Vedra, Fleming Island, and Nease High School’s, all contributed to the tough end of the regular season.  The Jackets look forward to great play and enthusiasm to win a District title this week.

Austin Reed, #27, has enjoyed playing in the long-pole defensive backfield position and experiencing the fast pace, strength and skill level of the Varsity season.

St. Johns Middle School Athletic Association All Star Game on Saturday – November 17th

The St. Johns Middle School Athletic Association Football All Star Game will be held this Saturday, November 17th at Pedro Menendez High School (600 State Road 206 in  St. Augustine) beginning at 12:00 p.m.  The game features the all stars from the Southern part of St. Johns County (Sebastian, Murray, Pacetti Bay, and Gamble Rodgers Middle Schools) against the Northern all Stars (Fruit Cove, Switzerland Point, Landrum, and Liberty Pines Academy Middle Schools).  The Southern all stars are trying for their first win in the three years the Association has participated in Middle School Football.

As a participating All Star, Austin Reed (#7) is schedule to play quarterback along with the starter from Pacetti Bay Middle School – Cole Davis.

The Sebastian Eagles football team having fun on the bus on the way to Landrum Middle School

Sebastian Middle School Eagles Football team, Austin Reed football

The Sebastian Middle School Eagles Football Team having fun on the bus before the Landrum Middle School game.

Austin Reed and the Sebastian Middle School Eagles next game

Austin Reed and the Sebastian Middle School Eagles Football team ( 1-2) will face the Switzerland Point Middle School Raiders (0-3) today at Joe Pomar Park field at 6:00 p.m.  Austin is scheduled to start at Quarterback, Inside Middle Linebacker and Special Teams.  Check back for game results.  Go Eagles!

Austin’s first regular season game with the Sebastian Middle School Eagles

Tonight is the first regular season game Austin will be playing with the Sebastian Middle School Eagles against the powerhouse team from Murray Middle School. Austin will be starting Middle Linebacker and Tailback, as well as playing on all special teams for the school. Results will follow after the game. Go Eagles!

2012 Sebastian Middle School Football schedule

Thursday, August 30th vs Murry Middle School*
Thursday, September 6th @ Liberty Pines Academy
Thursday, September 13th vs Gamble Rogers Middle School
Thursday, September 20th vs Swiss Point Middle School
Wednesday, September 26th @ Indian Trails Middle School
Thursday, October 4th vs Buddy Taylor
Thursday, October 11th @ Pacetti Bay Middle School
Thursday, October 18th @ Fruit Cove Middle School
Thursday, October 25th @ Landrum Middle School

*Played at St. Augustine High School
All other home games are a Pomar Park in St. Augustine

We welcome the 2012 Football Season and a new team for Austin

2012 marks a change for Austin Reed with a new league and team.  Austin has moved on from the St. Augustine Saints Pop Warner team to playing for the Saint Johns Middle School Athletic Association for his school at Sebastian Middle School Eagles.  Entering into the season, Austin will be starting as a 7th grader at Middle Linebacker, Special Teams, and rotating in at Running Back.  Austin also serves at the back-up quarterback to his buddy and teammate for 5 years, Trevor Stevens.

Championship Bound!!!!!

We made it to the conference championship game where we will battle for First Coast Pop Warner champs against Jacksonville Beach!!!!!!!

2011 Saints Pop Warner Season:

8/27   QB/DE – 3 tackles for loss, many others

9/03   QB/DE – 3 sacks, 10 tackles, 2 fumble recoveries, touchdown

9/10   QB/DE – 5 tackles, 1 fumble assist

9/17   QB/DE – 5 tackles, 10 yards rushing on 3 carries

9/24   QB/DE – 6 tackles, 3 carries for 8 yards

10/01   QB/DE – 2 sacks, 5 tackles

10/08   QB/DE – 5 tackles with 2 of those for a loss, extra point run

10/15   QB/DE – 2 sacks, 2 extra point runs, 3 tackles, blocked punt recovery

10/22   QB/DE – 1 sack, 4 yard TD run, 4 tackles