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#NewStandard18: Virginia Football adds D-lineman Samson Reed

Hoos early signing day class up to 19.

NCAA Football: Virginia at Pittsburgh Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Name: Samson Reed

Hometown: Kahuku, HI

Position: DE

Rating: *** (.8506 on 247 Composite)

Not done yet! Virginia Football added player number 19 - defensive lineman Samson Reed - to the #NewStandard18 class on the last day of the new early National Signing Day. Reed, a Hawaii native, is a perfect fit for Coach So’oto’s “Silverback” defense as he is explosive and strong. He will continue to add weight and physicality to his 6-3, 252 pound frame, but if his father is any indication, Reed will be a huge asset to the Hoos.

Yes, that’s Tanoai Reed, Samson’s dad. He’s a stunt double for The Rock. Yes, that The Rock.

Reed held offers from USC, Washington State, Notre Dame, Oregon, Cal, and more.

Catch up on all the #NewStandard18 profiles here, and read about Coach Mendenhall’s feelings on his new class here. Stay with Streaking the Lawn for all your Virginia Football information as recap all the action and look forward to the Military Bowl next week!