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On Saturday Pro Football Hall of Famer Ed Reed announced his decision to step down from his position as head coach of the Bethune-Cookman football program.
Reed, who had originally agreed to take the job in December, was forced to walk away after contract negotiations with the university failed.
Reid addressed his players at a meeting on Saturday. Colorado head coach Deion Sanders,
a close friend of Reid's, video-called him to console him during this emotional moment.
HBCU insider Stan Becton said, "As Ed Reed addressed his Bethune-Cookman players
and recruits to announce that he would no longer be head coach, former Jackson State
and current Colorado head coach Deion Sanders spoke with his teammates." consoled NFL Hall of Famer." Reported.
Reid's partnership with the Bethune-Cookman football program lasted less than a month.