WATCH: Former Texas A&M WR Josh Reynolds had improbable path to the NFL

When signing day arrived at San Antonio Jay High School, Josh Reynolds didn’t have a single offer. Usually that’s not part of an equation that lands a player in the NFL.

With the odds stacked against him, Reynolds landed at Tyler Junior College. After a year, he landed in College Station and most Aggie fans know the rest.

He finished the 2014 season with 842 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns on 52 catches. Reynolds added 907 yards on 51 catches with 5 touchdowns in 2015 and finished his senior season with 51 catches for 1,039 yards and 12 touchdowns.

The Rams drafted Reynolds in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft and it should come as no surprise that he’s turning heads. 

He will play a role in Los Angeles’ revamped offense in 2017 after it finished near the bottom in the NFL last season and Jared Goff should have a solid young core to throw to after the team traded for Sammy Watkins in the offseason.

After missing time with a quadricep injury early in camp, Reynolds has been doing all he can to make an impression on Rams coaches including a touchdown catch against the Oakland Raiders.

“I think I’m showing I’m much more versatile than just jump balls and being a deep-ball kind of guy,” Reynolds recently told the L.A. Times. “I’m just trying to elevate my game.

The post WATCH: Former Texas A&M WR Josh Reynolds had improbable path to the NFL appeared first on SEC Country.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.

X