POSTED: Monday, January 24, 2011 - 4:20pm
UPDATED: Monday, January 24, 2011 - 4:22pm
BATON ROUGE, La (NBC33) - Effrem Reed won't have to travel far to play college football. The former Dutchtown running back committed to the University of Louisiana at Lafayette on Sunday while making his official visit to the school.
The 5-foot-9, 185-pound Reed finished the 2010 season with 1,926 rushing yards and 32 touchdowns on 271 carries for the Griffins.
He is one of two Griffins committed to play football in the FBS. Quarterback Leon Blouin committed to Tulane last year.
The Cajuns begin the 2011 season at Oklahoma State on September 3rd.