One of the top defensive backs in South Florida made his decision to stay close to home. While a member of the national champions will head up north.
Keith Reaser from Killian, who helped the Cougars step into the 6A spotlight this year, will attend Florida Atlantic University.
Offered by FIU, Central Michigan, Middle Tennessee State and Troy, the 5-10, 160-pound Reaser joins fellow South Floridians Tyrie Allen (Western), Travis Cox (South Plantation) Jamal Davis (Coral Springs Charter), Nexon Dorvilus (North Miami), Carlton Falconer (Dillard), Mike Flash (Northeast), David Hinds (Edison) and Randall Johnson (North Miami) in Boca Raton.
In addition to Reaser, yet another member of the national champion St. Thomas Aquinas football team is headed to the next level. Outside linebacker/defensive end Dylan Drake (6-1, 190) will head to Yale.
Drake, who made the switch from tight end for his final season, was instrumental in helping the Raiders win two consecutive 5A state titles. He was also impressive in the classroom as well.