Please see the full interviews with Reed and Karam below.
Reed was a true freshman in 2011, and started nine of the 11 games. He had a respectable year as a true freshman, completing 169-of-295 passes for 1,690 yards and 10 TDs. He tossed just four interceptions during the season, and threw just one pick in the final five games he played. His best game in 2011 was against Austin Peay, when he threw for 332 yards and three TDs, while completing an impressive 20-of-30 pass attempts. Reed completed 18 passes for 20 or more yards as a true freshman, including a 93-yard TD pass to Billy Foster in that APSU victory.
Karam comes in having played in six games from 2010-11 at Texas Tech. He played in five games in 2011 for the Red Raiders and completed 9-of-17 passes for 104 yards and two touchdowns. He posted a 43-yard TD pass against then-18th ranked Baylor.