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Cole Reyes
Player Profile:
Cole Reyes 1622137
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 215
Year: Senior
Hometown: Schaumburg, Ill.
High School: Schaumburg High School
Major: General Studies

2016 Game-by-Game Stats
2015 Game-by-Game Stats
2014 Game-by-Game Stats

2017 (Senior): Named to the Athlon Sports Preseason All-America Team as a defensive back.

2016 (Junior):
Became first UND player since Weston Dressler (2007) to earn six different All-America accolades ... Four of those were first-team nods (Associated Press, Athletics Directors Association, STATS and Walter Camp Foundation) and two were second-team honors (American Football Coaches Association and Hero Sports Network) ... Named the FCS ADA Defensive Back of the Year and Big Sky Defensive Player of the Year ... Collected first team All-Big Sky honors ... Made 10 starts at strong safety and ranked second on the team with 70 tackles despite missing two games with an injury... Added 6.5 TFL's and 1.5 sacks, while also forcing and recovering a pair of fumbles ... Returned one of three interceptions on the season for a touchdown and had a career-high eight pass break-ups ... Named ROOT Sports Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week twice (Sept. 5 and Oct. 31) ... Opened season at Stony Brook (Sept. 1) by recording eight tackles, two TFL's and a safety ... Also added a strip sack where he forced and recovered a fumble ... Posted seven or more tackles in seven of 10 games ... Had seven tackles and a 33-yard interception return for a touchdown in double-overtime win against South Dakota (Sept. 17) ... Also had two pass break-ups vs. the Coyotes ... Recorded back-to-back games with six solo stops in wins over Montana State (Sept. 24) and No. 15 Cal Poly (Oct. 1) ... After missing two games, returned to action vs. Weber State (Oct. 29) and registered a pair of interceptions in home win over the Wildcats ... Broke up four passes late in the comeback victory over Northern Arizona (Nov. 12) that clinched the Big Sky title ... Registered a career-high 12 tackles, including a season-high seven solo stops in FCS Playoff game vs. Richmond (Dec. 3) ... Earned third letter.

2015 (Sophomore): 
Earned second team All-Big Sky Conference honors ... Made nine starts and finished second on the team with 71 tackles, including 50 solo stops ... Had a trio of games with eight solo tackles ... Picked up first of three double-digit tackle performances at No. 2 North Dakota State (Sept. 19), finishing with 10 against the Bison ... Open Big Sky play with back-to-back, eight-tackle efforts in wins over UC Davis (Sept. 26) and at No. 15 Portland State (Oct. 3) ... Missed two games in the middle of the season ... Returned for the road game at No. 19 Montana (Oct. 24), registering nine tackles ... Made 11 tackles and came down with an interception in the home win over No. 19 Montana State (Oct. 31) ...  Capped season with a 10-tackle performance at Cal Poly (Nov. 21) ... Earned second letter.

2014 (Reshirt Freshman): Made 10 starts at free safety and finished fifth on the team with 59 tackles ... Also added five tackles for loss and five pass break-ups, which were the third most on the team ... Suffered a jaw injury in his first career start at San Jose State (Aug. 28) that cost him the next two games ... Finished with six tackles against the Spartans ... Returned to the starting lineup in the home win over Stony Brook (Sept. 20) and registered eight tackles ... Posted a season-high nine tackles and three pass break-ups vs. No. 7 Montana (Oct. 4) ... Corralled first career interception and returned it 42 yards vs. Weber State (Nov. 8) ... Had eight tackles in the upset of No. 22 Northern Arizona, including a season-high equaling six solo takedowns ... Earned first letter. 

2013 (Freshman): Appeared ready to be one of the few true freshman to suit up during the 2013 season, but ended up redshirting after breaking his hand during fall camp. 

Before UND: Three-year varsity starter at Schaumburg High School … Earned First Team Mid-Suburban All-Conference and Daily Herald All-Northwest Area honors as a junior and a senior … During his senior season, the two-way standout made 70 tackles and had three interceptions and also had 11 catches for 299 yards and seven touchdowns … Served as team captain during junior and senior seasons … Earned team Defensive MVP honors both of those seasons … Also a starter on his prep basketball team.

Personal: Majoring in kinesiology ... Son of Todd and Kim Reyes.

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