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Father of Louisville wide receiver dies of coronavirus

Cardinals coach Scott Satterfield expressed “deepest condolences” to Corey Reed Jr. and his family in a release and said the program is there to support them.
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville says the father of junior wide receiver Corey Reed Jr. died Wednesday morning from coronavirus in an Atlanta hospital. Corey Reed Sr. was 43.
           
Cardinals coach Scott Satterfield expressed “deepest condolences” to Reed and his family in a release and said the program is there to support them. Satterfield added, “This horrible virus has affected so many people, and it’s even more difficult when it touches someone in the UofL football family.”
           
Reed caught eight passes for 145 yards in 13 games in 2017 and played in two contests the next season. He returned to Louisville this spring after transferring to Iowa Western Community College.

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