VIDEO: 49ers’ Eric Reid gives violent blow to Mississippi State RB


In a time when the San Francisco 49ers needed to find a valuable replacement for FS Dashon Goldson, it was FS Eric Reid who GM Trent Baalke placed his trust in. The former LSU captain, Reid would go on to have a stellar rookie season while being voted to the Pro Bowl as an alternate. However, what made Baalke want to trade up with the Dallas Cowboys from No. 31 to No. 18 to secure his services? Watch this violent blow as Reid lays the wood on this Mississippi State running back.

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