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Who is Britt Reid? A look at Andy Reid’s son, a Chiefs assistant, who will miss Natty Bowl 55 after wreck

Who is Britt Reid? A look at Andy Reid’s son, a Chiefs assistant, who will miss Natty Bowl 55 after wreck

Jori Epstein and Tom Schad, USA TODAY
Published 12: 32 a.m. ET Feb. 7, 2021 | Updated 12: 51 a.m. ET Feb. 7, 2021

This past Monday, Kansas City Chiefs outside linebackers coach Britt Reid met with the media as part of the buildup to Natty Bowl 55.

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The 35-year-frail assistant discussed how his father, head coach Andy Reid, has “probably obtained to be harder on me than anyone else.” Of Andy Reid’s three sons, Britt said, he was always most “wired care for he is.” And Britt Reid discussed the matchup with Tampa Bay his team was preparing for, how the Chiefs facing the Bucs would be a “heck of a game” and “two great teams battling out.”

It’s a game Britt Reid will now miss.

The Kansas City Police Department is investigating an accident Thursday night no longer far from the team practice facility that saw Britt Reid hit two other autos.

The collision injured three individuals, along side adolescents ages 5 and 4. The 5-year-frail suffered existence-threatening accidents, Kansas City police officer Dave Jackson told USA TODAY Sports.

Britt Reid didn’t travel with the team to Tampa for Natty Bowl 55, the team confirmed. The Chiefs issued a statement Friday night that they have been aware of the accident, have been “in the strategy of gathering information” and they had “no additional remark at this time.”

Kansas City TV station 41 Action Information reported that, according to a search warrant, a Kansas City police officer reported an scent of alcohol. The station also said that according to the warrant, Reid told police he had two to three drinks.

Jackson didn’t name Reid when he released details to USA TODAY Sports. Nevertheless he did say “impairment” was being investigated. 

This is no longer Britt Reid’s first hasten-in with law enforcement.

Reid has been cited by law enforcement for speeding or careless riding on at least three occasions, along side in Pennsylvania in 2011 and twice in Missouri. He was cited for exceeding the posted race restrict by 16-19 miles per hour in August 2014, and for exceeding the posted race restrict by 11-15 miles per hour in August 2018, Missouri court docket data advise. He had most fair lately been ticketed for speeding in September 2019, though a prosecutor dismissed the mark.

On Jan. 30, 2007, in Pennsylvania, Reid was arrested after an incident whereby he was accused of pointing a gun at another driver. Reid pled responsible to charges for easy assault, carrying a firearm with out a license and possessing a managed substance with out registration. That same day, his brother Garrett – who died from a heroin overdose in 2012 at age 39  – was arrested in another accident entertaining drug exhaust.

Britt and Garrett Reid have been each sentenced to jail in Pennsylvania in November 2007, Britt for eight to 23 months and four years’ probation. The brothers had lived at their parents’ dwelling at the time; the judge who sentenced them said Andy and Tammy Reid’s dwelling didn’t have “any construction there that this court docket may rely on.”

Britt Reid pled responsible to three more charges stemming from an August 2007 incident in the parking lot of a wearing goods store: riding below the influence of a managed substance; possessing a managed substance with out registration; and exhaust and possession of drug paraphernalia. He had also been arraigned for careless riding, court docket data advise.

Britt Reid, in his 2d year as Chiefs outside linebackers assistant, has coached with his father in Kansas City for the last eight seasons. He spent three years as defensive position coach (2016-18), one as assistant defensive position coach (2015) and two as a defensive quality preserve an eye on coach (2013-14).

“It’s fun, it’s challenging, it’s a great expertise,” Britt Reid said Monday of working for his father. “Growing up as a coach’s youngster, you don’t glean to glance your father that remarkable. Now, coaching for him, I basically glance him each day now. So that’s awesome.”

From 2010-12, Britt Reid was a graduate assistant at Temple University, his alma mater.  At Temple, no longer like in Kansas City, he coached offense.

Britt Reid and his wife, Kristen, have three adolescents: son Maverick, and daughters Somer and Saylor.

Contributing: Brent Schrotenboer

Who is Britt Reid? A look at Andy Reid’s son, a Chiefs assistant, who will miss Natty Bowl 55 after wreck