Danny Reece

Danny Reece
Date of birth (1955-01-28) January 28, 1955
Place of birth San Pedro, CA
Career information
Position(s) Cornerback
College Southern California
NFL draft 1976 / Round: 3/ Pick 69
Career history
As player
1976–1980 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Career stats

Danny Reece (born January 28, 1955 in San Pedro, California) is an American retired football cornerback.


Danny grew up with 8 siblings—5 brothers and 3 sisters, most of them younger. His brothers also played football, but Danny was the only one who played professionally. His father, Lyoud Reece, served on the USS Arizona during the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Mr. Reece died in October 2004.

Professional career

Reece played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers between 1976 and 1980. Reece led the National Football League in punt returns in 1979 and 1980.

College career

Reece was a third-round draft choice from the University of Southern California by the Cincinnati Bengals in the 1976 NFL Draft.

High school career

Prior to USC, Reece prepped at Banning High School in Wilmington, California.

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