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Former college linebacker threatened members of Cowboys; Florida SWAT team raided his home

A Florida SWAT team raided the home of former college football player Keyon Reed on Friday after police say he threatened several Dallas Cowboys members after not getting selected in this year's NFL Draft, according to TMZ Sports.

The Melbourne Police Dept. confirmed to TMZ Sports the SWAT team was sent to the home of the 26-year-old, who played linebacker for the University of Tennessee Chattanooga until 2012.

According to the report, law enforcement officials were told Reed "had called members of the Dallas Cowboys and was telling them they needed to sign him. They stated he was making threats to harm people if the Cowboys did not sign him."

When police arrived at Reed's home, Reed allegedly fessed up to making the threats.

Reed said he was "frustrated they wouldn't 'show him the real money' and sign him to a contract."

His twitter account has been suspended.

During and after Reed played two seasons at UT Chattanooga, he got into trouble with the law. In 2011, he was arrested and charged with domestic assault. In 2013 he was arrested and charged with assaulting a police officer.

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