Baylor WR Reese expects to play in Fiesta Bowl

Baylor WR Reese expects to play in Fiesta Bowl

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WACO, TX - OCTOBER 19: Tevin Reese #16 of the Baylor Bears makes a catch against the Iowa State Cyclones on October 19, 2013 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

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by STEPHEN HAWKINS / The Associated Press

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Posted on December 19, 2013 at 7:42 PM

Baylor receiver Tevin Reese is getting the cast off his right wrist and expects to play in the Fiesta Bowl against No. 15 UCF.

Reese dislocated his wrist when came down awkwardly in the first half against Oklahoma on Nov. 7. He missed the last four games for the Big 12 champion Bears.

Reese says the cast will be removed Friday and that doctors will then give him a rehab plan.

Even with the cast still on, Reese has been running routes and catching passes to prepare for the Jan. 1 game.

In seven games before he got hurt, Reese had 33 catches for 824 yards and eight touchdowns. The senior was averaging 103 yards receiving per game and 25 yards a catch.

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