A Southwest Louisiana native could win a College Football National Championship Monday if his squad wins. How cool would that be?!

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On Monday, at NRG Stadium in Houston, the top-seeded Michigan Wolverines (14-0) and the second-seeded Washington Huskies (14-0) will square off in the College Football Playoff National Championship game. Two unbeaten teams will participate in the championship game for the first time since the CFP was introduced. This year's game is the final in a four-team playoff before the field grows to 12 for the 2024 season.

This year, there will be a Southwest Louisiana native a part of the National Championship Game.

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Curley Reed is a Redshirt Freshman for the Washington Huskies. Reed went to school in Lake Charles at Lake Charles College Prep. While in high school, Reed missed his Junior season due to an injury. In 2020, he helped lead the Trailblazers to the 3A state semifinals with 39 tackles and one interception as a sophomore. He was named to the first team of the District 4-3A and honorable mention of the 3A all-state.

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Curley was classified by Rivals.com as the No. 12 prospect in Louisiana and as the nation's No. 23 cornerback and No. 181 overall prospect. He was also rated as the No. 32  overall recruit in the country by 247Sports, who also included him in their composite rankings as the No. 238 recruit overall. Curley Reed was also ranked by ESPN as the No. 13 prospect in Louisiana, the No. 17 safety in the nation, and the No. 272 prospect overall; he also played basketball and ran track at LCCP.

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Curley has not played in a game during the 2023 season for the Washington Huskies.

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