Ed Rannell Reynolds played college football at the University of Virginia before moving to the NFL. He played from 1983 to 1992 with the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. During his football career, Reynolds served in the Army Reserves as an infantry officer/weapons expert, and oversaw training, operations, and security procedures for the 80th Division. After his playing career, Reynolds devoted 12 seasons with the NFL league office in operations and security. In 2009, Reynolds joined the United Football League as vice president, administration, and special assistant to the commissioner. Reynolds currently serves as the community development director for Hickory Grove Baptist Church. He has four sons, one of whom currently plays with the Philadelphia Eagles.