After a season spent picking the losers for a hobby, Reese considered his options during the off-season.
He appeared in seven games with California that season before spending the entire 1982 season in the minors.
He was called by the Bears early that season, left school and spent five weeks on the practice squad before being cut again.
The next two seasons he spent at U'Craiova, returning after 7 years.
And the season, even earlier, he spent isolated on a sleeping porch recovering from tuberculosis.
The next two seasons he spent with the New England Patriots.
His first season he spent with Daugava reserves where he was team leader.
He played 42 games in two and a half seasons spent there.
Then spent one season with the Chicago Bears in 2001.
His most prominent seasons were those spent in Pogoń.