Keith Reaser was a two-star cornerback prospect coming out of Killian High School in Miami, Florida. He turned down offers from N.C. State, Temple, Central Michigan and Florida International to attend Florida Atlantic. Reaser was redshirted in 2009 before playing in 10 games (three starts) as a freshman. He started every game of his sophomore campaign and totaled 61 tackles, two interceptions and nine pass deflections. He started every game in 2012, recording 45 tackles and two interceptions. He started six games in 2013 before tearing his left ACL.