Playing in all sixteen games as a rookie, Reasons started 11 of those games. He picked off two passes and recovered 3 fumbles, a relatively high amount. In his sophomore campaign with the Giants, Reasons proved his mettle and started 15 of the teams 16 games at linebacker.
Number 55 was a key member of the Giants squad which took home the team's first Super Bowl Championship in 1986, starting all three postseason games at linebacker. In addition, Reasons played in all three playoff contests in their second Super Bowl Championship run in 1990, starting one.
One of the most famous Giants plays of all-time saw Gary Reasons make a tremendous play at the goal line to help Big Blue to victory in a December, 1989 game against the Denver Broncos, en route to the NFC East Championship.
Did you know...........Reasons is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame?