Reggie Howard enters his first season with the Pirates after last playing in the XFL for the Los Angeles Wildcats in Spring 2020.
Howard appeared in four games for the Wildcats where he recorded seven tackles, one interception, and one fumble recovery.
Prior to his time in the XFL, Howard was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Los Angeles Chargers in April 2019. He was released by the Chargers in August 2019.
Howard originally attended Fort Scott Community College in Fort Scott, Kansas for his freshman and sophomore season in college.
He later transferred to the University of Toledo for his junior and senior seasons. He played in all 14 games for the University of Toledo Rockets during his junior year. In his senior season, he led his team in tackles for a loss with 15. His 4 sacks were good for second-best on the team.
Howard is a native of Cincinnati, Ohio.