Bowden declined to say why Reed was suspended, but said it was only for one game.
A source within the program said that Reed was suspended because he missed class and violated the school's new academic policy.
"He's out," Bowden said. "I wanted to keep it a secret ... that's something you really wouldn't like the opponent to know that."
Reed, a freshman, has caught 12 passes for 208 yards and has developed into a versatile playmaker for the Seminoles.
He is used as a receiver (17.3 yards per catch), running back (11 yards per carry), and on kickoff returns (22 yards per return ). He is averaging 67.83 all-purpose yards per game but hasn't played more than five plays in the past four games.
Heather Dinich is a college football reporter for ESPN.com.