Walk-on defensive back who is a standout on the Tiger kickoff team ... Enters fall camp on the depth chart at one cornerback position ... Wears No. 23 in practice, but switches to No. 2 for games, as No. 23 is retired at MU (Johnny Roland and Roger Wehrli).
Earned his first letter after playing in all 13 games on the special forces ... Had a superb game against Texas Tech, as he recorded 3 tackles on the kickoff squad, including one jarring stop that made the highlight reels ... Totaled 4 tackles on the season ... Named scout team MVP the week of the Eastern Illinois game.
Did not see any game action, but was a valuable member of the scout team each week in practice.
Spent redshirt freshman season on defensive scout team.
All-State defensive back and MVP of his team ... Unanimous Tri-county Conference 1st-team pick ... Three-time all-district selection ... Three-year letterwinner who totaled 314 tackles in his career ... Recorded five career interceptions, 24 pass break-ups, six caused fumbles and 10 fumble recoveries ... Doubled as a wide receiver, pulling in 42 receptions in his career for 944 yards and 8 TDs ... Played in the Lions All-Star Game and collected five tackles and a 43-yard interception return ... Also lettered in track and basketball ... Placed sixth in the state 3A long jump competition as a junior ... High school coach - Russell Burr.
Son of James and Linda Edwards ... Has three brothers and two sisters ... Two of his brothers are Mizzou graduates ... Born Jan. 18, 1982.
EDWARDS CAREER STATISTICS Tackles G-GS P-UN Tot. 2002 0-0 0-0 0 2003 13-0 1-3 4 Totals 13-0 1-3 4
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