Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
Football in the Spring
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Chelsea High School earned First Team All-State honors as a senior after rushing for 1,329 yards and 21 touchdowns on 204 carries led Chelsea to a 6-4 overall record in 2012 including a 5-1 mark in division play rushed for 1,584 yards and 18 scores as a junior Michigan state champion in the 100-meter (10.58) and 200-meter (21.37) dashes also a member of the winning 4x100 meter relay team at the junior Olympics coached by Bradford Bush earned a three-star ranking from Rivals.com and Scout.com rated as the No. 63 running back in the nation and the No. 15 overall prospect in Michigan by ESPN listed as the No. 13 overall prospect in Michigan by Rivals.com ranked as the No. 71 running back in the nation by Scout.com.
PERSONAL: Born March 7, 1995 son of Stanley and Carolyn Edwards has three siblings father, Stan, played college football at Michigan and spent six seasons in the NFL brother, Braylon, played wide receiver at Michigan and played for the New York Jets, Seattle, San Francisco and Cleveland in the NFL.