Minnesota hosts UNLV at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 29
2014 FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 11 games and started two times rushed 30 times for 140 yards and two touchdowns. Game-by-Game: Rushed four times for 60 yards and two touchdowns (1 yard and 42 yard runs) as he made his Minnesota and collegiate debut against Eastern Illinois carried the ball six times for 17 yards against Middle Tennessee rushed three times for six yards at TCU carried the ball three times for nine yards against San Jose State competed at Michigan and against Northwestern and Purdue rushed one time for fourt yards at Illinois had eight carries for 35 yards against Iowa rushed two times for 11 yards at Nebraska played at Wisconsin.
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.