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- Willie Edwards
Willie Edwards

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Mobile, Ala.

High School:
LeFlore HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 215

Position:
Wide Receiver

Birthdate:
03/01/1985

Experience:
1L



Hopes to make a successful return to field after missing much of last two seasons due to health issues ... has excellent size at wide receiver position ... had outstanding spring practice and is listed No. 2 at "X" wide receiver position coming out of spring practice.

2005: Did not see any action for the Blazers.

2004: Missed most of season due to health problem and did not have any statistics.

2003: Did not see any action and was redshirted ... tabbed to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 2003-04.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended LeFlore High School ... a two-way player for coach Gregory Quinney ... member of the all-region team as a senior ... was team MVP as a senior ... in 2002, recorded 42 catches for 770 yards and nine TDs ... also totaled 25 tackles and 4 sacks at defensive back his senior year ... LeFlore finished 3-7 overall in 2002 ... a three-year starter and a four-year letterwinner ... was an excellent basketball player who competed in the 2002 North/South All-Star game ... lettered in basketball for three years and track his last two years.

PERSONAL: Born March 1, 1985 at Eight Mile, Ala. ... son of Patricia Edwards ... major is communication studies.