2017 (Jr.)—(Wore No. 9 as a junior) … He played in 11 games and started nine contests at nose tackle … Credited with 33 tackles, including three for losses and one sack … Added two tackles that allowed no gain, one third down stop and one quarterback pressure to his stat line … Played in 361 snaps from scrimmage … Opened his career posting four or more tackles in three of the first five games, the high being six stops at UCLA … Also recorded his first career sack in the UCLA game and posted two other tackles for losses against the Bruins ... Missed the Oregon State contest with an injury, but returned the next week and posted two tackles in 23 plays at No. 15 Washington State … Played in 43 snaps against No. 15 USC and had two tackles, including one for no gain … Season-high in snaps played was at Utah to end the season (49), when he had two tackles, one for a loss, a third down stop and quarterback hurry in the game … He enrolled in classes for the spring semester and participated in spring drills.
JUNIOR COLLEGE—Scout.com rated him as the No. 46 junior college prospect in nation ... He was a second-team All-Southwest Junior College Football Conference selection in 2016 as a sophomore and garnered honorable mention accolades his freshman season ... In eight games for the Buccaneers he recorded 24 tackles, two sacks and 3.5 tackles for losses while helping his team to a 5-4 record under coach Ryan Mahon ... He had a five-tackle performance at Trinity Valley Community College and a five-tackle plus one sack day against New Mexico Military Institute … His freshman year in nine games he recorded 29 tackles, including one for a loss … Posted seven tackles at Trinity Valley Community College, his season/career-game high during his junior college career.
HIGH SCHOOL—He garnered all-district accolades out for Aldine Davis High School as a senior in 2014 when he led his team to the first round of the playoffs ... Helped lead his team to a three-way tie for the bi-district championship ... He also was a member of the track and field team, competing in the discus.
ACADEMICS—He is majoring in Ethnic Studies at Colorado.
PERSONAL—He was born in Houston, Texas on Oct. 27, 1996 ... Enjoys spending time with his family ... His brother, Alonzo Edwards, received a football and basketball scholarship to Nebraska before transferring to North Texas where he finished out his career playing basketball and graduating in 2012 ... A cousin, Vernon Edwards, played defensive end at SMU and one season in the NFL with the San Diego Chargers in 1996 ... His uncle, Larry Woods, played six seasons in the NFL and appeared in 47 games on the defensive line with four different teams. (First name is pronounced ha-vee-air.)