Marcus Edwards
Marcus  Edwards


Oakland, Calif.

Last College:
South Florida

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Wide Receiver



Saw his first action as an Aztec in 2004 after transferring from South Florida ... Will battle for starting duties in the fall ... Was impressive during 2005 spring drills, displaying the ability to make the big play.

2004: Ended the season with five catches covering 24 yards ... Had the first receptions of his career with two catches against Nevada ... Had a nine-yard reception at Wyoming and a five-yard grab vs. Brigham Young.

2003: Sat out the season due to NCAA transfer guidelines.

2002: Earned a varsity letter at USF as a freshman.

2001: Redshirted his first year at South Florida.

High School: A member of the prestigious Florida all-state team after he caught 58 passes for 1,042 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior ... Played at Clearwater Central Catholic High School during his final year of high school ... Ranked as the No. 5 receiving prospect in Tampa and the St. Petersburg Times listed him as the No. 25 player, regardless of position ... A first-team all-county selection ... Also played safety ... Team finished with a 10-2 record and reached the second round of the state playoffs ... Spent his junior season at Tampa Catholic High School after relocating to Florida from California ... High school team's offensive most valuable player.

Personal: Born Dec. 13, 1981, in Oakland ... Son of Herman and Lia Edwards ... Father played football at San Diego State and is the head coach of the New York Jets ... Majoring in sociology ... Is considering a career in coaching when his playing career is complete.

Edwards' Career Defensive Stats

	G	No.	Yds.	TD	Avg.
2004	8	5	24	0	3.0

Career Highs Receptions: 2 vs. Nevada (9/25/04); Receiving Yards: 10 vs. Nevada (9/25/04); Long Reception: 9 at Wyoming (10/9/04)

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