At Columbia: Quick and explosive ... physical player who tackles well ... likely starter at left corner ... “Eugene is a good player with a great attitude,” notes Coach Wilson. “He does whatever he can do to help the team win.”
2006: Appeared in all 10 contests with six starts ... made 28 tackles for the season, including one for a loss vs. Penn ... named to the Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll team after blocking two field goal attempts in the season opener vs. Fordham ... returned an interception 47 yards vs. Georgetown ... also made five tackles vs. the Hoyas ... had an interception vs. Iona.
2005: Made season-high three tackles vs. Harvard ... returned kicks vs. Yale and Harvard.
At West Memphis High: All-state and three-time all-conference ... played safety and tailback ... in 2003, 142 carries for 1268 yds. and 15 TDs ... captain as a senior ... three letters ... team was state runner-up ... started at safety in the Arkansas East/West all-star game in 2004.
Personal: Majoring in mathematics ... interned at Manhattan Professional Group in the Empire State Building in summer 2007 ... pursuing a career in the finance industry but eventually looking to start his own business ... Eugene Antonio Edwards, b. 11/28/85 in West Memphis, Ark.