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#47 Tyler Edwards
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 237 lbs.
Class: Freshman
Experience: Redshirt
City/State: Monroe, La.
High School: Ouachita Parish HS
Major: General Studies
Born: 12/01/1988
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Tyler Edwards Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 01/09/2013

CAREER
Played in 39 games during LSU career, catching one pass for 10 yards ... Ineligible to compete as a senior in 2012 ... ... Brother of former LSU standout Eric Edwards, who was the starting tight end on the Tigers' 2003 national title team.

SENIOR SEASON (2012)
Ruled ineligible prior to the start of the 2012 season and did not see any game action.

JUNIOR SEASON (2011)
Reserve tight end who played in all 13 games with no starts ... Did not make any catches ... An excellent blocker who contributed to goalline plays and short-yardage situations as a tight end or H-back.
 
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010)
Reserve tight end who played in all 13 games with no starts ... Recorded his first career reception as a Tiger in the Cotton Bowl against Texas A&M with a 10-yard catch late in the fourth quarter ... Contributed to goalline plays and situations as a tight end or H-back.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
Reserve tight end ... Played in 13 games with one start ... First career start came at Ole Miss ... Did not record any offensive statistics in 2009 ... Saw offensive contributions increase as the season progressed ... Took advantage of late-season injuries to Richard Dickson and Mitch Joseph by performing well and thus earning more playing time.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2008)
Redshirted as a true freshman for the Tigers in 2008.

HIGH SCHOOL
One of the nation's top tight end prospects, earning SuperPrep All-America honors ... Rated by ESPN.com as the nation's No. 6 tight end ... Member of the ESPN.com 150 ... Rated as a four-star tight end and as the nation's No. 26 player at that position by Rivals.com ... The No. 5 rated prospect in Louisiana by Rivals.com ... Member of the Rivals250, the Atlantic Journal Constitution Super Southern 100 and 2008 Baton Rouge Advocate Super Dozen ... Played in Under Armour All-State Game ... Selected as a first team all-state tight end for two consecutive years ... Recorded 19 receptions for 213 yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... As a junior, he finished the season with 23 receptions for 360 yards and four touchdowns ... Coached by John Carr.

PERSONAL
Full name is Tyler Matthew Edwards ... Born Dec. 1, 1988, in Monroe, La. ... Parents are Tim Edwards and Mary Jarrell ... Has two siblings - Eric and Erin ... Majoring in general studies.

CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 1 vs. Texas A&M, 2010
Yards: 10 vs. Texas A&M, 2010
Touchdowns: 0
Long: 10 vs. Texas A&M, 2010

EDWARDS' CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

Year
G-GS
No.
Yds.
TD
LG

2008

Redshirt Season

2009

13-1

0

0

0

0

2010

13-0

1

10

0

10

2011

13-0

0

0

0

0

2012

-

-

-

-

-

TOTALS

39-1

1

10

0

10

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