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    Garrett Edwards
    20 Garrett Edwards
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Downers Grove, Ill.

    High School:
    North

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 210

    Position:
    DB

    Birthdate:
    12/18/1987

    Experience:
    2-2

    2009: Ranked 14th in the Big Ten in tackles with 7.2 per game ... Played in and started 11 games ... Had five tackles and first career interception in the season finale vs. Fresno State ... Led team with seven tackles, all solo stops at No. 5 Cincinnati ... Had a career-best 12 tackles against Northwestern ... Registered seven tackles, including a quarterback sack and a pass broken up in win over Minnesota ... Posted seven tackles in win over Michigan ... Had seven tackles, including six solo stops and a pass break up at Purdue ... Missed the Indiana game with a neck injury ...Had four solo tackles against Michigan State ... Recorded eighth tackles against Penn State ... Posted seven tackles at Ohio State ... Led team in tackles with eight, while also forcing a fumble and breaking up a pass in home opener against Illinois State ... Compiled seven tackles in the season opener against Missouri.

    2008: Played in 10 games, starting five ... Posted a career high six tackles in the season finale at Northwestern ... Had four solo tackles against Iowa ... Tallied three tackles against Indiana ... Had one solo tackle at Michigan ... Recorded two solo tackles at Penn State ... Had one solo tackle against Louisiana Lafayette ... Had two tackles, one solo, against Eastern Illinois.

    2007: Played in the first five games of the season, logging 56 snaps, 55 on special teams.

    2006: Redshirted the 2006 season.

    High School: 2005 Chicago Tribune first-team All-State ... Chicago Sun-Times All-State ... Chicago Sun-Times All-Area ... Champaign News-Gazette All-State ... PrepStar All-Midwest Region ... West Suburban Silver Conference Player of the Year ... 2004 Chicago Tribune second-team All-State ... Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... Ranked the 13th best recruit in Illinois by Rivals.com ... Three-year varsity starter ... Played running back, wide receiver, free safety and quarterback in high school ... Part of 2004 8A State Championship team ... Tallied 3,208 career rushing yards and 1,700 career passing yards ... Returned three punts and three kickoffs for touchdowns in career ... Six career interceptions ... In 2004, rushed for 1,700 yards and 25 touchdowns ... Passed for 900 yards and 11 touchdowns ... All-Conference basketball selection ... High school coach was John Wander ... Chose Illinois over Purdue and Iowa State.

    Personal: Full given name is Garrett James Edwards ... Born Dec. 18, 1987 ... Son of Kim and Tom Edwards ... Majoring in speech communications ... Has two brothers and one sister ... Two uncles played college football, Ron Leoni (Illinois) and Dave Edwards (Indiana) ... Biggest sports thrill was winning the state championship ... Favorite athlete is Shaun Alexander ... Born in Orange County, Calif.


    Career Highs:

    Tackles: 12 vs. Northwestern, 11/14/09
    Solos: 7 vs. Illinois State, 9/12/09 and vs. Northwestern, 11/14/09
    TFLs: 0.5 at Minnesota, 11/7/09
    Fumble Recovery: 1 vs. Illinois State, 9/12/09
    PBU: 1 vs. Illinois State, 9/12/09 and vs. Michigan State, 10/10/09


    Edwards' Statistics:

    Season Totals Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Year no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    2007 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2008 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
    TOTALS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12

    Season Totals Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Year solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    2007 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2008 15 5 20 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    2009 52 27 79 0.5 3 0.5 3 0 1 0 1 12 1 4 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    TOTALS 68 32 100 0.5 3 0.5 3 0 1 0 1 12 1 4 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2009 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12

    Games played: 11
    All-purpose yds./game: 1.1

    2009 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sept. 5, 2009 vs. Missouri 3 4 7 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 12, 2009 ILLINOIS STATE 7 1 8 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sept. 26, 2009 at Ohio State 5 2 7 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 3, 2009 PENN STATE 4 4 8 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 10, 2009 MICHIGAN STATE 4 0 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 24, 2009 at Purdue 6 1 7 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 31, 2009 MICHIGAN 5 2 7 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 7, 2009 at Minnesota 2 5 7 0.5 3 0.5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 14, 2009 NORTHWESTERN 7 5 12 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov. 27, 2009 at Cincinnati 7 0 7 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Dec. 5, 2009 FRESNO STATE 2 3 5 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2008 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Aug 30, 2008 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 06, 2008 EASTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct. 18, 2008 INDIANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 10

    2008 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Aug 30, 2008 vs. Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 06, 2008 EASTERN ILLINOIS 1 1 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 13, 2008 LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 27, 2008 at Penn State 2 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 4, 2008 at Michigan 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 11, 2008 MINNESOTA 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 18, 2008 INDIANA 1 2 3 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Oct 25, 2008 at Wisconsin 0 1 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 1, 2008 IOWA 4 0 4 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Nov 22, 2008 at Northwestern 5 1 6 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    2007 Rushing Receiving Passing Kick Ret Punt Ret all
    Date Opponent no. yds td lg no. yds td lg c-a-i yds td lg no. yds td lg no. yds td lg purp
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    Jan 1, 2008 vs. USC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

    Games played: 6

    2007 Tackles Sacks Fumble Int pass blkd PAT PAT
    Date Opponent solo ast total tfl yds no. yds ff fr yds no. yds qbh brup kick kicks rush rcv saf pts
    Sep 01, 2007 vs Missouri 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 08, 2007 WESTERN ILLINOIS 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 15, 2007 at Syracuse 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 22, 2007 at Indiana 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Sep 29, 2007 PENN STATE 0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0
    Jan 1, 2008 vs. USC 1 0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0


    (updated 12/18/09)

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