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  Miles Edwards

Miles Edwards

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sicklerville, N.J.

High School:
Winslow Township

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
WR

Birthdate:
07/04/1988

Last updated August 11, 2010

Has caught a pass in all but two games during his Southeast career...Is currently tied for third in career touchdown receptions (14) at Southeast.

2009: Saw action in 10 games and started six...Caught 26 passes for 368 yards, averaging 14.2 yards per reception...Led the team with four receiving touchdowns...Also ranked first on the team in receiving yards per game (36.8)...Matched a career-high two touchdowns, one of which went for a season-long 54 yards, against Southern Illinois (11/21)... Finished with a season-high 81 receiving yards vs. Quincy (9/3)...Made 19 receptions for 194 yards and two touchdowns in OVC games.

2008: Played in all 12 games and made seven starts as a wide receiver...Finished second on the team with 31 receptions for 432 yards and three touchdowns...Averaged 13.9 yards per catch...Established career-highs in receptions (10), receiving yards (204) yards and touchdowns (2) in the season-opener vs. Southwest Baptist (8/28)... Also caught an 80-yard TD pass -- the longest offensive play of the season -- and scored the decisive touchdown on a 23-yard reception in overtime against SBU...Fell eight yards shy of breaking the school's single-game record in receiving yards in that game... Caught two big passes and scored a touchdown at Indiana State (9/27)...His 14-yard reception set up the game-winning score against the Sycamores... Extended his streak of consecutive games with a catch to 21 with a 10- yard reception in the season-finale at Austin Peay (11/22).

2007: Named to the OVC All-Newcomer team after leading the Redhawks in receiving with 34 catches for 480 yards and seven touchdowns... Started each of the last five games of the season...Averaged 14.1 yards per catch...Was the second-leading scorer on the team with 42 points...Had a big game vs. Austin Peay, reaching season-highs in receptions (8), receiving yards (131) and touchdowns (3)...One of those catches came in the final two minutes to force a second overtime... Registered four catches for 82 yards and two touchdowns, scored the game-winning TD and had a season-long 53-yard catch in Southeast's comeback victory vs. Jacksonville State (11/17)...Scored first career TD on a 22-yard pass with seven seconds left in the first half vs. Indiana State (9/22)...Made first career catch at Cincinnati (8/30).

Prep: Second-Team All-Conference wide receiver at Winslow Township High School...Caught 42 passes for 563 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior...Selected to play in the Adam Taliaferro All- Star Game...Coached by Felton Jones...Led his track team to state titles in 2002 and 2003...Earned First-Team All-South Jersey honors in the hurdles and high jump...Posted a 6-6 mark in the high jump... Ran the 110-meter hurdles in 14.3 seconds and the 55-meter hurdles in 7.6 seconds.

Personal: Born July 4, 1988...Majoring in General Studies...Son of Miles and Monica Edwards...Worked with the same academic advisor that influenced NBA player Rasheed Wallace during high school... Enjoys art and listening to music.

 
 

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