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#15 SaQwan Edwards
Position: Cornerback
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 189
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Other College: Blinn College
Experience: 2 Letters

NEW MEXICO: Made a successful switch from wide receiver to cornerback and was a starter on defensive in 2013 ... has ideal size and length for his position and has great hands that he know uses to break up passes and gain leverage on wide receivers in coverage ... has developed a confidence in his ability that will help him make more plays in 2014.

2013 (JUNIOR): Started in 11 games, missing the other while recovering from an injury ... tied for ninth in the nation in fumble recoveries with three, returning one for a touchdown against UTSA for his first career defensive touchdown and second overall ... finished the season with 42 tackles, two sacks, four pass breakups and an interception ... the interception came against in-state rival New Mexico State ... had a career-high seven tackles agaisnt Wyoming and a career-high five solo tackles against Fresno State.

2012 (SOPHOMORE) Played in eight games ... had six receptions for 71 yards ... also ran the ball five times for 19 yards and one touchdown in UNM's pistol offense ... best game came against Hawai'i on Oct. 13 in which he had one reception for a career-long 36 yards and had a six-yard TD run.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played one season (2011) for Blinn College, catching 30 passes for 567 yards and five touchdowns...Blinn reached the Mississippi Bowl in 2011, finishing with a 9-2 record and a No. 10 ranking in the final NJCAA poll...has three years of eligibility remaining..."He is a very talented football player, a good student and a good teammate," Blinn assistant coach Keith Browning says. "He comes from a great family and will represent the Lobo program the right way."...a three-star Rivals.com prospect...

HIGH SCHOOL: Recorded team highs with 43 receptions, 769 yards and eight TDs in 2009 as a senior for Manvel High School...had 18 receptions for a team-leading 348 yards with four TDs his junior year at Manvel...a two-time All-District 24-4A and All-County selection and an honorable-mention All-State WR his senior year...a regional qualifier in track and field in the 4-by-200 meters.

PERSONAL: Born May 13, 1992 in Houston, Texas...son of Doretha ... has three siblings, Daiqari, Mason, and Zion...favorite athlete is Chad Ochocinco ... interested in Kinesiology.

EDWARDS CAREER STATS

RushingG/GSAtt.GainLostNetAvg./CTDLongAvg./G
2012 8/0 5 19 0 19 3.8 1 6 2.4
ReceivingNo.YardsAvg.TDLongAvg./G
2012 6 71 11.8 0 36 8.9
Year G/GS UT AT Total Sacks TFL FF FR PBU Int.Yds Blk kick
2013 11/11 26 16 42 2.0 2.0 0 3 4 0 1

 

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