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Kendrick Edwards
Player Profile:
Kendrick Edwards 2871749
Position: WR
Height: 6'5"
Weight: 211
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
Other College: Arkansas
Experience: Redshirt

2017:  Played in all 12 games, including one as a starter (at SMU), and recorded 38 receptions for 434 yards and three touchdowns . . . 38 receptions were the fourth most on the squad, while his 434 yards ranked as the fifth most on the team . . . Caught at least one pass in every game and had multiple receptions in eight outings, including a career-high eight for a career-best 100 yards and a touchdown against Nebraska . . . Also had five catches, his second most of the year, for 56 yards against Middle Tennessee in the Camellia Bowl . . . Finished the ULM game with three catches for 64 yards, which was one of three outings in which he recorded at least 50 receiving yards . . . Hauled in six catches that covered at least 20 yards, including a career-long 38-yard reception at Nebraska . . . In addition to the Nebraska game, also hauled in one touchdown catch against Coastal Carolina and Texas State . . . Averaged 11.4 yards per catch . . . USA Today’s “Top Newcomers” preseason list (5 players) in the Sun Belt Conference . . . A-State Athletics Director’s Honor Roll member.


2016: 
Sat out the 2016 season due to NCAA transfer rules . . . Redshirted and participated on the scout team . . . A-State Athletics Director’s Honor Roll.


ARKANSAS:  Participated in 11 games as a true freshman . . . Tallied 70 yards on four receptions, one touchdown and a long reception of 28 yards . . . vs. Nicholls (Sept. 6): Hauled in one reception for 24 yards in Arkansas’ home-opening win . . . vs. No. 6 Texas A&M (Sept. 27): Captured one catch for 28 yards . . . vs. No. 10 Georgia (Oct. 18): Recorded first-career touchdown as a Razorback on a four-yard fade.


HIGH SCHOOL: Ranked as the No. 75 wide receiver in the nation by Scout.com . . . A three-star prospect by Scout, ESPN and 247Sports.com . . . The No. 92 wide receiver in the country and the No. 94 overall prospect from Florida according to 247Sports.com . . . As a senior, made 20 catches for 300 yards and six touchdowns while also playing quarterback in the Vikings’ Wing-T offense . . . In 2012, Miami Norland won eight games, including a four-game win streak that led to the regional semifinals, and caught 30 passes for 534 yards and 11 touchdowns . . . Caught 45 passes for 715 yards and 15 touchdowns for the Vikings’ undefeated 5A state champion team in 2011 . . . Played basketball and was an honor roll student while volunteering at Optimist Park and Sun Life Stadium . . . Coached by Daryle Heidelburg . . . Chose Arkansas over offers from Auburn, South Carolina, Louisville, Rutgers and Syracuse.


PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 23, 1994 . . . Son of Kendrick Edwards and Unica Holder . . . Communication Studies major.


EDWARDS’ CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

YEAR No. YDS AVG TD LG
2017 38 434 11.4 3 38
TOTALS 38 434 11.4 3 38

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