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Gus Edwards
Player Profile:
Gus Edwards 1407742
Position: Running Back
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 225
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Staten Island, N.Y.
High School: Tottenville HS
Major: Liberal Arts
Experience: High School
2016 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in season opener against Florida A&M (Sept. 3) and totaled 106 rushing yards...Averaged 15.1 rushing yards on seven carries and scored first touchdown of season on career-long 74-yard run...Saw action against FAU (Sept. 10)...Rushed four times for 14 yards in road win at Appalachian State (Sept. 17).

2015 (Junior): Did not see any game action due to season-ending foot injury suffered during training camp...Received medical redshirt.

2014 (Sophomore): Saw action in 12 games...Totaled 349 rushing yards on 61 carries...Scored six touchdowns and averaged 5.7 yards per rush...Recorded four carries for 34 yards against FAMU, including first touchdown of season...Had 85 yards and one touchdown against Cincinnati...Ran for career-high 115 yards and two TDs against Virginia Tech, with scoring runs of three and 38 yards...Scored three-yard TD in bowl game.

2013 (True Freshman): Played in 12 games, seeing action at running back and on special teams...Rushed 338 yards and five TDs on 66 carries...Carried six times for  22 yards in  debut vs. FAU...Rushed for then-career high 113 yards and three TDs on 12 carries in rout over Savannah State...Had 53 yards on 10 carries in road win at USF, including career-long 29-yard run...Gained 22 yards on four carries in loss at Duke...Posted fourth TD of season at Pitt, finishing with 64 yards on 11 carries...Had touchdown in bowl game against Louisville.

High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN, 247Sports, Rivals and Scout...Rated as nation’s No. 1 fullback by Rivals...Rated No. 40 nationally among running backs by 247Sports and No. 46 by Scout...Led team to playoffs with 868 yards and 11 touchdowns on 104 attempts.

 EDWARDS CAREER STATISTICS - RUSHING
SEASON G-GS ATT YDS AVG TD LG
2016 3-0 11 120 10.9 1 74T
2014 12-0 61 349 5.7 6 40
2013 12-0 66 338 5.1 5 29
CAREER 27-0 138 807 5.8 12 74T