Lavar Edwards

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Lavar Edwards
No. 95     Dallas Cowboys
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-04-29) April 29, 1990 (age 24)
Place of birth: Gretna, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 278 lb (126 kg)
Career information
High school: Desire Street Academy
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 5 / Pick: 142
Debuted in 2013 for the Tennessee Titans
Career history
Roster status: Unrestricted Free Agent
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 1, 2014
Tackles 9
Quarterback sacks 0.0
Forced fumbles 0
Stats at

Lavar M. Edwards (born April 29, 1990) is an American football defensive end for the National Football League (NFL) who currently is a free agent. He played college football for Louisiana State University (LSU). He was drafted in the fifth round, 142 overall pick by the Tennessee Titans of the 2013 NFL Draft.

He was also a member of the Dallas Cowboys.

Early years[edit]

He attended Desire Street Academy high school. He was ranked among one of the top 40 prospects in the state of Louisiana by[1] During high school, He was named to the Baton Rouge Advocate's Super Dozen.[1]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight 40 Commit date
Lavar Edwards
Defensive end
Baton Rouge, Louisiana Desire Street Academy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 300 lb (140 kg) 4.9
(According to
Jan 26, 2008 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 23 (TE)   Rivals: 42 (DE), 33 (Louisiana)
  • ‡ Refers to 40 yard dash
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height, weight and 40 time.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


College career[edit]

While attending Louisiana State University, Edwards played for coach Les Miles' LSU Tigers football team from 2009 to 2012. He finished his college career with a total of 96 tackles, 10.5 sacks, two interceptions and two forced fumbles.[2] On January 25, 2013, he was selected to participate in the 2013 Senior Bowl.[3]

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Combine[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 4 in 277 lb 35 1/2 in 10 in 4.80 s 33.0 in 119 ft 0 in
All values from the NFL Combine [4]

Tennessee Titans[edit]

On August 30, 2014, the Tennessee Titans traded Edwards to the Dallas Cowboys for a conditional seventh round pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.[5]

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

The Dallas Cowboys waived Edwards on September 20, 2014.[6]


  1. ^ a b "Lavar Edwards LSU Tigers profile". 
  2. ^ "Lavar Edwards LSU Statistics". 
  3. ^ "Russell Shepard, Lavar Edwards Set for Senior Bowl". Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  4. ^ Lavar Edwards NFL Combine profile
  5. ^ Wyatt, Jim (August 30, 2014). "Titans cut Maikon Bonani, Moise Fokou; Edwards traded". Retrieved 2014-09-20. 
  6. ^ MacMahon, Tim (September 20, 2014). "LB Keith Smith moves up to 53-man roster". Retrieved 2014-09-20. 

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