Terrence Edwards

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Terrence Edwards
Retired
Date of birth: (1979-04-20) April 20, 1979 (age 35)
Place of birth: Tennille, Georgia
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: International
Position(s): WR
Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight: 171 lb (78 kg)
College: Georgia
Organizations
As player:
2003
2005
2005-2006
2007-2013

Atlanta Falcons
Toronto Argonauts*
Montreal Alouettes
Winnipeg Blue Bombers

*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star: 2007, 2010
CFL East All-Star: 2007, 2010, 2011
Career stats
Playing stats at CFL.ca
Playing stats at NFL.com

Terrence Edwards (born April 20, 1979 in Tennille, Georgia) is a retired Canadian football wide receiver who played for nine seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was originally signed by the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at Georgia.

He is the younger brother of Robert Edwards, a former first-round pick of the New England Patriots and a former member of the Toronto Argonauts and Montreal Alouettes.

College career[edit]

Like his older brother, Terrence Edwards attended the University of Georgia, where he played from 1999 to 2002. In his career, he caught 204 passes for 3,093 yards and 30 touchdowns. His yardage total is an SEC record and his 204 receptions rank second all-time in the conference. As a senior in 2002, he caught 59 passes for 1,004 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Professional career[edit]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2003 NFL Draft, Edwards signed with the Atlanta Falcons on April 29, 2003. Despite missing the team's final preseason game due to injury, Edwards made the team out of training camp. He was active for six games during the regular season, making his debut on September 28 against the Carolina Panthers. His first and only NFL reception to date came on November 30—a 10-yard grab against the Houston Texans from quarterback Doug Johnson.

A groin injury sidelined Edwards during most of the 2004 preseason, and he was released prior to the regular season. He has yet to reappear in the NFL, and his career stats include one reception for ten yards, one punt return for two yards and one solo tackle.

CFL career[edit]

After spending the 2004 NFL season out of football, Edwards signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League and went to training camp with the team. He was later released and picked up by the Montreal Alouettes later in the season, for whom he caught six passes for 44 yards in two games.

In 2006 with Montreal, Edwards caught 33 passes for 393 yards and a touchdown. He also carried the ball twice for 18 yards.

Edwards signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on May 24, 2007. This would prove to be his breakout season in the CFL, as he was the league's fifth leading receiver in receptions (80), second in yards (1,280) and tied for second in touchdown receptions (9). He then won his third East Division All-Star award for his performances during the 2011 Winnipeg Blue Bombers season.[1] Despite being 33 years old when the 2012 season begins, Edwards continued production and quality leadership lead the Bombers to extend his contract for an additional 2 years on April 16, 2012. [2]

On February 18, 2014, Edwards announced his retirement from professional football.[3]

Statistics[edit]

Receiving   Regular season   Post-season
Year Team Games No. Yards Avg Long TD Games No. Yards Avg Long TD
2005 MTL 2 6 44 7.3 12 0 Did not dress
2006 MTL 9 33 393 11.9 36 1 2 5 27 5.4 11 0
2007 WPG 18 80 1,280 16.0 67 9 3 13 120 9.2 30 0
2008 WPG 15 76 1,010 13.3 64 7 Did not dress
2009 WPG 16 52 816 15.7 57 5 Team did not qualify
2010 WPG 18 78 1,372 17.6 90 12 Team did not qualify
2011 WPG 18 66 1,124 17.0 63 8 2 11 163 14.8 36 1
2012 WPG 16 70 1,049 15.0 50 4 Team did not qualify
2013 WPG 13 47 549 11.7 60 1 Team did not qualify
MTL totals 11 39 437 11.2 36 1 2 5 27 5.4 11 0
WPG totals 103 469 7,200 15.4 90 46 5 24 283 11.8 36 1
CFL totals 114 508 7,637 15.0 90 47 7 29 310 10.7 36 1

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