Trey Edmunds

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Trey Edmunds
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Edmunds in 2019
No. 33 – Pittsburgh Steelers
Position:Running back
Personal information
Born: (1994-12-30) December 30, 1994 (age 24)
Danville, Virginia
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:223 lb (101 kg)
Career information
High school:Dan River (Ringgold, Virginia)
College:Maryland
Undrafted:2017
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career NFL statistics as of Week 9, 2019
Rushing attempts:22
Rushing yards:121
Rushing touchdowns:1
Interception:1
Player stats at NFL.com

Ferrell Edmunds III (born December 30, 1994), known as Trey Edmunds, is an American football running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Virginia Tech and Maryland and signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent in 2017.

Early years[edit]

Edmunds attended and played high school football at Dan River High School.[1]

College career[edit]

Edmunds attended and played college football at Virginia Tech from 2013 to 2015 and Maryland in 2016.[2] He made his collegiate debut against Alabama and had 20 carries for 132 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown in the loss.[3] In the 2013 season, he had 675 rushing yards and ten rushing touchdowns to go along with 17 receptions for 155 receiving yards and two receiving touchdowns.[4] In the 2014 season, he appeared in five games and had 21 carries for 97 rushing yards.[5] In the 2015 season, he appeared in ten games and had 47 carries for 185 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns.[6] In the 2016 season, his only with Maryland, he had 26 carries for 158 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.[7]

Collegiate statistics[edit]

Year Team GP Rushing Receiving
Rush Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD
2013 Virginia Tech 12 166 675 4.1 10 17 155 9.1 2
2014 Virginia Tech 5 21 97 4.6 0 2 –5 –2.5 0
2015 Virginia Tech 10 47 185 3.9 3 1 8 8.0 0
2016 Maryland 5 26 158 6.1 1 1 14 14.0 0
Total 32 260 1,115 4.3 14 21 172 8.2 2

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 0 58 in
(1.84 m)
223 lb
(101 kg)
4.48 s 1.58 s 2.58 s 7.25 s 35 12 in
(0.90 m)
10 ft 2 in
(3.10 m)
14 reps
All values from NFL Combine.[8]

New Orleans Saints[edit]

Edmunds signed with the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted free agent on May 15, 2017.[9]

On September 11, 2017, in the season opener against the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football, Edmunds had one kickoff return for 22 yards in his NFL debut.[10] On November 12, 2017, he recorded his first career touchdown against the Buffalo Bills, running it in for 41 yards in the 47–10 victory.[11] Overall, in his rookie season, he finished with nine carries for 48 rushing yards and a rushing touchdown.[12]

Edmunds was waived by the Saints on September 3, 2018.[13]

Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

On September 5, 2018, Edmunds was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers' practice squad, reuniting him with his brother Terrell.[14] He was promoted to the active roster on December 4, 2018.[15]

On August 31, 2019, Edmunds was waived by the Steelers and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[16][17] He was promoted to the active roster on October 11, 2019.[18] In week 10 against the Los Angeles Rams, Edmunds recorded an interception off punter Johnny Hekker on a pass attempt during a fake punt in the 17–12 win. [19]

Personal life[edit]

Edmunds' brothers, Terrell and Tremaine, played college football at Virginia Tech.[20][21] His father, Ferrell Edmunds, was a two-time Pro Bowler, and his younger brothers were the first pair of brothers to ever be drafted in the first round of the same NFL draft.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anstaett, Colter. "Dan River High School grad, NFL running back Trey Edmunds..." WSLS. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  2. ^ "Trey Edmunds College Stats". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  3. ^ "Alabama vs Virginia Tech Box Score, August 31, 2013". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  4. ^ "Trey Edmunds 2013 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  5. ^ "Trey Edmunds 2014 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  6. ^ "Trey Edmunds 2015 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  7. ^ "Trey Edmunds 2016 Game Log". College Football at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  8. ^ [1]
  9. ^ "Saints Announce Roster Moves After Rookie Minicamp". NewOrleansSaints.com. May 15, 2017. Retrieved September 9, 2017.
  10. ^ "New Orleans Saints at Minnesota Vikings - September 11th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved October 7, 2017.
  11. ^ "New Orleans Saints at Buffalo Bills - November 12th, 2017". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  12. ^ "Trey Edmunds 2017 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  13. ^ Sigler, Josh (September 3, 2018). "Saints re-sign OL Josh LeRibeus, release RB/FB Trey Edmunds". saintswire.usatoday.com.
  14. ^ "Pittburgh Steelers sign RB Trey Edmunds to practice squad". 247sports.com. September 5, 2018.
  15. ^ "Steelers promote RB Edmunds". Steelers.com. December 4, 2018.
  16. ^ "Steelers make roster cuts". Steelers.com. August 31, 2019.
  17. ^ "Steelers announce 2019 practice squad". Steelers.com. September 1, 2019.
  18. ^ Varley, Teresa (October 11, 2019). "Steelers activate Lynch, Edmunds". Steelers.com.
  19. ^ "Steelers defense leads way in 17-12 win over Rams". www.espn.com. November 10, 2019. Retrieved November 10, 2019.
  20. ^ "Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds keep Virginia Tech football a family affair". WashingtonPost.com. October 26, 2016.
  21. ^ "Edmunds brothers keep tradition alive on Virginia Tech defense". ESPN.com. October 27, 2016.
  22. ^ "Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds are first brothers drafted in first round". ESPN. April 27, 2018. Retrieved April 27, 2018.

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