CAREER HIGHS Receptions: 2 2x, vs. New Mexico (2012)*
Yards: 17 2x, vs. New Mexico (2012)*
Touchdowns: 1, vs. Minnesota (2012)
Longest Reception: 13, vs. Minnesota (2012)
All-Purpose Yards: 17 2x, vs. New Mexico (2012)*
* Indicates most recent high
2012 Played in six games (0 starts) with six receptions, 58 yards and one touchdown... averaged 9.7 yards/reception... caught at least one pass in 4-of-6 games played... made his first catch since Week 3 with a 13-yard touchdown reception from back-up quarterback Michael Brewer in the first quarter against Minnesota (12/28) in the Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas at Reliant Stadium... caught two passes for 17 yards against New Mexico (9/15)... tallied two receptions for 17 yards at Texas State (9/8)... caught one pass for 11 yards in career debut against Northwestern State (9/1) in the season opener.
2011 Redshirt season.
HIGH SCHOOL Brenham High School in Brenham, Texas... four-star prospect by Rivals ... three-star by Scout and ESPN.com ... No. 33 wide receiver in the nation (Rivals) ... No. 39 player in Texas according to Rivals ... caught 97 passes for 1,389 yards and 14 touchdowns while at Brenham High School ... named first team all-district and first team all-region... tabbed All-Brazos Valley... 58 receptions for 814 yards and 10 touchdowns in 2009 ... helped lead his high school to the Class 4A Division II state championship game in 2009 ... medaled twice in the state track and field meet, placing third in high jump in 2010 and second in triple jump in 2009... High School Coach: Glen West.
PERSONAL Derek Jerome Edwards... born February 1, 1993, in Brenham, Texas... son of Artis and Windgale Edwards... has an older sister, Kenya, and two brothers, Artis and Dennis... brother, Aritis, played football at Sam Houston State... enjoys playing soccer... majoring in mass communications at Texas Tech.