2011 All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... All-Big 12 honorable mention (AP)... All-Big 12 third team (Phil Steele)... All-Big 12 Midseason second team (Phil Steele)... Played in 12 games (12 starts) all at left guard on the offensive line... finished career making 35 starts on the offensive line, including 33 consecutive starts to complete his Texas Tech career.
2010 All-Big 12 second team (Coaches)... All-Big 12 second team (Phil Steele)... All-Big 12 second team (Rivals.com)... All-Big 12 second team (San Antonio Express-News)... All-Big 12 second team (Dallas Morning News)... played in 13 games (13 starts) all at left guard on the offensive line.
2009 Started 10 games during the season at left guard ... streak of six-straight starts dating back to Nebraska ... became a dependable starter.
2008 Backup offensive lineman ... appeared in six games.
2007 Redshirt season ... scout team member.
HIGH SCHOOL Brownsboro High School in Brownsboro, Texas ... a first-team All-State selection for Class 3A after piling up 75 pancakes for a Brownsboro team that finished 10-4 and averaged 32 points per game on offense ... an experienced run blocker, helped pave the way for a Bears rushing attack that racked up 3,343 yards on the ground in 14 contests and averaged 339 yards of total offense per game ... a four-star prospect by Scout.com and ranked by the recruiting service as the No. 18 offensive guard in the country ... a four-star prospect rated the No. 7 offensive lineman and the No. 32 overall player on Rivals' Texas Top 100 for 2007 ... also ranked as the No. 24 offensive tackle in the nation by Rivals ... the No. 42 overall prospect in the state on SuperPrep's `Texas 102' for 2007 ... named the District 14-3A Offensive Lineman of the Year by TexasPrepXtra.com ... a Velocity/PrepStar Magzine All-Region selection ... a member of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's exclusive `Fabulous 44', a list featuring the top high school players in Texas ... the No. 45 overall recruit in the state according to the San Antonio Express-News ... also a second-team All-State choice as a junior in 2005 ... chose Texas Tech over Baylor, Georgia, LSU and Oklahoma State ... High School Coach: John Settle.
Lonnie Edwards ... born August 3, 1988, in Tyler, Texas ... son of Misti Smart and Loyd and Stephanie Edwards ... step-mother, Stephanie, graduated from Texas Tech ... has three brothers and two sisters ... enjoys hunting, fishing and anything outdoors ... majoring in exercise and sports sciences.