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    Shannon Edwards
    Shannon Edwards

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Bakersfield, Calif.

    High School:
    Ridgeview

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 191

    Position:
    DB

    Experience:
    3rd

    Shannon-Edwards-Bio-2014
    Last updated on July 14, 2014

    2013 (Sophomore): Played in all 13 games ... served on the special teams unit and as the defense's nickel back ... registered 13 tackles with nine solo stops ... posted a season-high three tackles in the season opener against Rutgers ... had two tackles in three other games, including each of the last two games of the season ... recorded a pass break up in the Mountain West Championship game versus Utah State.

    2012 (Freshman): Played in 12-of-13 games during his true freshman season ... recorded 11 tackles, 1.0 tackles for a loss, one sack and one forced fumble ... moved into the role as the nickel back towards the end of the season ... had a season-high four tackles against Hawai'i, Nov. 3 ... had a sack and forced fumble in the win over Colorado, Sept. 15.

    High School: Named first-team All-Area by the Bakersfield Californian as a wide receiver after senior season ... 2011 first-team South Yosemite League selection as a wide receiver ... caught 32 passes as a senior and led the area with 860 yards receiving and eight touchdowns ... also rushed for six touchdowns in 2011 and had three more scores on returns ... as a junior he was named to the all-league team as a cornerback after recording 45 tackles and one interception ... had 18 receptions for 370 yards and two touchdowns in 2010 ... was named the Overall MVP at the National Underclassmen Los Angeles Combine after his junior year.

    Personal: Born in Bakersfield, Calif. on June 12, 1994 ... son of Denise and Shannon, Sr., Edwards ... has two younger brothers, Cristian and Nicholas, and one younger sister, Hailee ... majoring in kinesiology-exercise science.

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