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Gus Edwards

position

Running Back

Height

6-2

Weight

225 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Staten Island, N.Y.

Major

Liberal Arts

High School

Tottenville HS

Gus Edwards - Football - University of Miami Athletics

2016 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in 11 games and made one start…Totaled 290 rushing yards on 59 carres, averaging 4.9 yards per carry…Scored one rushing touchdown…Saw action in season opener against Florida A&M (Sept. 3) and totaled 106 rushing yards…Averaged 15.1 rushing yards on seven carries and scored first touchdown of season on career-long 74-yard run…Saw action against FAU (Sept. 10)…Rushed four times for 14 yards in road win at Appalachian State (Sept. 17)…Carried two times for seven yards in win at Georgia Tech (Oct. 1)…Saw action against Florida State (Oct. 8) and North Carolina (Oct. 15)…Made first start of season at Notre Dame (Oct. 29) and totaled three carries…Rushed six times against Pittsburgh (Nov. 5)…Totaled 68 rushing yards on 11 carries in win at Virginia (Nov. 12)…68 rushing yards were second-most on team and most since season opener…Totaled 12 yards on five carries in win at NC State (Nov. 19)…Recorded 55 rushing yards on 11 carries in regular season finale win over Duke (Nov. 26)…Rushed 10 times in Russell Athletic Bowl victory over West Virginia (Dec. 28).
2015 (Junior): Did not see any game action due to season-ending foot injury suffered during training camp…Received medical redshirt.
2014 (Sophomore): Saw action in 12 games…Totaled 349 rushing yards on 61 carries…Scored six touchdowns and averaged 5.7 yards per rush…Recorded four carries for 34 yards against FAMU, including first touchdown of season…Had 85 yards and one touchdown against Cincinnati…Ran for career-high 115 yards and two TDs against Virginia Tech, with scoring runs of three and 38 yards…Scored three-yard TD in bowl game.
2013 (True Freshman): Played in 12 games, seeing action at running back and on special teams…Rushed 338 yards and five TDs on 66 carries…Carried six times for  22 yards in  debut vs. FAU…Rushed for then-career high 113 yards and three TDs on 12 carries in rout over Savannah State…Had 53 yards on 10 carries in road win at USF, including career-long 29-yard run…Gained 22 yards on four carries in loss at Duke…Posted fourth TD of season at Pitt, finishing with 64 yards on 11 carries…Had touchdown in bowl game against Louisville.
High School: Three-star recruit by ESPN, 247Sports, Rivals and Scout…Rated as nation’s No. 1 fullback by Rivals…Rated No. 40 nationally among running backs by 247Sports and No. 46 by Scout…Led team to playoffs with 868 yards and 11 touchdowns on 104 attempts.

 EDWARDS CAREER STATISTICS – RUSHING
SEASON G-GS ATT YDS AVG TD LG
2016 11-1 59 290 4.9 1 74T
2014 12-0 61 349 5.7 6 40
2013 12-0 66 338 5.1 5 29
CAREER 35-1 186 977 5.3 12 74T