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  Jeff Edwards
Jeff Edwards

Player Profile
Hometown:
Atlanta, GA

High School:
Marist HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 290

Position:
OT

Experience:
2002-06


Getting To Know Jeff Edwards

At Stanford: Now a fifth-year senior, Jeff enters the 2006 campaign as the team's most experienced offensive lineman ... Started 33 games at three different positions on the offensive line during his four seasons of action on The Farm, including eight at right guard in 2003, 14 at right tackle in 2004 and '05 and four at left tackle in 2005 and seven games in 2006 ... He is a three-year letterwinner who is expected to hold down the starting assignment at right tackle in 2006.
Career Statistics

The 2006 Season: Returned to the starting lineup for one game at Washington but has not started four of the last five games.
Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2005 Season: Started seven games in 2006, the first four at left tackle and final three at right tackle ... Third straight season in the starting lineup and third consecutive varsity letter ... Stanford's starting left tackle vs. Navy, UC Davis, Oregon and Washington State ... He was the team's starter at right tackle against Oregon State, California and Notre Dame.
Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2004 Season: Second straight season in the starting lineup, Jeff started all 11 games at right tackle after playing guard in '03 ... One of the team's mainstays on the offensive line ... Steady, consistent player who showed great improvement as the season progressed.
Game-By-Game Statistics

The 2003 Season: Stanford's starting right guard the first eight games of the season ... An injury forced him to miss the final three games of the year ... In his first season of playing college football, Jeff proved that he has the ability and toughness to succeed at this level ... He was one of the team's best offensive lineman at the time of his injury.

The 2002 Season: Did not play in 2002 as a true freshman offensive tackle.

In High School: Talented offensive lineman who was named an All-American by PrepStar, All-Dixie by SuperPrep and All-Southeast by Tom Lemming's Report ... Attended Marist High School in Atlanta ... High school teammate of former Cardinal Leigh Torrence ... Three-year starter ... Named All-County his junior and senior seasons and All-State following his junior season ... Four-year letterman in basketball, two-year starter and team captain.

Personal Information: Political Science major with a minor in History ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Getting To Know Jeff Edwards

Nickname: Jedwards, Nasty, Beefcake, Marmot
What people don't know about me is: I love classical architecture - especially the Baroque period
The reason I love football is: Team sport
I pattern my play after: Kirk Chambers
For me to improve as a person, I need to: Strive for perfection
My favorite pre-game ritual is: Listening to music
My greatest athletic moment is: Playing in the newly renovated Stanford Stadium
The biggest thrill in my life to date is: Getting into Stanford
The teammate I admire the most is: Trent Edwards
My favorite stadium in which to play is: Sun Devil Stadium (ASU) or LaVell Edwards Stadium (BYU)
The toughest player I have faced in college is: Haloti Ngata
A friend from another college football team is: Sean McVay (Miami of Ohio)
The reason I chose Stanford University is: Best of both worlds
Since coming to Stanford, I have learned: You can always work harder...
What sets Stanford apart from other college football programs: No rest ... Sometimes the competition in the classroom is harder than on the field
The sports team I followed when I was younger: Atlanta Braves
When I played football as a kid, I pretended to be: Quarterback
The athlete I admire most is: John Lynch
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: Julius Caesar
The three people in history I admire most are: Jesus, Vince Lombardi, Ronald Reagan
Best book I have read: The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman
Favorite Food: Cheese
Least Favorite Food: Asparagus
Favorite Movie: Ice Age
Favorite TV Show: CSI
If a movie were made of my life, I would have the following actor play me: Barry Pepper
My ultimate SportsCenter highlight would be: Scoring a touchdown and the high comedy that would follow shortly thereafter
Favorite musical group or performer: Too many to name; currently listening to Panic! At the Disco
If I were not playing college football, I would be: A lot skinnier
After my Stanford career, I'd like to be remembered as: Hard working
The best advice I ever received was: "We all get 24 hours in a day; it's the only thing that's equal. It is up to us as to what we do with those 24 hours."
- Sam Huff
The person who had the greatest influence on my life: My parents
One moment in history I wish I could have seen: Gladiatorial combat
The place I'd most like to visit: Australia or New Zealand
The favorite place I've visited: Paris
Ten years from now, I'd like to be: Successful
My advice to youngsters: "Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn't work hard."
If I won $1 million, I would: Engage in a little day trading

Last Updated: January 10, 2007


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