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