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Terrence Edwards
Terrence  Edwards

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tennille, Ga.

High School:
Washington County

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 171

Position:
SE

Birthdate:
04/20/1979

Experience:
3VL

High School: Washington County...USA Today All-USA Honorable Mention....named AA All-State First Team by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the Georgia Sports Writers Association...chosen one of the Super Eleven, Super Southern 100 and Top 50 in Georgia by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution....named to Macon Telegraph's Sweet 16....Georgia Sports Writers Association Class AA Player of the Year...named to 1998 Fox Sports South Countdown To Signing Day All-South Second Team Offense....CNN-SI Top 100 Players in the Nation....Macon Telegraph's All Middle Georgia and Player of the Year...Augusta Chronicle's All CSRA...Dublin Courier Herald's Heart of Georgia All Purpose Player of the Year....Gatorade Circle of Champions Player of the Year...four-year letterman and three-year starter....senior season completed 63 of 103 attempts for 1,231 yards and 16 touchdowns....rushed 96 times for 723 yards and eight touchdowns...on defense his senior year recorded 63 tackles, four pass break-ups, and three interceptions....had 3,180 yards passing for 34 touchdowns in his career.....three-year letterman in basketball...averaged 15 points, six rebounds and six assists per game as a junior...pre-season McDonalds All-American Nominee......voted Most Outstanding Player on last season's team...selected to play in 1998 Georgia-Florida All-Star Game...High School Coach: Rick Tomberlin.

College: 1999 - Brother of the former Georgia RB star, Robert Edwards ...enrolled in January 1999...played on UGA basketball team second half of 1998-99 season...played in 14 games averaging 7.4 minutes per game, 1.9 points per game, and recorded nine assists and eight steals....participated in spring football drills, including two catches for 46 yards in G-Day game.....started 10 games at SE for the ?99 Bulldogs becoming the first freshman since Lindsay Scott (1978) to lead the Bulldogs in receiving (53x772 yards)....set Georgia record for Most Receptions By A Freshman (53) breaking old mark of 36 by Scott in 1978....tied record for most TD receptions in a season with nine....he ranked fourth in the SEC in scoring TD?s (9), eighth in receptions (53), and ninth in receiving yards (772)...caught 10 passes for 196 yards in his first game vs. Utah State?both rank second best in Georgia history...first career catch vs. Utah State was 47-yard TD....had nine catches for 25 yards or more including six TD?s....ESPN Visa Player of the Game for performance against Tennessee (5x95 yards, 1 TD)...named to 1999 Freshman All-America first team by Football News and second team by The Sporting News....1999 Knoxville News Sentinel All-SEC Freshman Team and SEC Coaches' All-Freshman Team....leading receiver in Georgia's 28-25 come-from-behind overtime victory over Purdue in the Outback Bowl, the biggest comeback in bowl history (from 0-25 deficit) and the first major sporting event of the 21st century (11:07 a.m., Jan. 1, 2000)...recorded eight catches for 97 yards....

2000 -- Pre-Season All-SEC second team by the Birmingham News, Lindy's Football Magazine, and The Sporting News....led team in receiving with 53 catches for 704 yards and four TD's...had long reception of 67 yards vs. Vanderbilt...best games vs. Vanderbilt (5x135, 1 TD), vs. Tennessee (4x109), and vs. Georgia Tech (8x92)...his 4.82 receptions per game ranked fifth best in the SEC...caught at last one pass in all 23 of his career games and has caught five or more passes in five of his last six games...his 13 career TD receptions currently ranks fourth in the Georgia record book...his 53 catches in 2000 was second best by a sophomore in school history and fourth best by any player....recipient of Teka and John Adams Endowed Football Scholarship....named Most Valuable Player in Georgia's 37-14 Oahu Bowl victory over Virginia after catching eight passes for 79 yards and rushing five times for 97 yards and one TD (57-yard run)....

2001 -- Solid spring which included three receptions for 29 yards in annual spring G-Day game...named pre-season All-America honorable mention by Street and Smith's ...named to Phipps/Regions Bank pre-season All-SEC first team...led the team in receiving for the third consecutive season with 39 receptions for 613 yards and six touchdowns....the six touchdown receptions gave him 19 for his career which tied the school record ...with 139 career receptions is currently third place on Georgia's all-time list...with 2,089 yards receiving, needs 10 yards to pass Lindsay Scott (1978-81) for second on Georgia?s all-time list..led the team in receptions (6) and yards receiving (122) and also had a seven-yard touchdown reception vs. Arkansas (Sept. 29)...paced all Bulldog receivers vs. Auburn (Nov. 10), catching six passes for 124 yards and one touchdown (56 yards)...tied former Bulldog Brice Hunter's school record with his sixth career 100-yard receiving game (4 rec, 107 yards, 1 TD) vs. Houston (Dec. 1)...recipient of Teka and John Adams Endowed Football Scholarship...caught one pass for 24 yards vs. Boston College in 2001 Music City Bowl....

2002 -- Outstanding spring before suffering sprained ankle during last week of spring drills....recipient of spring award as the Most Improved Receiver....listed as number one FLK at conclusion of spring drills....recipient of James E. and Peggy A. Hickey Memorial Scholarship.... During 2002 season set UGA career record for receptions (in Kentucky game broke Brice Hunter's mark of 179); receiving yards (in Tennessee game broke Brice Hunter's mark of 2,373); and TD catches (in Clemson game broke mark held by Hunter and Edwards of 20)......named SEC Player of the Week for performance vs. Kentucky (5x127, school record-tying 3 TD's); his 77.2 yards per game receiving ranked second in the SEC and his 4.54 receptions per game ranked third....brother of former UGA TB and New England Patriots #1 draft choice (1998) Robert Edwards.....suffered left shoulder injury in Ole Miss game and missed Auburn game....returned vs. Georgia Tech with two receptions for 48 yards..... 7 receptions for 92 yards in SEC Championship Game which set new SEC record for Career Receiving Yards (3,033) breaking old mark of 3,001 by LSU's Josh Reed....in the Nokia Sugar Bowl win over FSU, set the school record for receiving yards in a single season with 1,004....he finished his career also as the school record holder in career receiving yards (3,093), career receptions (204), TD receptions (30), and 100-yard receiving games (10) ....member of team that won Georgia's first SEC championship in 20 years, defeated FSU for Nokia Sugar Bowl title, set school record for most victories in a season (13), and finished with a final national ranking of No. 3.......part of offense that finished as the SEC's top scoring offense (32.14) and passing efficiency offense (138.91)......finished with 43 career starts at UGA....All-SEC first team by The Atlanta Journal, SEC Coaches, and the Associated Press....invited to play in the Senior Bowl post-season all-star game.....Major: Housing.

After the 2003 NFL Draft, Terrence signed a free agent contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Teammate J.T. Wall was also drafted by the Steelers in 2003.

RECEIVING

Year G/GS Rec. Yards Per/Rec. Per/Gm Td LG
1999 11/10 53 772 14.6 70.2 9 53 USC
2000 11/11 53 704 13.3 64 4 67 VU
2001 11/8 39 613 15.7 55.7 6 56 AU
2002 13/12 59 1004 17.0 77.2 11 67 VU
Totals 46/43 204 3093 15.2 67.2 30 67 VU

KICK-OFF RETURNS

Year G Ret Yards Avg. TD LG
1999 11 6 134 22.3 0 32 USC
2002 11 13 202 15.5 0 44 UA
Totals 22 19 336 17.7 0 44 UA

PUNT RETURNS

Year G Ret Yards Avg. TD LG
2001 11 2 43 21.5 0 29 UH
2002 11 2 40 20 0 28 OM
Totals 22 4 83 20.8 0 29 UH

GAME BY GAME

Year Rec. Yards Per/Rec. TD LG
2002
Clemson 3 35 11.7 1 24
South Carolina 1 10 10.0 0 10
Northwestern St. 6 76 12.7 2 19
New Mexico St. 5 55 11.0 1 19
Alabama 5 73 14.6 1 37
Tennessee 7 112 16 0 23
Vanderbilt 7 163 23.3 1 65
Kentucky 5 127 25.4 3 41
Florida 3 63 21 0 31
Ole Miss 5 90 18 1 33
Auburn INJ. ? ? ? ?
Ga. Tech 2 48 24.0 0 31
SEC Championship 7 92 13.1 0 22
Sugar Bowl 3 60 20 1 37
2001
Arkansas State 5 74 14.8 1 25
South Carolina 5 50 10.0 0 24
Arkansas 6 122 20.3 1 33
Tennessee 3 20 6.7 0 9
Vanderbilt 3 35 11.7 1 17
Kentucky 2 15 7.5 0 14
Florida 0 0 0.0 0 0
Auburn 6 124 20.7 1 56
Ole Miss 2 23 11.5 1 14
Georgia Tech 3 43 14.3 0 15
Houston 4 107 26.8 1 49
Totals 39 613 12.7 6 56
? ? ? ? ? ?
Music City Bowl 1 24 24.0 0 ?
(Bowl Statistics Not Included in Regular Season Statistics)
? ? ? ? ? ?
2000
Georgia Southern 4 44 11.0 0 20
South Carolina 5 49 9.8 0 21
New Mexico State 5 73 14.6 1 39
Arkansas 1 10

10.0

0 0
Tennessee 4 109 27.3 0 47
Vanderbilt 5 135 27.0 1 67
Kentucky 5 61 12.2 1 27
Florida 6 58 9.7 0 25
Auburn 8 54 6.8 1 17
Ole Miss 2 19 9.5 0 12
Georgia Tech 8 92 11.5 0 27
Totals 53 704 13.3 4 67
? ? ? ? ? ?
Oahu Bowl 8 79 9.9 0 ?
(Bowl Statistics Not Included in Regular Season Statistics)
? ? ? ? ? ?
1999
Utah State 10 196 19.6 2 53
South Carolina 7 90 12.9 1 47
Central Florida 4 54 13.5 1 20
LSU 1 3 3.0 0 3
Tennessee 5 95 19.0 1 30
Vanderbilt 5 72 14.4 0 32
Kentucky 2 25 12.5 1 20
Florida 1 22 22.0 0 22
Auburn 8 151 18.9 2 40
Ole Miss 8 47 5.9 1 14
Georgia Tech 2 17 8.5 0 11
Outback Bowl 8 97 12.1 0 ?
? ? ? ? ? ?
(Bowl Statistics Not Included in Regular Season Statistics)

My Favorite.....

Movie: Friday
Television Show: Martin
Song: You Are My Lady
Actor: Chris Rock
Actress: Jade Smith
Hobby: Basketball
Sport Other than Football: Basketball
Thing about UGA: The people and students
Person I would like to meet: Michael Jordan
Person I'd like to switch places with for one day: Robert Edwards
Thing about game day in Athens: The fans
Career I would like to have: Football/real estate

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