Biography: Three-year starter who totaled 78/4.5/.5 as a senior when he intercepted five passes and broke up four more. Junior totals included 59/4.5/2 after a career best 80 tackles as a sophomore.
Positives: Athletic linebacker with nice size and upside potential. Efficient, takes proper angles to the action and shows good instincts in his overall game. Effectively reads plays, fluid moving to the sidelines, and wraps up ball-carriers at the point of attack. Strong, defeats blocks and brings ball-carriers down on initial contact. Holds his ground when block by large offensive lineman. Breaks down well and uses his hands to protect himself. Above-average skills in pursuit. Plays with a nasty attitude and attacks assignments.
Negatives: Not fluid or quick pedaling in reverse. Lacks the explosive change of direction. Struggles making plays with his back to the ball.
Analysis: Edds possesses solid size/speed numbers and plays with a large degree of strength. Best up the field or in the box, he must improve his play in coverage and has the skill to eventually develop into a starter at the next level.
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