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Tariq Edwards

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  • Outside Linebacker, Athlete
  • Bennettsville, SC (Marlboro County)
  • Ht: 6-2 | Wt: 225 | 40: 4.70
  • Birth Date: 5/1/1991
  • CLASS OF 2009

Interests

School Interest Offer Recruited By Visit Date
Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Enrolled (6/30/2009) Jan 23
Illinois Illinois None
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Oct 17
South Carolina South Carolina None -

Timeline

  • Jul 6

    Enrolled

    7/6/2009: Tariq Edwards enrollment at Virginia Tech

  • Feb 4

    Signed

    2/4/2009: Tariq Edwards letter of intent to Virginia Tech

  • Jan 23

    O. Visit

    1/23/2009: Tariq Edwards official visit to Virginia Tech

  • Oct 17

    O. Visit

    10/17/2008: Tariq Edwards official visit to Illinois

  • Aug 1

    Commit

    8/1/2008: Tariq Edwards commitment to Virginia Tech

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Stats

Year Tck TFL Sck FF FR
2008 102 5 3 1 2
2007 81 - 4 - -
Total 183 5 7 1 2

Bio

COLLEGE: 2011: Started all 14 games at inside linebacker ... Played over 825 snaps on defense and 83 on special teams ... Had 71 tackles, including 11.5 tackles for loss and 3.5 sacks on the season ... Also had two interceptions, two pass breakups, a fumble recovery and six quarterback hurries. 2010: Saw action in every game, finishing with 21 tackles, two hurries and a pass interception … Was starting on three special team units by the end of the season … Also picked up some work at the backer position … Showed improvement in every major lift over the off-season … Had a tackle for loss, three total tackles and broke up a pass during the second full spring scrimmage … Intercepted a pass and added three tackles in the final scrimmage … Contributed a sack, three tackles and a pass breakup in the Maroon-White game … Won the Richard Bullock Award as the defensive player who showed the most improvement during spring workouts. 2009: Worked at the backer position while redshirting … Had a 310-pound clean during off-season testing … Posted a five tackles during the Hokies’ final spring scrimmage … Registered a pair of tackles in the Maroon-White game, including one for a 5-yard loss. HIGH SCHOOL: Selected to play for USA Football’s 2009 Junior National Team, which competed in the sport’s first junior world championship in the summer of 2009 … Finished with 102 tackles, including five for a loss, and three sacks as a senior for Coach Dean Boyd at Marlboro County High … Also blocked two kicks … Caught 12 passes for 225 yards and four touchdowns his senior year … Also scored twice on two-point conversions … Had one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries and two interceptions as a senior … Recorded 81 tackles, four sacks and two interceptions as a junior … Caught eight passes for 123 yards in limited time offensively his junior season. PERSONAL: Tariq (Pronounced tuh-REEK) Edwards … Born in Cheraw, SC … Son of Bo and Felicia Campbell … Father is a former Hokie football player (1989-92 letterwinner) … Enrolled in psychology.

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