August 11, 2012

Edwards overcame adversity

We have known Derek Edwards since he helped Brenham to a 4A State Championship game appearance and earned a four-star ranking at Brenham (Texas) High School.

But Edwards, who looks poised to come on scene as a solid wideout this season, wasn't always a good player. He played 'B Team' football through middle school and his freshman season meaning he was a secondary player on the schools' developmental teams where the coaches are more concerned about playing experience than wins and losses. He quit the team several times during those days.

Edwards wanted to focus on being a soccer forward and leave football entirely.

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