Now make your pick. Click a location below to find Mike more easily. Please make your own determination of the relevance of these court records. Copyright © 2000-2020 Sports Reference LLC. , "Mike Edwards still feels he has to prove his worth to the NFL", "Buccaneers Select Mike Edwards in Third Round of the 2019 NFL Draft", "Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Denver Broncos - September 27th, 2020", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mike_Edwards_(safety)&oldid=981396832, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 October 2020, at 01:59. Our ethnicity data indicates the majority is Caucasian. He passed the 11+ exam and went to Ealing Grammar School for Boys where an inspirational music teacher John Railton encouraged his love of … Natural feel for coverage spacing and route anticipation skills are evident in zone. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter, This Month in Sports ReferenceFind out when we add a feature or make a change. He played college football at Kentucky. 11 Louisville, tying the record for most pickoffs in a Governor’s Cup game ... Also tied the record for most Governor’s Cup interceptions in a career, Named SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Week after his performance vs. Louisville, Tied for 10th in the SEC in total passes defended with 11, Had a career-high 13 tackles against Georgia, Had a strong finish to his redshirt freshman campaign, playing in all 12 games and starting the final five of the year, Had 39 tackles, including two tackles for a loss, Added an interception, broke up two passes and forced a fumble, Had at least three tackles in his final six games, including seven tackles at Mississippi State and six at Georgia and Vanderbilt, Forced a fumble at Vandy and picked off his first career pass vs. Charlotte, Had a strong eight-tackle game vs. Tennessee, including his first career tackle for a loss, After his 20-yard interception return for a TD vs. Charlotte, was named SEC Freshman of the Week, A four-star prospect by Rivals and Scout, three-star prospect by 247Sports.com and ESPN, Ranked as the 14th-best prospect in the state of Ohio and 25th-best safety in the nation by Rivals and Scout ranked him the 29th best cornerback in the nation and 256th-best prospect in the country, Great senior season with seven interceptions, two fumble recoveries and 46 tackles to go along with 13.7 yards per punt return including three for touchdowns, Had two interceptions in his team’s first-round playoff game in 2013, helping the squad advance to the second round, Named first-team Division II All-Ohio as a defensive back, Had 92 tackles his junior year with five interceptions, including three returned for touchdowns and two fumbles forced, Returned nine kickoffs junior year for 248 yards and one touchdown, Was named special-mention all-state as a junior, Also a guard on the basketball team and a shortstop in baseball, In track and field he was on the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relays and competed in the high jump, Chose UK over Louisville, Missouri, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Vanderbilt, Wears a pink mouthpiece in memory of his aunt, Angie Evans, who passed away from breast cancer in 2013, Stayed after practice to spend time with the Special Olympics (2015), He chose UK because it felt like home more than any other school, Other than playing in the NFL, his dream job is to be a CSI agent, He chose his jersey number because it's his favorite number and because of John Elway and Tyrann Mathieu, His life's theme song is "Three Little Birds" by Bob Marley. Edwards does have some consistency issues with tackling and playing through contact in pursuit, but his urgency and athleticism are positive traits. 14 Mississippi State, First-Team Preseason All-SEC (Coaches, Athlon Sports, Phil Steele, Street and Smith's, Lindy's, Started in all 13 games, giving him a streak of 31 consecutive starts, Led the team and ranked tied for ninth in the SEC in tackles per game with 7.5, Just the fourth player in school history to lead the team in both interceptions and tackles in the same season, joining Darryl Bishop in 1972, Quentus Cumby in 2002 and Danny Trevathan in 2011, Ranked 38th nationally and was third in the SEC in total interceptions (4), Ranked tied for 11th in the SEC in passes defended (.83 per game), Had five double-figure tackle games this season and nine in his career, Had 11 tackles and his first career QBH vs. Ole Miss, Recorded 10 tackles, one sack and 1.5 tackles for loss in the win over Tennessee, His end zone interception on the game's final play clinched the win over Eastern Michigan, Sealed UK's win over EKU with a late interception in the fourth quarter, Athlon Sports Preseason All-SEC Second Team Preseason All-SEC Third Team (Media), Named second-team AP All-SEC and third-team by Athlon and Phil Steele, Led all SEC defensive backs in tackles with 100, Second on the team and seventh in the SEC in tackles per game with 7.7, Had a team-high tying three interceptions, Had two interceptions of Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson in the win over No. Michael Edwards in Kentucky. 63% of these people are married, and 37% are single. ... Kentucky. The group gets even more exclusive when you consider that Edwards is only the second defensive back in Kentucky history to do it. Wide Receiver Prospects: Stop Running 3-Cones, Draft Dudes - The B1G Is Back & Recapping NFL Week 7 Action, TDN Fantasy Podcast: NFL Week 7 Preview + Giants-Eagles Recap, Draft Dudes - 2020 CFB Bets Against The Spread: Week 8, Fantasy Football Week 8 Waiver Wire: Add These Players, Fantasy Football: 20 Thoughts Recapping Week 7, Very Early Week 8 Fantasy Football PPR Rankings. Subscribe to our Free Newsletter. View the profiles of people named Mike Edwards. His route anticipation and ball skills are stand out strengths. Never pulls up in pursuit and is always around the ball. Not quite as steady over the shoulder but he gets his head around. They have also lived in Horse Cave, KY and Columbus, IN plus 6 other locations. A sound processor, Edwards is functional defending split zones or handling man coverage duties form the slot. Indianapolis. A four-year starter for the Wildcats, Edwards lined up all over the defensive formation for Kentucky. Join Facebook to connect with Mike Edwards and others you may know. A sound processor, Edwards is functional defending split zones or handling man coverage duties form the slot. , Edwards was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third round of 2019 NFL Draft. Some school's results have been altered by retroactive NCAA penalties. 1 Overall Picks, 5 ACC Sleepers To Keep An Eye On This Season. A four-year starter for the Wildcats, Edwards lined up all over the defensive formation for Kentucky. Do you have a sports website? 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Quick processor against the run who fires downhill with a rapid trigger. Latest on Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Mike Edwards including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN. You've watched all the tape, you know the stats. Split zones, man from the slot and box duties are well within his realm of capability. Mike Edwards (7) Safety - Career Never missed a game in his four-year career at Kentucky, playing in 51 games with 44 consecutive starts Totaled 318 career Play Speed - Diagnoses quickly and is fast to flow. Mike Edwards was born on 31 May 1948 in West London to Frank and Lillian Edwards. Are you a Stathead, too? Senior safety Mike Edwards (7) … Processing - Astute processor in zone coverage, always alert and anticipates routes to his zone. He played college football at Kentucky. Mike Edwards (born May 18, 1996) is an American football safety for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). Logos were compiled by the amazing SportsLogos.net. We have tools and resources that can help you use sports data. Will run alleys as a deep safety and close distances in pursuit. Mike Edwards was a bastion of health during his time at the University of Kentucky. Mike Edwards (born May 18, 1996) is an American football safety for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). Spokeo is not a consumer reporting agency as defined At a minimum, Edwards should be a key sub package defender and special teamer but he has the makeup of a starter by Year Two/Three. The family lived in South Ealing and he went to school at Grange Primary School. Draft Info. Aggressive with his hands and frame in the contact window. Site Last Updated: Friday, October 9, 6:55AM Question, Comment, Feedback, or Correction?