| Brock Edwards
6-5 · 250
Fort Worth, Texas (Christian)
Versatile four-year player who displayed the ability to make key catches, block and stretch the field ... played in 47 career games and started 16 at tight end over four seasons ... recorded 32 catches for 422 yards and four TDs during his career ... played in all 13 games in 2003 and 2002 ... led UT's tight ends with 16 catches for 258 yards and a TD ... played in 12 games in 2001 and started four contests ... missed the Holiday Bowl with a leg injury ... three of his seven receptions resulted in touchdowns that year ... saw immediate action as a true freshman ... played in the first nine games that year and started two contests before sustaining a stress fracture in his leg at Texas Tech ... missed the final two games of the regular season but played in the Holiday Bowl ... three-time member of UT's Athletics Director's Academic Honor Roll.
Shared UT's Outstanding Tight End honor ... earned one of UT's Joseph W. Moore Awards for tenacity ... played in all 13 games, including the Holiday Bowl, at tight end and on special teams ... played a role on an offense that ranked eighth in the nation in rushing (232.5 ypg) and 20th in total offense (439.2 ypg) ... caught one pass for four yards at Baylor ... notched on tackle in special teams against Tulane.
Played in all 13 games and started the last 10 contests ... UT's Outstanding Tight End Award winner ... had 16 receptions for 258 yards and a TD ... his 16.1 yard-per-catch average ranked second on the team ... a key member of UT offense that ranked fifth in the Big 12 and 16th nationally in scoring offense (33.8 ppg.) ... helped open holes for UT's eighth consecutive 1,000-yard rusher in sophomore Cedric Benson (1,293 yards) ... tabbed UT's Darrell K Royal Offensive Player of the Week three times (at North Carolina, at Tulane, vs. No. 17 Iowa State) ... caught a career-high four passes for 46 yards at Tulane ... had a career-best 63 receiving yards, including a career-long 46-yarder, on two catches at Nebraska ... posted three receptions for 28 yards at Texas Tech ... registered a pair of catches for 34 yards, including a 15-yard TD, in the season opener against North Texas ... added 35 and 28-yard catches against Baylor and at North Carolina, respectively ... also served on the kickoff and punt coverage teams ... had three solo tackles.
Saw action in 12 games and made four starts ... missed the Holiday Bowl with a leg injury ... shared UT's Joseph W. Moore Award (for tenacity) ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 selection ... caught seven passes for 53 yards and three touchdowns ... scored on a 27-yard reception (his only catch) at Oklahoma State ... had two receptions for 10 yards and a 3-yard TD at Missouri ... added a 1-yard TD grab at Houston ... posted two catches for 12 yards against North Carolina.
Played in 10 games, including the Holiday Bowl, and started against Baylor and Texas Tech ... missed the final two games of the regular season with a leg injury ... had eight receptions for 107 yards ... recorded his first career reception, an 11-yarder, against Houston ... had two catches for 11 yards against No. 10 Oklahoma ... matched a career high with two receptions for 37 yards in his first career start (vs. Baylor) ... had a career-long 32-yard catch against the Bears ... followed that performance with a career-best 41 receiving yards (on two catches) at Texas Tech.
Coached by Kenny Davidson at Christian High ... a three-time all-state performer ... became just the second player from a TAPPS school to earn a spot on the Dave Campbell's Texas Football Super Team ... played tight end and fullback his first two years ... moved to tailback for his junior and senior seasons ... also played linebacker and defensive line during his career ... earned first-team all-state honors in 1999 while rushing for 2,197 yards on 243 carries (9.0 ypc) and 26 touchdowns ... racked up 1,171 yards and 23 TDs on just 122 carries (9.6 ypc) as a junior ... also caught 14 passes for 393 yards that season ... also lettered in basketball, baseball and track.
Born 11/13/81 in Bedford, Texas ... full name is Brock Spencer Edwards ... majored in liberal arts ... named to the Athletics Director's Honor Roll three times ... likes to visit art museums.
Year G/GS Rec Yds Avg TD Long
2003 13/0 1 4 4.0 0 4/BU
2002 13/10 16 258 16.1 1 46/NU
2001 12/4 7 53 7.6 3 27t/OSU
2000 9/2 8 107 13.4 0 32/BU
Career 47/16 32 422 13.2 4 46/NU
4 at Tulane (Jr.)
63 (on two receptions) at Nebraska (Jr.)
1 four times