Patrick Edwards
Patrick  Edwards

RS Senior

Hearne, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175




Career | 2011 Game-by-Game | 2010 Game-by-Game | 2009 Game-by-Game | 2008 Game-by-Game

Year G Rec Yds TD Lg YPC Avg/G
2008 8 46 634 4 70 13.8 79.2
2009 14 85 1,021 6 57 12.0 72.9
2010 12 71 1,100 13 63 15.5 91.7
2011 - - - - - - -
Total 34 202 2,755 23 70 13.6 81.0
  • Preseason First-Team All-Conference (WR)
  • Preseason First-Team All-Conference (PR)
  • Athlon Preseason First-Team All-Conference (WR)
  • Athlon Preseason First-Team All-Conference (PR)
  • Blue Ribbon Preseason First-Team All-Conference (WR)
  • Phil Steele Preseason First-Team All-Conference (WR)
  • College Football Performance Awards Receiver Watch List
  • College Football Performance Awards Punt Return Specialist Watch List
  • Phil Steele Preseason Second-Team All-Conference (PR)
  • SportsIllustrated.com All-America Honorable Mention
  • All-Conference USA First Team (WR)
  • All-Conference USA Second Team (PR)
  • NationalChamps.net All-America Third Team
  • All-Conference USA Second Team (WR)
Senior (2011)

Senior (2011): Made one catch for 16 yards against UCLA . . . Has caught a pass in 35 consecutive games.

Junior (2010)

Earned First-Team All-Conference USA honors as a receiver and was named second-team as a punt returner ... Ranked ninth in the NCAA and second in the conference in punt return average (15.4 per punt) ... Rated 15th nationally and second in Conference USA in receiving yards per game ... Ranked fourth in the league and 26th nationally in receptions per game ... Led the team with four catches for 80 yards with a a 63-yard touchdown early in the first quarter against Texas State during the season opener ... Also returned two punts for 52 yards, including a long of 40 yards against the Bobcats ... Led the Cougars with six catchesfor 118 yards against UTEP ... Posted a 61-yard catch in the first quarter against the Miners ... Led all players with six receptions and added 40 receiving yards against Tulane ... Added five punt returns for 89 yards, including a long of 37 yards, against the Green Wave ... Against Mississippi State made four catches for 45 yards with a touchdown ... Led the team in receptions (9), yards (169) and touchdowns (3) against Rice ... Was the only receiver to get in to the endzone against the Owls ... Led team with six receptions totaling 88 yards and a score against SMU ...made four catches for 78 yards and two scores against Memphis ... Also had a 74-yard punt return for a touchdown against the Tigers ... Led team in catches (10), yards (169), and scores (3) against UCF ... Caught seven passes for 125 yards and two touchdowns at Southern Miss ... Posted a season-best tying 10 receptions in the season finale, while recording a career-best 177 yards against Texas Tech.

Sophomore (2009)

Recovered from a gruesome leg injury midway through the 2008 season to compete in every game ... joined with Tyron Carrier and James Cleveland as the only trio in school history to record 1,000-yard receiving seasons in the same year ... Third on team in receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns ... One of three Cougar receivers to earn C-USA postseason honors ... One of 29 players to compete in all 14 games ... Returned to lineup with start against Northwestern State during the season opener ... Posted four catches for 52 yards against the Demons ... Recorded seven catches for 69 yards and a touchdown at No. 5/6 Oklahoma State ... Gave the Cougars their first double-digit lead with a 17-yard touchdown reception late in the first half against the Cowboys ... Collected seven catches for 92 yards against Texas Tech ... Posted eight catches for 90 yards at C-USA rival UTEP ... Hauled in six catches at Mississippi State ... Led all players with nine catches for 122 yards and a touchdown against C-USA rival SMU ... Hauled in the game-winning touchdown with only 21 seconds remaining against C-USA rival Southern Miss ... Finished with seven catches for 61 yards against the Golden Eagles ... Recorded 11 catches for 176 yards at C-USA rival Tulsa ... Posted four catches for 81 yards and a touchdown against C-USA rival Memphis ... Hauled in a 57-yard touchdown midway through the second quarter against the Tigers ... Recorded four catches for 68 yards and scored on a 39-yard touchdown early it he second quarter against C-USA rival Rice. Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl: Tied a Houston single-season record with 14 games played against Air Force.

Redshirt Freshman (2008)

Key offensive contributor before suffering a severe leg injury ... Caught at least four passes in each of the first eight games ... Three straight games with a touchdown catch, each against a C-USA opponent ... Posted four catches for 55 yards, including a 27-yard touchdown late in the third quarter, against Southern during the season opener ... Enjoyed a career day at Oklahoma State ... Caught eight passes for 106 yards to lead the Cougars in both categories ... Also returned eight kickoffs for 171 yards, including a long of 41 yards on the opening kickoff ... Returned five kickoffs at least 20 yards at OSU ... Returned five kickoffs for 94 yards and added six catches for 62 yards at Colorado State ... Enjoyed a career day at No. 23 East Carolina ... Hauled in 11 catches for 146 yards and a touchdown through the air and added a 35-yard run against the Pirates ... Posted five catches for 93 yards and added a 70-yard touchdown early in the fourth quarter against C-USA rival UAB ... Finished with four catches for 92 yards and a touchdown at C-USA rival SMU ... Scored the Cougars' first points on a 29-yard touchdown catch early in the second quarter against the Mustangs ... Posted three catches for 30 yards but was lost for the season after suffering a gruesome broken leg at C-USA rival Marshall.

Freshman (2007)

Sat out as a redshirt.

High School

Played for Ralph Lymas at Hearne High ... Helped lead team to an 8-5 record and a spot in the state quarterfinals ... Named First Team All-State ... Also picked up All-District and All-Brazos Valley as a wide receiver ... Was an All-Region and All-District basketball player ... Selected All-District in baseball as well ... Was a state runner-up on the 4x100-meter relay team ... Had perfect attendance in high school ... A member of the A-B Honor Roll.


Full name is Patrick Michael Edwards... Born Oct. 25, 1988, in Temple, Texas ... Son of Patrick Dixon and Patricia Edwards ... Also recruited by Baylor and Henderson State ... Always wanted to attend the University of Houston ... Majoring in kinesiology-sports administration.

Edwards' Career Bests
Receptions: 11, at Tulsa (11-7-09); at #23/RV East Carolina (9-27-08)
Receiving Yards: 177, at Texas Tech (11-27-10)
Touchdown Receptions: 3, at Rice (10-16-10)
Long Reception: 70, vs. UAB (10-9-08)
Kickoff Returns: 8, at Oklahoma State (9-6-08)
Kickoff Return Yards: 178, at Oklahoma State (9-6-08)
Long Kickoff Return: 41, at Oklahoma State (9-6-08)
Punt Returns: 5, vs. Tulane (9-25-10)
Punt Return Yards: 89, vs. Tulane (9-25-10
Long Punt Return: 74, at Memphis (10-30-10)
Rushing Attempts: 1, at #23/RV East Carolina (9-27-08); vs. Air Force (9-13-08)
Rushing Yards: 35, at #23/RV East Carolina (9-27-08)
Long Rush: 25, at #23/RV East Carolina (9-27-08)
Tackles: 1, vs. Tulsa (11-12-10)

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