Patrick Edwards Named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

Senior wide receiver Patrick Edwards

July 7, 2011

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HOUSTON - A year after leading the University of Houston football team, senior wide receiver Patrick Edwards placed his name among the nation's best when he was named to the Biletnikoff Award Watch List on Thursday.

Edwards was the Cougars' top receiver in 2010, posting team highs of 71 catches for 1,100 yards and 13 touchdowns. The Hearne, Texas, native ranked among the Conference USA top-five individual leaders in all three categories and placed 15th nationally with 91.7 receiving yards per game.

He finished with five 100-yard receiving games a year ago, including a career-high 177 yards on 10 receptions during the regular-season finale at Big 12 member Texas Tech.

Edwards was one of 75 receivers across the nation who made the initial cut. The Biletnikoff Award is presented annually to the nation's outstanding receiver by the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation

PRESEASON HONOREES: Edwards was the latest Cougar to be recognized this preseason. Earlier this week, senior quarterback Case Keenum was named to the Watch List for the Maxwell Award, given annually to the nation's top offensive player.

COACHES' ROAD TOUR: Fans can catch their favorite coaches and UH administrators in areas around Houston during the 2011 Coaches' Road Tour. After a standing-room only event in Pearland, UH will host fans at Ragin Cajun (9600 Westheimer) on July 20 and at Loggia (2248 Texas Dr.) in Sugar Land on July 27. Both events begin at 6:30 p.m.

SEASON TICKETS ON SALE: Season tickets for the 2011 season are currently on sale for both renewals and new orders. Tickets options start as low as $130 and include the Family Fun Plan, which includes two adult and two youth South End Zone General Admission Season tickets for only $275. Ticket prices can be found at by visiting UHCougars.com and clicking the Tickets tab or by clicking HERE.

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