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Earnest
Edwards
#81 Wide Receiver
Earnest
Edwards
#81 Wide Receiver
Height 5'10
Weight 175 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1998-03-30 (23)
Born Rochester, NY
School Maine
Status AMER
Receptions 15
Yards 168
Touchdowns 1
Average 11.2

CFL: 2

Argos: 1

Acquired: Signed as a free agent January 5, 2022.

2021: Signed with Edmonton Elks September 5, Played 7 games. Caught 15 passes for 168 yards and a touchdown. Also used as a returner. Made CFL debut September 6 at Calgary. His first CFL catch was a 2-yard pass from Trevor Harris on September 6 in Calgary, while his first CFL touchdown came on the same drive, a 45-yard pass from Harris. Released December 28.

2020: Signed with Los Angeles Rams as an undrafted free agent April 26, released September 6.

College: Attended the University of Maine (2016-19). Played 40 games. Finished career with 125 catches for 2,370 yards and 23 touchdowns. Caught 49 passes for 1,097 yards and 11 TDs as a senior. In his junior season he returned kickoffs for 93 and 95-yard touchdowns in the same game. Had a 9-catch, 193-yard game against William & Mary. In 2018 led CAA with 14 total touchdowns. Named 2019 CAA First Team All-Star receiver and kick returner as well as being named the conference’s Special Teams Player of the Year. Named 2018 CAA First Team All-Star kick returner and Second Team All-Star receiver. Named 2017 First Team All-Star kick returner. Named 2016 Third Team All-Star kick returner.

Personal: Attended Aquinas Institute. Won two state Class AA football titles. MVP of the 2015 state championship game with 5 catches for 286 yards and 4 touchdowns. First Team All-State. Played basketball and won the Class AA 2016 state championship.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2021
EDM 7 15 19 168 52 1 11.2 45
Total
7 15 19 168 52 1 11.2 45

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2021
EDM 7 2 7 0 3.5 14
Total
7 2 7 0 3.5 14

Punt Returns

YEAR TEAM GP PR YDS AVG LG TD
2021
EDM 7 18 96 5.30 11 0
Total
7 18 96 5.3 11 0

Kickoff Returns

YEAR TEAM GP KOR YDS AVG LG TD
2021
EDM 7 12 203 16.90 36 0
Total
7 12 203 16.9 36 0

Missed FG Returns

YEAR TEAM GP NO YDS AVG LG TD
2021
EDM 7 2 26 13.00 14 0
Total
7 2 26 13.0 14 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
11-16
16 TOR 1 1 4 0 4.0 4
09-06
5 CGY 3 4 56 1 18.7 45
09-11
6 CGY 1 1 27 0 27.0 27
09-18
7 WPG 1 1 10 0 10.0 10
11-05
14 SSK 0 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-13
15 SSK 3 4 23 0 7.7 9
11-19
16 BC 6 8 48 0 8.0 11
Total
15 19 168 1 12.6 106

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
11-16
16 TOR 1 14 0 14.0 14
09-06
5 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-11
6 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-18
7 WPG 1 -7 0 -7.0 -7
11-05
14 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-13
15 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
11-19
16 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
2 7 0 3.5 7

Punt Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
11-16
16 TOR 3 27 9.00 11 0
09-06
5 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-11
6 CGY 7 25 3.60 6 0
09-18
7 WPG 3 21 7.00 9 0
11-05
14 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-13
15 SSK 4 23 5.80 11 0
11-19
16 BC 1 0 0.00 0 0
Total
18 96 0.0 11 25.4

Kickoff Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
11-16
16 TOR 2 32 16.00 16 0
09-06
5 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-11
6 CGY 2 35 17.50 21 0
09-18
7 WPG 4 79 19.80 36 0
11-05
14 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-13
15 SSK 4 57 14.30 16 0
11-19
16 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
12 203 0.0 36 67.6

Missed FG Returns

DATE WEEK OPP PR YDS AVG LG TD
11-16
16 TOR 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-06
5 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-11
6 CGY 0 0 0.00 0 0
09-18
7 WPG 2 26 13.00 14 0
11-05
14 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-13
15 SSK 0 0 0.00 0 0
11-19
16 BC 0 0 0.00 0 0
Total
2 26 0.0 14 13