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Corey Edwards Profile

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Corey Edwards
Position: Kicker Height: 6-0 Weight: 206 Class: Junior Roster Years: 2014-2016 Hometown: Hurricane, UT Mission: Taichung, Taiwan Last School: Hurricane High School

Before BYU

  • All-State First Team by Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune in 2009 and 2010
  • Three-time All-Region First Team
  • Finished second all-time in state history with 170 PATs and third in state history with 19 career field goals
  • Kicked eight field goals and 57 PATs in 2010 with a touchback percentage of 96%
  • Converted 57 extra-point attempts and six field goals, including a long of 51 yards, in 2009
  • Kicked six PATs in two different games in the 2010 playoffs with six or more in six games in 2010 season
  • Scored 13 points, including a 48-yard field goal, in a win over Dixie in 2010
  • Helped Hurricane to 3A state championship and Region 9 champions in three-straight years 
  • Three-year letterwinner and pitcher on baseball team, collecting the team MVP and pitching ace award
  • Also recruited by Utah, Utah State, Stanford, Arizona, Missouri, Hawaii, Colorado and Cincinnati
  • Coached by Chris Homer

Personal

  • Father and uncle played football at BYU and is grand-nephew of Hall of Fame BYU coach LaVell Edwards
  • Son of Christopher and Kathyleen Edwards


2015 | Sophomore Year

  • Averaged 56.4 yards per kickoff on seven attempts
  • Earned letterman honors as a sophomore
  • Played in three games

2016 | Junior Year

  • Primary kickoff specialist
  • Averaged 61.2 yards per kickoff
  • Kicked off in all 13 games