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Matthew Edwards Athlete Profile

#89 Matthew Edwards

Position: Tight End Height: 6-3 Weight: 214 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2008-2011 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Woods Cross High School


  • Son of John and Becky Edwards
  • Grandson of former BYU head coach LaVell Edwards
  • Served in the Maryland Baltimore Mission for the LDS Church
  • Eagle Scout
  • Born in Salt Lake City
  • Has three sisters
  • Majoring in public administration

Before BYU

  • Graduated from Woods Cross High School
  • Played for Alema Te'o
  • Team co-MVP
  • First-team all-region and all-state honorable mention as a senior
  • Two-year letterwinner in basketball and soccer
  • Received all-region honorable mention in soccer
  • Also participated in madrigals, jazz band and was a senior class officer

2008 | Freshman Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team

2009 | Sophomore Year

  • Valuable member of the scout team

2010 | Junior Year

  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Played in games against UNLV and Utah

2011 | Senior Year

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Played in six games
  • Caught the only reception of his career against New Mexico State on Senior Night, a nine-yard touchdown in his final game at the stadium named after his grandfather