Edwards Likes FSU

Mario Edwards Jr. out of Denton Texas is at the top of most colleges' wish lists this season. He will be one of the top overall prospects in the country as a defensive end. Edwards stands at 6'4'' 240 pounds and has been a nightmare for opposing offenses.

It's no surprise that Florida State has interest in Edwards, considering his father was a star cornerback in Tallahassee back in the late 90's. Edwards Jr. is making a name all for himself, and has his own set of relationships at FSU.

"It's going pretty good, they are really interested in me playing for them. I've been talking with both Jimbo and Coach Stoops a lot recently. They both think I can make an immediate impact in my first year there," Edwards stated. When asked what puts Florida State apart from other teams, the star defensive end gave an interesting response.

"Their defense stands out the most to me. Florida State's defensive ends had the most sacks out of any college with 28 last season," he explained.

Edwards showed his been following the Noles the past few seasons with his quick response, but maintains he's wide open towards his recruitment. "No I don't have a favorite yet, but USC, Florida State, TCU, Alabama, Auburn, University of Miami, University of Florida, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Ohio State, Texas, LSU, UCLA, California, Missouri, Michigan, Texas Tech, Baylor, and Georgia have all been in contact with me," he said.

As with many players the offseason is a valuable time to refine their game, for Edwards it's no different and he's all business before his senior season.

"My offseason plans are to work on my hands and getting off the ball better. I'm not going to any camps, or combines this summer. I just want to focus on getting better and not worry about all the extra activities," Edwards revealed.

Edwards maintained that nothing has changed as far as announcing at the Under Armour All American game. He will makes his suitors sweat it out until next January. Right now Edwards is focused on excelling in the classroom and taking the ACT. "I don't know my GPA at the moment, but I take my ACT April 9," Edwards claimed.

Edwards finished his junior season with 127 tackles, 50 tackles for loss, 18 sacks, and two fumble recoveries for touchdowns.

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