Edwards to see Nebraska

There are no offers on the table yet for Berkley Edwards, a standout running back from Chelsea (Mich.). Berkley, the younger brother of former Michigan wide receiver Braylon Edwards, has speed to burn and is planning on visiting Nebraska in the coming weeks.

At 5-foot-9 and 185-pounds, Berkley Edwards from Chelsea (Mich.) is getting out and checking out some schools. Berkley's father has been working lately with the coaches at Nebraska to set up a trip.

"My dad handles all of the things on the calendar," Edwards said. "I think that it's that week of the spring game."

Edwards has been on the road this year already. He just returned from a junior day this weekend in fact.

"I have been up to Central Michigan, Michigan State, Toledo and Eastern Michigan yesterday for their junior day."

Edwards, younger brother of Braylon Edwards who starred at Michigan, doesn't think that it's sacrilegious to look at any schools despite the connection to Michigan.

?"No, I am interested in anyone interested in me and offer me."

Outside of junior days, spring games and other unofficial visits Edwards says that he does have some plans about camps. And after hitting Nike last year he will probably do that again this year too.

?"I am going to camps at LSU, Michigan, Penn State and Oregon too, maybe. I might go to a Nike combine this year."

If you watch film on Edwards you will see his biggest strength: speed. Edwards has a LOT of it. He claims a sub-4.4 in fact. He credits his track background.

?"I believe my strength to be my speed. I actually run track in the summer for a team that my dad coaches. I have been competing in track since I was six or seven and that helps me on the field.

"I run with power as well as speed. I love the game of football. I am a student of the game. I am a big threat in the open field."

Edwards knows what he is looking for in a school. It starts with the fans and filling up the stadium with Edwards. After that he is looking at academics and also the track record of a school to produce NFL running backs.

"I am looking for atmosphere. I like playing in front of a lot of people. Then academics and also a school that has produced a number of running backs that went to the NFL."

Edwards will be heading to Nebraska the week of the spring game, but he isn't sure which day. He said that he would keep BigRedReport.com informed when he will actually be in Lincoln and give a post-visit report.

?"I am looking forward to meeting their coaches at a great school and I want to see how they take care of their players and how they all interact. I have never spoken with any of the coaches at Nebraska. I have got a lot of letters."


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