First look 2012: Aiavion Edwards

Stephenville (Texas) High defensive back Aiavion Edwards was one of the 2012 prospects that stood out at the state 7-on-7 tournament in College Station last week. Read the LonghornDigest report below for the inside scoop.

Stephenville High got off to a rough start at last weekends 7-on-7 tournament in College Station by losing their first two games. However, 2012 safety Aiavion Edwards turned out to be one of their few bright spots on defense.

The Stephenville defender stands out a football field right from the first glance. At 6-foot, 205-pounds of solid muscle, he looks like a man playing amongst boys.

His appearance wasn't the only thing that was noticeable to reporters and scouts. The kid can definitely play. He moves extremely well despite his muscular build and does an exceptional job of covering the field. He possesses good lateral movement as well as 4.5 40-speed.

College coaches have begun to take notice of the Stephenville defensive talent and have since shown interest. Baylor, Texas A&M and TCU all extended invitations to their summer camps.

Edwards isn't really focusing on recruiting at the moment, instead he is trying to improve as a player this summer for his upcoming junior season.

"I'd like to get my footwork better, so I can play man coverage a lot better than I have been in the past. I want to break on the ball faster also," said Edwards.

Edwards registered a solid 85 tackles and one interception playing strong safety as a sophomore. Stick with LonghornDigest for more on Edwards' recruitment.


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