Shortly after being offered by the Badgers, Coconut Creek (Fla.) HS 2018 cornerback Miguel Edwards says he'll visit Wisconsin

Citing the program's coaching staff and winning foundation, Coconut Creek (Fla.) HS 2018 cornerback Miguel Edwards is excited to learn more about Wisconsin on his visit next month.

Coconut Creek (Fla.) 2018 cornerback Miguel Edwards was already tossing around the idea of camping at the University of Wisconsin this summer. He now has a bigger incentive to do so.

With the Badgers coaching staff busy throughout the state this week evaluating and offering prospects, Edwards became one of those recipients on Thursday.

“Knowing a top school like Wisconsin wants you is awesome,” Edwards told BadgerNation. "They produce great N.F.L. talent and have great cornerbacks. It would be an honor to carry on that tradition. I know of Sojourn Shelton, who was from Florida and went to Wisconsin and made a huge impact.

Saying early playing time, a solid coaching staff and brotherhood at the school are the things he’s looking for, Edwards says he sees all those things in Wisconsin and hopes to learn more when he visits next month.

 "They have a great foundation and coaching staff,” Edwards said "My coach told me they were one of the nicest and most caring staffs he has talked to, and he said it would be a great fit for me. I trust him a lot and that's why I will be attending the camps in June and hopefully visiting after the camp. I can't wait to finally meet the staff and explore more of the school, because I don't know all that much about it."

Much like teammate Marquis Williams, who picked up an offer from the Badgers at the same time, Edwards makes up for his smaller stature (5-11, 160 pounds) by testing on the high end in agility and speed.

“I love to use my speed on the field,” he said. “I know I'm one of the fastest players on the field, and nobody will out run me. I'm not one of the strongest or biggest players, so I use my speed and quickness to cover any opposing target on the field. I can't wait to get some more looks from college this summer, and show every school what I'm made of."

Holding offers from Alabama, Miami, North Carolina State, Syracuse, West Virginia and more, Edwards said he’s wide open to all the schools on his list.

“All schools are great options,” Edwards said. “I haven't been in contact with any schools because of my age, but next year I plan on talking straight to Alabama, Kentucky, Wisconsin and others. I really excited for the camp this year in Madison. It will be really cool to get a different feel of environment. Alabama has one of the best teams in the nation, but that doesn't mean I'm counting out any others schools. I need to go somewhere with good academics, and somewhere I'll play. Wisconsin has that, something other schools don't.”


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