The Philadelphia Eagles’ linebacker T. J. Edwards competes in the National Football League. A 110-kilogram, his height is 1.85 meters. He played football while in high school at Lakes Community High School. He pledged to play college football with the Western Michigan Broncos after high school, but he then changed his mind and chose to enroll at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to play for the Wisconsin Badgers.
As a true freshman in 2014, he redshirted. As a redshirt freshman in 2015, he started every game. Edwards joined the Philadelphia Eagles in May 2019 as an undrafted free agent after going undrafted in the 2019 NFL Draft. He suffered a hamstring injury in October 2020, which led to his being put on injured reserve. He made a big play in Week 5 against the Carolina Panthers when he blocked a punt with the Eagles trailing 18-13 in the fourth quarter.
The Eagles won that week as a result of Edwards’ efforts, and he was voted the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week. After he stood out for the Eagles in their Week 11 game, making two interceptions and recovering a fumble, they decided to sign him to a $3.2 million, one-year contract.
When Was T.J. Edwards Drafted?
T.J. Edwards was an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft and signed with the Eagles as a free agent.