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FSU Football Player of the Week: Mario Edwards Jr.

Despite a career-high 13 receptions from wide receiver Rashad Greene on Saturday night, the Florida State Football Player of the Week for Week 11 goes to junior defensive end Mario Edwards Jr. for his performance in Saturday’s 34-20 win over Virginia. Prior to Saturday, Edwards had not lived to his preseason All-American hype, but was a man on a mission in the Seminoles’ homecoming...
Via Noled Out
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida State without Mario Edwards Jr., Mario Pender against NC State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida State starting defensive end Mario Edwards, Jr. and backup running back Mario Pender will sit out Saturday against North Carolina State after suffering concussions last week against Clemson. Seminoles coach Jimbo Fisher announced the moves Thursday. The top-ranked Seminoles (3-0, 1-0 ACC) will be down two starting defensive linemen after Niles Lawrence...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State lineman Edwards poised to dominate

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) The way Mario Edwards Jr. moves on a football field seems to conflict with the basic principles of physics. The 6-foot-3 Florida State defensive lineman weighs 300 pounds, is very nimble and truly light on his feet. The 20-year-old can do standing backflips wearing 20-plus pounds of pads. With his size and athletic ability, he worked to become the No. 1 overall...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Florida State’s Mario Edwards Jr. Is Insanely Impressive, Watch Him Tear Through This Drill

Mario Edwards Jr. arrived at Florida State as one of the most hyped up defensive linemen in recent memory. The Denton, Texas product was rated by Rivals.com as the No. 1 defensive tackle in the 2012 class and the No. 3 player overall, the highest rating for a defensive tackle since 2002.  Edwards hasn’t quite lived up to the lofty expectations. He’s been a solid player–a third...
Via College Spun
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: No question, the ‘Noles are back

Jameis Winston is leading a charge that could put Florida State in the national championship. (Mike Stewart/AP) Florida State is once again one of the nation’s premier programs Following Saturday’s 51-14 thrashing of third-ranked Clemson on Saturday night, Florida State has ascended to third in both human polls and second in the BCS. The Seminoles put up the most points ever...
Via isportsweb.com
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

FSU's Mario Edwards Jr. may not play vs. Bethune-Cookman

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Mario Edwards Jr. played against Nevada with a cast on his right hand and will have surgery this week to have screws and a plate inserted, making him questionable for Saturday's game against Bethune-Cookman. Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said Edwards Jr., the nations top defensive recruit in the class of 2012, hurt the hand Thursday evening in practice...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida State Football: ‘Noles going with size, versatility on defense

Dan Hicks (6) may be the biggest linebacker to play at FSU in more than a decade. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images) With the changes made to Florida State’s depth chart on Tuesday, many are left scratching their heads. The offense was virtually unchanged with the exception of James Wilder Jr. replacing Devonta Freeman as the team’s top tailback, but Wilder and Freeman were set to split...
Via isportsweb.com
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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