Found December 20, 2011 on
Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Braylon Edwards hasn’t been lighting it up this year with the 49′ers. While the team has been on a tear, Braylon hasn’t really been too active on the field. But Braylon has delivered on one promise he made.
As a rookie with the Cleveland Browns, Braylon Edwards promised 100 public school 8th graders $10,000 towards college if they became exemplary students. The goal, maintain a grade point averages at 2.5 or higher and perform 15 hours of community service. Braylon and the students were profiled before last night’s Monday Night football game featuring the Niners and the Steelers.
It’s great to see that Braylon kept his word to the students even though he’s on his second team since being traded from the Browns. $10,000 is a HUGE contribution to the future and betterment of these kids. The fact that 79 of them received the benefit shows what encouragement can do for you. One of the students is even at Harvard! Kudos to Braylon.
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Shutdown Corner - As a Cleveland Browns
rookie in 2005, Edwards announced he'd give $10,000 in scholarships to
100 area eighth graders if they could graduate high school with over a
2.5 GPA and 15 hours community service. Of the 100 who were afforded the
opportunity, 79 met the criteria and have begun their first year of
I mean this story has to remind...
To many 49ers fans, wide receiver Braylon Edwards is a disappointment, even a menace in light of his legal problems surrounding a DUI conviction. But to 79 college students from Cleveland, Braylon Edwards is neither a disappointment nor a menace. He's a hero.
Edwards offered 100 junior high...
With Ted Ginn injured Monday night against Pittsburgh, the 49ers may need Braylon Edwards again soon. They certainly didn’t need him against the Steelers. It sounds like Edwards was a healthy scratch for the game. “We went with the three [receivers],” coach Jim Harbaugh said via Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com. “Felt like [Kyle] Williams, Ginn…
On Monday night, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said wide receiver Braylon Edwards was inactive against the Steelers because he felt Michael Crabtree, Ted Ginn and Kyle Williams gave the Niners "the best chance." In addition, he added, San Francisco wanted to use Brett Swain as a No. 4 wide receiver...
SANTA CLARA Jim Harbaugh on Tuesday sounded as if he was challenging Braylon Edwards after the wide receiver was held out of Monday's game against the Steelers.
On Monday night, 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh said wide receiver Braylon Edwards was inactive against the Steelers because he felt Michael Crabtree , Ted Ginn Jr. and Kyle Williams gave San Francisco "the best chance."
On Tuesday, Harbaugh was asked more specifically about the decision to...
At 22 college campuses across the country, there are 79 students who may not otherwise be there if not for the generosity of Braylon Edwards.
As a Cleveland Browns rookie in 2005, Edwards announced he'd give $10,000 in scholarships to 100 area eighth graders if they could graduate high school with over a 2.5 GPA and 15 hours community service. Of the 100 who were afforded the...
SANTA CLARA Tight end Vernon Davis, who famously knocked Michael Crabtree down a few pegs last season, is trying to lift another wide receiver this week.
He said "being a leader, being accountable and being there for my teammates" are why he sent out a laudatory tweet to Braylon Edwards.
The wide receiver has suffered nagging knee...
Although some of Michigan's top non-senior high school football prospects were busy visiting Michigan State's junior day in East Lansing there was no shortage of talent at the Adidas Maximum Exposure Combine at the Pontiac Silverdome last Saturday.
Many of the elite members of the 2013, 2014, and 2015 classes made the trip to the former home stadium of the Detroit...
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 16:53:10 CST
SAN FRANCISCO The 49ers started Monday's game without starting receiver Braylon Edwards, then lost his replacement, Ted Ginn, to an ankle injury early in the third quarter.