Found December 21, 2011 on
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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 you of Scott's Tots right? Good thing for these kids Braylon Edwards actually makes money and could afford to pay the $790,000. Doubt 79 computer batteries would have made them too happy. Good job Braylon.
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While with the Browns, the 49ers WR promised 100 8th graders that if they kept their grades up and performed community service, he would contribute $10K each to their college educations.
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...
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 13:55:11 CST
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...
Thu, 22 Dec 2011 16:10:41 CST
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
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks have released their practice report.Linebacker Patrick Willis and wide receiver Braylon Edwards were limited in practice on Thursday. Willis missed the last two games nursing...