Green Wave continue preparation for upcoming season at New Orleans Saints facility in Metairie
Green Wave look to bounce back from narrow loss at UTEP when they play host to UAB on Saturday
Griffin Throws for 363 yards, Two Touchdowns in Loss
Green Wave trio selected to Phil Steele's Midseason All C-USA Squad
2012: Played in all 12 games with three starts as a redshirt-freshman...finished fifth on the team in receptions (23) and receiving yards (264), sixth in touchdown catches (1) and eighth in all-purpose yards (264)...had a career-best 96 yards on two catches, including a career-long 79-yarder that went for a touchdown, vs SMU (10/13)...posted at least one reception in each of the final 11 games, including a career-best four grabs twice: for 31 yards vs UAB (10/27) and for 28 yards at Houston (11/24)...had three-catch performances for 21 yards vs Ole Miss (9/22) and for 40 yards vs UAB (10/27).
2011: Did not play as a true freshman...redshirted the year after suffering a knee injury during preseason practice.
High School: Three-year letterman at St. Augustine High for coach David Johnson...rated a three-star recruit by Scout.com and claimed two stars from Rivals.com and ESPN.com...ranked the No. 151 receiver in the county by ESPN.com and the No. 190 wideout nationally by Scout.com...helped lead the Purple Knights to a combined 18-14 overall record, including a 9-3 mark and a trip to the state playoffs as a senior...for his career, hauled in 51 passes for 621 yards (12.2 avg.) and 10 touchdowns...as a senior, recorded 15 catches for 326 yards and six touchdowns despite missing time early with a broken jaw...named first-team all-metro and was selected to play in the Darren Sharper Lake Pontchartrain All-Star Classic...named first-team All-District 10-5A and all-metro as a junior after hauling in 41 passes for 713 yards (17.4 avg.) and eight touchdowns...also lettered two years in basketball.
Personal: Born Marc Thomas Edwards on Sept. 19, 1992, in New Orleans, La...son of Shawn Matthews...has a twin sister, Megan...majoring in public relations.
Edwards' Offensive Career Statistics