RANKINGS: Listed as the No. 217 overall prospect in the country, the No. 16 outside linebacker and the No. 9 prospect in Virginia by Rivals … Ranked as the No. 17 outside linebacker in the country by PrepStar … Rated the No. 8 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 6 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep … Ranked as the No. 40 outside linebacker in the country and the No. 11 player in his state by 247Sports … Listed as the No. 42 middle linebacker in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 68 “athlete” in the country, the No. 83 player in his region and the No. 17 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
THE VITALS: Committed to the Hokies on August 5, 2011 … Son of NFL Pro Bowl tight end Ferrell Edmunds … A Parade All-American as a running back … A SuperPrep and PrepStar All-American … Named the Group A Offensive Player of the Year by VirginiaPreps … Also a first-team Group A all-state selection at running back by VirginiaPreps … Named the 2011 Danville Register & Bee All-Metro football offensive player of the year … Rushed for 2,596 yards and 33 touchdowns on 283 carries, accounting for 61.5 percent of Dan River’s offense … Recorded 143 tackles (59 solo) and two sacks as a senior … Also had four interceptions (two returned for touchdowns), two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery this past season … Rushed for 1,324 yards on 169 carries as a junior, scoring 13 touchdowns … Recorded 124 tackles, 8.5 sacks and four forced fumbles as a junior … Won a 200m state title in track and scored over 1,000 career points for his basketball team … Player host was Zack McCray … Recruited by Bryan Stinespring.
PERSONAL: Personal: Born 12/30/94 in Danville, VA … Son of Ferrell and Felecia Edmunds … Has two younger brothers … Contemplated major is business management.