- 6' 2
- 223 lbs.
- High School/Other
- Dan River
- Danville, Va.
Updated: December 14, 2015
2015-16: Played in 12 games ... Logged 164 total plays, 87 at running back and 77 on special teams ... Had 45 carries for 174 yards and two touchdowns ... Had one reception for eight yards ... Had 11 carries for 23 yards and one catch for eight yards against Ohio State ... Had nine carries for 41 yards and a touchdown against Furman ... Had nine carries for 72 yards at Purdue ... Had five carries for eight yards and a touchdown at East Carolina ... Had two carries for five yards against Pittsburgh ... Had three carries for 13 yards at Miami ... Had five carries for 12 yards against Duke ... Had one carry for no gain at Georgia Tech
2014-15: Played in seven games … Logged 57 plays at tailback and 38 on special teams … Ran 21 times for 97 yards on the season … Saw limited action on offense and also contributed on 11 special teams plays in the opener against William & Mary … Was in on offense at tailback and on special teams in the win at Ohio State … Was in on special teams against East Carolina … Ran the ball twice for 10 yards and also made two tackles while seeing action at tailback and on special teams against Georgia Tech … Finished the Western Michigan game with 22 yards on three rushes, while also working on special teams … Ran the ball 12 times for 54 yards at North Carolina before suffering a fractured right clavicle … Dressed for the Wake Forest and Virginia games, but did not see the field … Returned to the field for the Military Bowl, playing 13 snaps on offense … Carried the ball four times for 11 yards in that game … Earned Iron Hokie honors in spring max testing … Squatted 430 pounds, a new personal best.
2013-14: An honorable mention freshman All-American by College Football News … Played in 12 games, starting 10 … Was in on 516 plays at tailback in his debut season … Led the team with 675 yards on 166 rushes, scoring 10 times on the ground … Added two more touchdowns as part of his 17 receptions for 155 yards … Scored his first career touchdown on a 77-yard run, finishing the game with 132 yards on 20 carries, also adding a 6-yard reception in his collegiate debut against Alabama … Scored two touchdowns, finishing the Western Carolina game with 68 yards on 15 carries … Ran the ball 21 times for 42 yards at East Carolina … Rushed 22 times for 110 yards in the triple overtime win over Marshall … Carried the ball 14 times for 29 yards, scoring a touchdown against North Carolina … Totaled 13 yards on nine rushes in the win over Pittsburgh … Ran the ball 12 times for 44 yards against Duke … Scored on the ground and in the air, catching four passes for 42 yards and running six times for 10 yards at Boston College … Scored four rushing touchdowns in the win at Miami, rushing 14 times for 72 yards … Ran the ball 16 times for 61 yards and a touchdown against Maryland … Scored the Hokies’ only touchdown on his only catch of the day, a 26-yard pass from Logan Thomas, finishing the game with 93 yards on 11 rushes at Virginia … Suffered a broken left tibia in the Virginia game, undergoing surgery on Dec. 1 … Missed all of spring practice.
2012-13: Worked at tailback while taking a redshirt year … Used the off-season program to improve his strength and speed … Ran 4.37 in the 40 and had a 375-pound front squat … Rushed for 82 yards and a pair of touchdowns, including one of 50 yards, in the Hokies’ final spring scrimmage … Was honored as one of the top hustlers of off-season and spring workouts.
High School: A Parade All-American as a running back for Coach Ferrell Edmunds at Dan River High … 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 as a senior … 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 200-meter dash state title in track and scored over 1,000 career points for his basketball team … 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.
Personal: Ferrell Edmunds III … Goes by “Trey” … Born Dec. 30, 1994 in Danville, Va. … Son of Ferrell, Jr., and Felecia Edmunds … Father was an NFL Pro Bowl tight end … Younger brothers, Terrell and Tremaine, also play football for the Hokies … Majoring in multimedia journalism.