Updated: January 28, 2015
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.
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 12/30/94 in Danville, VA … Son of Ferrell, Jr. and Felecia Edmunds … Father was an NFL Pro Bowl tight end … Has two younger brothers, one of whom is a freshman on the Tech football team … Majoring in communication with a concentration in multimedia journalism.