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Ed Wang biography

Date of birth : 1987-03-12
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Ashburn, Virginia
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-24
Credited as : Football player NFL, offensive lineman for the Buffalo Bills, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Edward Kai "Ed" Wang is an American football offensive lineman for the Buffalo Bills.

Selected in the fifth-round (140th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft…became the first Chinese-American player drafted into the NFL… team’s seventh draft selection from Virginia Tech

Began his career at Virginia Tech as a tight end before making the switch to tackle during the 2008 season… started 36-of-47 games, his final 27 starts at left tackle, eight at right tackle and one at tight end

All-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team selection… started all 13 games at left tackle, providing the team with eight touchdown-resulting blocks… added solo tackle in the Chick fil-A Bowl… helped an improved offense rank 14th in the nation in rushing (208.15 ypg)

Started all 14 games at left tackle… helped the rushing attack total 23 touchdowns as Tech runners posted 174.36 yards per game average to rank 35th in the nation… earned the Team United Award as the offensive player who put the team first during spring practice

Started the final eight games at right tackle… part of an offense that averaged 330.5 yards per game… moved to left offensive tackle in spring drills after the season

Saw action in primarily at tight end and special teams in 12 games during the season with one start… made the transition from tight end to tackle late in the season

Worked at tight end during a redshirt year... caught two passes for 28 yards in the first spring scrimmage

Graduated with a degree in Apparel, Housing and Resource Management… a three-year starter at Stone Bridge (Ashburn, VA) High School, selected as the Virginia Gatorade Player of the Year in 2004… caught 30 passes as a tight end his senior season, helping the team to a 11-1 record… named to the Virginia All-Group AA second-team all-state team by The Associated Press as a tight end… named to the Virginia All-Group AA first-team all-state squad by the VHSCA as a tight end… earned All-Dulles District honors at both tight end and defensive end… ranked the No. 7 player in the state by The Roanoke Times… son of Robert and Nancy Wang, both members of the Chinese Olympic team in the 1970s… brother, David, plays guard at Virginia Tech

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