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Trent Edwards biography

Date of birth : 1983-10-30
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Los Gatos, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-11-17
Credited as : Football player NFL, quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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Trent Edwards is an American football quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.

Originally drafted by Buffalo in the third round (92nd overall) of the 2007 draft … Waived on 9/27/10 … Claimed off waivers by Jacksonville on 9/28/10.

Fourth-year quarterback was claimed off waivers by the Jaguars on Sept. 28 … Was a third-round draft pick of Buffalo in 2007 and played in 34 games with 32 starts with the Bills including the first two games of 2010 … Career totals include 535 of 878 passing (60.9 pct.) for 5,739 yards with 25 TDs and 27 INTs … Recorded seven career 100-plus rating games and has five games with multiple TD passes … Has five career fourth quarter comebacks … Led the Bills to a 4-0 mark in 2008 and was 10-6 after his first 16 career starts … Four-year starter at Stanford.

2010
Opened season as the Buffalo starter in the first two games … Was 18 of 34 for 139 yards with one TD on 9/12 vs. MIA in season-opener. Went 7 of 7 on the team’s lone TD drive, concluding it with a 31-yard TD pass to Roscoe Parrish … Threw for 102 yards on 11 of 18 passing with two INTs on 9/19 at GB … Dressed but did not play on 9/26 at NE …

2009
Started seven of eight games and completed 110 of 183 passes for 1,169 yards with six TDs and seven INTs for a 73.8 rating … Threw two TD passes in season-opener on 9/14 at NE … Recorded fifth career multiple TD game and first in back-to-back games with two TDs on 9/20 vs. TB … Became eighth Bills QB to eclipse 5,000 career passing yards with his 39-yard pass to Terrell Owens on 10/4 at MIA … Was 5 of 5 passing on 10/18 at NYJ before leaving the game in the second quarter with a head injury … Was inactive on 10/25 at CAR and 11/1 vs. HOU … Totaled 18 of 28 for 185 yards with one TD and an INT on 11/15 at TEN … Served as the No. 2 QB on 11/22 at JAX, 11/29 vs. MIA, 12/3 vs. NYJ and 12/13 at KC … Was inactive for final two regular season games …

2008
Started a career-high 14 games … Completed 245 of 374 passes for 2,699 yards with 11 TDs and 10 INTs for an 85.4 rating … Ranked third in the NFL with a 106.3 fourth quarter passer rating and sixth in NFL with 65.5 completion percentage … Was 14th QB in Bills history to make 10 starts in a season … Opened season on 9/7 vs. SEA and was 19 of 30 for 215 yards with one TD for a 95.8 rating … Led team on a fourth-quarter game-winning drive on 9/14 at JAX, posting a 119.8 rating on 20 of 25 passing for 239 yards and one TD. Established a team record with 16 consecutive pass completions … Led team for the second consecutive week to a win in the fourth quarter on 9/21 vs. OAK. The Bills scored 17 points in the fourth quarter and he finished with 279 yards on 24 of 39 passing … Posted third consecutive fourth quarter comeback on 9/28 at STL. Was 15 of 25 for 197 yards with one TD and one INT … Hit on all three passes on 10/5 at ARI before leaving the game with a concussion … Set a career-high with 25 completions on 10/19 vs. SD and established a franchise-record with a 83.3 completion percentage (25 of 30) with one TD … Threw for 227 yards on 21 of 35 passing on 10/26 at MIA … Set career-high with 289 yards on 11/2 vs. NYJ, completing 24 of 35 passes for one TD … Scored his first career rushing TD on a one-yard QB sneak on 11/17 vs. CLE … 11/23 at KC: Became first QB in Bills history to rush for two TDs in a game and threw for 273 yards on 24 of 32 passing with two TDs for a career-best 121.0 rating … 11/30 vs. SF: Was 10 of 21 for 112 yards before leaving the game with a groin injury … Was inactive as team’s third QB on 12/7 vs. MIA and 12/14 at NYJ … Recorded his fourth 4th quarter comeback of the season on 12/21 at DEN, a Bills record, as he was 17 of 25 passing for 193 yards with one TD …

2007
Made nine starts, the most starts of any rookie quarterback in 2007 … Was first Bills rookie QB to post five victories since 1973 … Ranked second in Bills history among rookie passers in completions (151), attempts (269), yards (1,630) and touchdowns (7) … Sets Bills rookie record with 120 consecutive passes without an interception from Oct. 28 through Dec. 23 … Posted the most passing yards for a NFL rookie QB drafted in the third round since the common draft began in 1967 … Teamed with RB Marshawn Lynch (1,115 rushing yards) to become the fourth rookie QB-RB duo to reach 1,000 yards passing and rushing since the NFL merger in 1970 … Named to Pro Football Weekly/PFWA All-Rookie Team … Two-time winner of Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week award (weeks 13 and 14) … Made NFL debut in relief of JP Losman on 9/23 at NE … Earned first career start on 9/30 vs. NYJ and completed 22 of 28 passes for 234 yards with one TD and one INT for a 98.5 rating. Completed 78.6 percent of his passes for the highest percentage of any Bills QB in his first career start … Threw for 257 yards on 22 of 36 passing on 12/2 at WAS and set up the game-winning field goal with a 33-yard completion to Josh Reed with 27 seconds left … Set Bills rookie record with four TD passes on 12/9 vs. MIA including a career-long 70-yard pass to Lee Evans. Became first NFL rookie QB with three first half TD passes since Jim Plunkett (NE) vs. Buffalo on Nov. 14, 1971. Was first Bills rookie QB to throw four TD passes in a game since Drew Bledsoe at Miami (12/4/04).

COLLEGE

Four-year starter at Stanford from 2003-06 … Threw for 5,429 yards and 36 TDs on 487 of 865 passing along with 33 INTs … Ranked sixth on the school’s all-time list for completions and attempts … Started first eight games as a senior before suffering a broken ankle … Threw for 1,027 yards and six TDs … Started all 11 games as a junior and was recipient of the Irving S. Zeimer Memorial Award as the team’s Most Valuable Player … Recorded a career-high 17 touchdown passes, the most by a Stanford QB since 1995 … Completed 168 of 268 passes for 1,934 yards … Started first nine games as a sophomore before a right shoulder injury sidelined him for the final two games … Was 148 of 271 passing for 1,718 yards with 9 TDs and 11 INTs … Took over the starting QB job in the second game of his freshman season … Started four consecutive games before a shoulder injury limited his play … Threw for 750 yards and four TDs … Graduated with a degree in political science.

PERSONAL

Single … Resides in Los Gatos, Calif. … Attended Los Gatos High … Rated one of the top QB prospects by numerous recruiting publications in 2001 … Named CCS Player of the Year by the San Jose Mercury News, first-team all-state by Cal-Hi Sports, all-league, DeAnza League MVP and All-CCS … Set state record as a senior with 78.1 pass completion percentage … Won back-to-back Central Coast Section Division III championships … Was active in the community while in Buffalo … Was involved in NFL Play 60 program to encourage children to exercise at least 60 minutes a day … Served as spokesperson the last two years for the Buffalo Bills & American Red Cross Blood drive … Established Trent’s Touchdowns for ALS in 2009, a program created to help raise money for the Upstate New York Chapter of the ALS Association and to raise awareness for the disease … Full name: Trent Edwards.

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