Second-year freshman... Strong, powerful linebacker listed No. 2 at MLB on post-spring depth chart... Sat out 2012 as redshirt... Has squatted 710 pounds, highest mark on team.
2012 (True Freshman): Sat out first season at Baylor and participated on practice squad, redshirted to retain eligibility... Dressed for two of 13 games, but did not see any game action.
High School: Athletic defensive back recruit from Stephenville (Texas) High School... Played for head coach Joseph Gillespie at SHS... National position rankings among safeties: No. 22 by Scout.com, No. 31 by Rivals.com, No. 40 by 247Sports.com, No. 48 by ESPN.com... Rated among top 100 recruits in Texas by following publications: Rivals.com Texas Postseason Top 100 (No. 76), SuperPrep's Texas 121 (No. 80), Lone Star Recruiting (No. 96), Waco Tribune-Herald Top 100... Listed among Area Top 40... Rated 51st prospect on Scout.com's Midlands Top 150...Totaled 839 yards and 10 touchdowns on 118 rushes as well as 147 yards and four TDs on 12 receptions as senior in 2011 for Stephenville squad that finished 11-3 and advanced to 4A quarterfinals... Earned 2010 second-team Class 4A All-State honors after rushing for 1,744 yards and 25 TDs as junior... Also 2010 third-team Class 4A All-State selection as kick returner... Selected 2010 District 8-4A co-MVP... Named 2009 District 8-4A Newcomer of Year as sophomore after totaling 64 tackles, one interception, two fumble recoveries and one defensive touchdown.
Personal: Son of Michelle Edwards... Full name is Aiavion Desmond Edwards... Born Oct. 24, 1993, in Stephenville, Texas... Majoring in general studies.