Third-year sophomore linebacker... Strong, young talent exited spring drills listed No. 1 at WLB on depth chart... Has squatted 710 pounds, highest mark on team.
2013 (Redshirt Freshman): Played in 12 of 13 games, on special teams and as reserve linebacker, as redshirt freshman... Earned first career letter... Totaled 20 tackles (16 solo, 3.5 for loss), 1.5 sacks and one PBU on season... Recorded tackle in eight of 12 games played... Made 10 of season's 20 tackles in first two games... Saw action from scrimmage in eight games, played exclusively on special teams in four others... Made collegiate debut in season-opening win over Wofford, recorded season highs of five tackles, four solo stops, 3.5 tackles for loss of 12 yards and 1.5 sacks (eight yards)... Matched season high of five tackles in win over Buffalo in second game... Made one tackle in each of following two games... Had two tackles in win at Kansas in seventh game... Did not play (coach's decision) in win over No. 12 Oklahoma in eighth game... Made four solo tackles in win vs. Texas Tech in ninth game... Played only special teams in last three games, totaled one tackle.
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 exercise physiology.