Lamonte Edwards
    Lamonte  Edwards


    Woodbury, Minn.

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    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 213





    SIU overwhelms Taylor in 45-0 rout

    Salukis score touchdown on first offensive play, force turnover on last defensive play of the game


    Converted linebacker Lamonte Edwards flashes big-time pass rush skills

    Edwards arrived in Carbondale in August last year and played all 12 games for the Salukis in 2013.


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    At UNI

    October 12, 2013

    2014 (Senior)
    2014 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 12 games and started eightâ¦Fifth on the team with 53 tacklesâ¦Tied for second on the team with 7.0 tackles for lossâ¦Fourth on the team with 3.5 sacksâ¦Had three quarterback hurriesâ¦Had a season-high eight tackles at both North Dakota State and Illinois Stateâ¦Forced a fumble against Indiana Stateâ¦Had 2.5 tackles for loss against Taylor and 2.0 TFL against North Dakota Stateâ¦Had seven tackles in the MVFC opener against Western Illinois.

    2013 (Junior)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Played in all 12 games...Utilized on special teams as well as outside linebacker...Recorded a season-high four tackles against Missouri State...Saw more playing time at linebacker as the season progressed, recording 12 of his 15 tackles in the final six games of the season...Had 2.0 tackles for loss, including a sack in the road win over No. 4 Northern Iowa...Returned three kickoffs for a total of 35 yards.

    Prior to SIU
    Played in 23 games in two seasons at Minnesota after redshirting his freshman year...Played in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl against Texas Tech...Recorded eight tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss as a sophomore in 2012...Played running back for the first three games of his redshirt freshman season before transitioning to linebacker...Recorded eight carries and one touchdown...Recorded 17 tackles in 2011.

    High School
    Played running back and defensive back...Helped lead Woodbury to a 6-4 record in 2009...Earned second-team All-State honors from the Associated Press in 2009...Rushed for 1,053 yards and 13 touchdowns as a senior, despite playing in just seven games...Recorded 45 tackles and forced four fumbles...Totaled 159 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 20 carries as a junior in 2008...Also tallied three receptions and a TD during his junior season...Recorded 29 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery during his junior season...Coached by Beau LaBore.

    Born Sept. 9, 1991 in St. Paul, Minn....Son of Nethdra Pugh and step-father Sherwin Pugh...Majoring in university studies.

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