|No. -- Free Agent|
|Date of birth:July 16, 1986|
|Place of birth: San Augustine, Texas|
|Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)||Weight: 204 lb (93 kg)|
|College: Stephen F. Austin|
|NFL Draft: 2009 / Round: 6 / Pick: 206|
|Debuted in 2009 for the Tennessee Titans|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 14, 2009|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Dominique Jamaar Edison (born July 16, 1986 in San Augustine, Texas) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the sixth round of the 2009 NFL Draft. He played college football at Stephen F. Austin.
College career Edit
Edison played with the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks football team. At Stephen F. Austin, Edison caught 179 balls over four years, including 27 touchdowns. In 2008, Edison caught 64 passes for 1,018 yards and 18 touchdowns in 11 games. He was ranked among the top five receivers nationally and statistically in the nation, He also tied with fellow Texan and former OSU receiver Dez Bryant of the Dallas Cowboys for touchdown receptions. He holds Stephen F. Austin receiving records for touchdowns in a season, touchdown catches, and receptions. He also holds the school record in the forty-yard dash at 4.32 seconds. He chose Stephen F. Austin over LSU, Texas Tech, and Missouri. He was considered a sleeper prospect for the 2009 NFL Draft and was invited to the NFL Combine.
Professional career Edit
2009 NFL Draft Edit
|Wt||40 yd||20 ss||3-cone||Vert||BP||Wonderlic|
|204 lb*||4.36s*||4.18s*||X||37 in*||X||X|
Edison signed with the Seattle Seahawks after being released by the Titans. He was waived on August 6, 2011.
Edison was claimed off waivers by the Dallas Cowboys the same day he was released by Seattle. He was waived/injured on August 16, 2011, and later released with an injury settlement on August 24.
Personal life Edit
Dominique Edison grew up in San Augustine, Texas. As a youth he was highly involved in church, were he served as an usher. In junior high school, he was a running back and defensive back. In his high school career, he participated in basketball where he was a three time all-state and all-district letterwinner, and was heavily recruited by top Division-I programs. In baseball he was also a three-time letterwinner and all-district outfielder. His senior year in high school would prove to be his best as he guided his football team to a state championship against current Cleveland Browns quarterback Colt McCoy and the Jim Ned Indians in the 2003 football season. He was also named to the first team golden triangle squad, along with fellow running back Tydrick Davis and quarterback Brandon Sharp. In track and field he won the state title in the 200 meter dash with a time of 21.9 seconds, In college, he was a volunteer member and mentor to young kids.
- ↑ Dominique Edison at ESPN.com
- ↑ Small-school prospects high on the list of NFL draft decision makers SI.com, February 16, 2009