|No. -- Philadelphia Eagles|
|Date of birth:March 12, 1987|
|Place of birth: Fairfax, Virginia|
|Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)||Weight: 315 lb (143 kg)|
|College: Virginia Tech|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 5 / Pick: 140|
|Debuted in 2010 for the Buffalo Bills|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
Edward Kai Wang (simplified Chinese: 王凯; traditional Chinese: 王凱; pinyin: Wáng Kăi) (born March 12, 1987) is an American football offensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Virginia Tech and was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the 2010 NFL Draft.
High school careerEdit
Wang attended Virginia Tech and was awarded 2009 All-ACC Second Team for his performance at left tackle for the Hokies. He was given the nickname, "Godzilla" due to his aggressive playing style, size, and Asian heritage.
2010 NFL DraftEdit
Wang was selected with the 9th pick in the 5th round (140th overall) by the Buffalo Bills.
Ed Wang announced on his Twitter page that he has signed with the Oakland Raiders on May 1, 2012.
On February 15, 2013, Ed Wang signed with the Philadelphia Eagles.
Wang is the first ethnic Chinese player, that is not of mixed heritage, to be drafted by an NFL team, and can speak Mandarin. Previous NFL players of mixed Chinese descent include Walter Achiu, Timmy Chang, Patrick Chung and Kailee Wong.
- ↑ "Northwest Asian Weekly | Godzilla is coming: Ed Wang seeks to become the first Chinese American to be drafted into the NFL |". Nwasianweekly.com. 2010-04-08. http://www.nwasianweekly.com/2010/04/godzilla-is-coming-ed-wang-seeks-to-become-the-first-chinese-american-to-be-drafted-into-the-nfl/. Retrieved 2010-09-23.
- ↑ "Ed Wang, Craig Davis among Bills cuts;". nbcsports.com. 2011-09-03. http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2011/09/03/ed-wang-craig-davis-among-bills-cuts//. Retrieved 2012-02-03.
- ↑ Dyer, Kristian R. (2010-05-11). "Next Year's Role Model". Scout.com. http://profootball.scout.com/2/969396.html. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
- ↑ "Asian NFL Football Players List". Chinese or Japanese. 2008-12-17. http://www.chineseorjapanese.com/asian-nfl-football-players-list/. Retrieved 2010-05-09.