Kadeem Edwards
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-01-24) January 24, 1991 (age 30)
Place of birth: Sanford, Florida
Career information
College: Tennessee State
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 5 / Pick: 143
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers ( 2014)
Career highlights and awards
* Second-team All-OVC (2011)

Kadeem Edwards (born January 24, 1991) is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fifth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tennessee State University.

Early years

Edwards attended Seminole High School. In 2008, he helped the team win the State Championship title, coming back from a 21-point deficit. As a senior, he received third-team 6A All-State honors.

He accepted a football scholarship from Tennessee State University. As a freshman, he started 9 games at left guard. The next year, he started 10 games.

As a junior, he started 11 games. The next year, he was the team's top lineman, starting 13 games, while helping the school achieve a 10-4 overall record and second place in the Ohio Valley Conference. He finished his college career with 41 starts out of 45 games.

Professional career

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Edwards was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the fifth round (143 overall pick) of the 2014 NFL Draft. He signed his four-year rookie deal on May 16. He was declared inactive for the first 9 games. On November 11, he was placed on the injured reserve list with a foot injury.

He was waived on September 6, 2015. On September 7, he was placed on the injured reserve list with a foot injury. On September 14, he was released from injured reserve.

Jacksonville Jaguars

On November 9, 2015, Edwards was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars practice squad.[1] On September 3, 2016, he was released by the Jaguars.[2]

Dallas Cowboys

On November 8, 2016, Edwards was signed to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad.[3] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Cowboys on January 16, 2017.[4]

On September 2, 2017, Edwards was waived by the Cowboys and was signed to the practice squad the next day.[5][6] On December 29, 2017, he was promoted to the active roster after offensive tackle Tyron Smith was placed on the injured reserve list.[7]

On September 11, 2018, Edwards was released, after the Cowboys claimed center Adam Redmond off waivers.[8]


  1. "Jacksonville Jaguars on Twitter". https://twitter.com/Jaguars/status/663798229801259008. Retrieved December 17, 2015.
  2. Oehser, John (September 3, 2016). "Down to 53: LB Davis, OG Bernadeau released". https://web.archive.org/web/20170813013636/http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-JaguarsNews/Down-to-53-LB-Davis-OG-Bernadeau-released/d39aa0b3-fc8a-47df-9a6d-c71d01ffa980.
  3. "Cowboys Sign G Kadeem Edwards To Practice Squad, Waive G Clay DeBord". November 8, 2016. http://nfltraderumors.co/cowboys-sign-g-kadeem-edwards-practice-squad-waive-g-clay-debord/.
  4. Eatman, Nick (January 16, 2017). "Showers, Rod Smith Among 12 Players Signed To Cowboys Offseason Roster". Archived from the original on October 18, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171018164505/http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/2017/01/16/showers-rod-smith-among-12-players-signed-cowboys-offseason-roster.
  5. Phillips, Rob (September 2, 2017). "Cowboys Make 38 Moves, One Trade To Reach 53; Kellen Moore Released". https://www.dallascowboys.com/news/cowboys-make-38-moves-one-trade-to-reach-53-kellen-moore-released-439246.
  6. Eatman, Nick (September 3, 2017). "Showers, Drafted CB & 2 WRs Headline Cowboys’ 10-Man Practice Squad". https://web.archive.org/web/20180316061544/http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/2017/09/03/showers-drafted-cb-2-wrs-headline-cowboys%E2%80%99-10-man-practice-squad.
  7. Phillips, Rob (December 29, 2017). "Scandrick, T. Smith Headed To IR; OT, WR To Be Signed From Practice Squad". https://www.dallascowboys.com/news/scandrick-t-smith-headed-to-ir-ot-wr-to-be-signed-from-practice-squad-451676.
  8. Phillips, Rob (September 11, 2018). "Cowboys Sign Veteran Guard Xavier Su’a-Filo". https://www.dallascowboys.com/news/cowboys-sign-veteran-guard-xavier-su-a-filo.

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