June 5, 2007

Edwards at LSU this weekend

Baton Rouge-Desire Street Academy athlete Lavar Edwards raised the eyebrows of more than a few college coaches with his size and quickness. The large question for most schools though is which position he will play at the next level.

Edwards stands at 6-foot-4, 270-pounds and has been mentioned as a possible tight end, defensive end and even bulking up to play defensive tackle.

"This spring I heard from LSU, ULL, Alabama, Tulane, Louisiana Tech, Ole Miss, Auburn and some others," Edwards said. "I have offers in writing from Alabama, Tulane and Louisiana Tech."

As evidence of his athleticism, Edwards rushed for 600 yards and eight touchdowns as a fullback last season.

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