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DeVon Edwards Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 02/01/2012
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DeVon Edwards
B l 5-9 l 170
Covington, Ga. (Alcovy)


• Four-year letterman at Alcovy under coach Kirk Hoffman
• Helped Alcovy to a division championship as a senior and a pair of state playoff berths in 2009 and 2011
• As a senior, carded 49 tackles, nine PBUs and one interception while gaining 1,978 all-purpose yards with 20 total touchdowns en route to garnering Region 3-AAAA Offensive Player of the Year honors
• Second team all-state pick by the Georgia Sportswriters Association as a return specialist after averaging 41 yards per kick-off return and returning four kick-offs for touchdowns in 2011
• Set school single-season records for all-purpose yards, total touchdowns and kick-off returns for touchdowns while becoming just the third player in school history to rush for over 1,000 yards in a single campaign (1,009)
• Rushed for a career-high 274 yards with three touchdowns in Alcovy’s 44-28 win over Jones County on October 7, 2011
• Also received all-area and all-county accolades
• All-area and all-region pick following sophomore season
• Also lettered in basketball, earning all-region honors
• Born December 7, 1992
• Son of James and Valarie Edwards
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