Edwards on a 1952 Bowman football card
|Born:||August 17, 1926|
|Died:||August 7, 2001 (aged 74)|
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||197 lb (89 kg)|
|NFL draft||1948 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9th|
|1959-1961||Edmonton Eskimos (line)|
|1948||Brooklyn Dodgers (AAFC)|
|1950-1951||New York Yanks|
|Records||NFL record for shortest kick off return for a touchdown (17 yards)|
Daniel Moody Edwards (August 17, 1926 - August 7, 2001) was an American gridiron football player and coach. He played professional as an end in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC), the Canadian Football League (CFL), and the National Football League (NFL).
Edwards played college football at Georgia. Drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1948 NFL Draft, Edwards played for the AAFC's Brooklyn Dodgers (1948) and Chicago Hornets (1949) and the NFL's New York Yanks (1950-1951), Dallas Texans (1952) and Baltimore Colts (1953-1954). In 1950, he was selected for the Pro Bowl and First-Team All-Pro. He holds the record for the shortest kick off return for a touchdown, 17 yards, set on October 17, 1949.
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