Zach Edwards
Zach  Edwards


Middletown, Ohio

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200




UC Football vs. BYU

The University of Cincinnati football team played BYU on Military Appreciation Day on Nov. 5, 2016.


Cincinnati vs. Temple

Oct. 29, 2016


Cincinnati vs. ECU

Cincinnati defeats ECU 54-46 Thursday, November 14, 2014 inside Paul Brown Stadium.


Cincinnati vs. Memphis

University of Cincinnati vs. University of Memphis football game - October 4, 2014


Cincinnati vs. Miami (OH)

Cincinnati vs. Miami (OH)

15 Edwards Bio

2015: Named All-American Athletic Conference Honorable Mention … Saw action in all 12 games, recording multiple tackles in every game … Opened the season with four tackles against Alabama A&M … Recorded six tackles against Temple … Had seven tackles, five solo, along with a 29-yard interception return, at Miami (Ohio) … Had three-straight games with six tackles each against Memphis, Miami (Fla.) and BYU, while one tackle went for a loss against both the Tigers and Hurricanes … Made eight tackles in consecutive games against UConn and UCF … Had 11 tackles and an interception at Houston … Posted 12 tackles against Tulsa … Recorded six tackles and an interception at USF … Made seven tackles in the regular season finale at East Carolina.

2014: A 12-game starter at safety ... second on the team with 110 tackles ... tied a then career-high with 11 stops in the opener against Toledo ... re-set his career mark with 12 stops against Miami (Ohio) ... also snagged his first interception of the season, returning it for 14 yards ... had nine stops at Ohio State ... set a career best with 18 tackles against Memphis ... also forced a fumble and was credited with a half tackle for loss ... had a single stop at Miami (Fla.) ... totaled four tackles and a PBU at SMU ... finished with five tackles and a PBU against USF ... had his fourth double-digit tackle game of the season with 12 stops at Tulane ... his 16 stops against East Carolina, including a career-high 12 solo tackles, marked Edwards' fifth double-figure tackle game in 2014 ... had a tackle and PBU at UConn ... tallied eight solo stops at Temple ... had 13 tackles against Houston, wrapping up the regular season with six double-digit tackle games.

2013: Tallied one tackle and forced a fumble in the season-opening win over Purdue (08/31)...recorded six tackles in the road loss to Illinois (09/07)...had four tackles and picked off first career interception in win against Northwestern State (09/14)...garnered one tackle versus Miami (Ohio) (09/21)...accumulated four tackles in the conference loss to USF (10/05)...tallied five tackles and an interception in the win against Temple (10/11)...posted six tackles in the Homecoming victory over UConn (10/19)...posted a career-high 11 tackles and recovered a fumble in the road win versus Memphis (10/30)...named American Defensive Player of the Week (11/04)...had seven tackles against SMU (11/09)...recorded nine tackles in the rout of Rutgers (11/16)...accumulated five tackles in the road victory over Houston (11/23)...garnered four tackles in the loss to Louisville (12/05).

High School: Ranked as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and 247Sports.com ... graded as a two star recruit by Scout.com and ESPN.com ... rated as No. 147 wide receiver in the class of 2012 and No. 66 prospect in the state of Ohio in the 2012 class by 247sports.com ... ranked as the No. 233 wide receiver in the class of 2012 by Scout.com ... graded as the No. 191 wide receiver in the 2012 class and a Top-100 prospect in the state of Ohio in the class of 2012 by ESPN ... earned second-team All-Southwest District honors as a senior at Middletown High School ... as a defensive back he recorded 40 solo tackles, two interceptions, one fumble recovery and one touchdown and at wide receiver he recorded 17 receptions for 251 yards and two touchdowns as a senior ... was a three-time, First-Team All-GMC selection at three different positions ... earned 2011 Postseason All-TriStateFootball.com Third Team honors ... chose UC over Akron, Bowling Green and Miami (OH) ... rejoins former Middletown teammate EJ Junior IV, a redshirt freshman linebacker at UC ... coached by Troy Everhart.