82 - Bill Edger
Bill Edger
Height: 6-3
Weight: 197
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Hainesport, N.J.
High School: St. Joseph's Prep (Pa.)
Position: WR

Bill Edger • Enters 2010 with a streak of 20 straight games with at least one reception.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009:
• Led the team with 818 receiving yards on 49 catches.
• Caught five touchdown passes, tied for third on the team.
• Ranked fourth in the Patriot League in receiving yards, and ninth in catches.
• Caught at least two passes in all 12 games.
• Had a season-best nine receptions for 127 yards and a touchdown against Colgate.
• Named the AT&T Crusader of the Week following the Colgate game.
• Totaled seven catches for 104 yards and a score at Villanova in the NCAA playoffs.
• Recorded seven receptions for 82 yards and a score against Georgetown.
• Caught five passes for 61 yards at Lehigh.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008:
• Saw action in all 11 games at wide receiver, starting twice.
• Totaled 24 catches on the season for 345 yards and four touchdowns.
• Ranked third on the team in both receiving yards and touchdown catches.
• Caught five passes for 63 yards and two scores against Bucknell.
• Made five catches for 47 yards and a touchdown against Brown.
• Had four receptions for 39 yards against Lehigh.
• Finished with two catches for 61 yards and a score at Colgate.

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2007:
• Selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
• Saw action in all 11 games as a backup wide receiver and on special teams.
• Earned his first career start against Colgate.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006:
• Missed the entire season due to injury, and received a medical redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL:
• Named first team All-Catholic League and first team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania as a senior.
• A first team All-City selection by the Philadelphia Daily News.
• Earned honorable mention All-State honors, in addition to being named to the Academic All-State team.
• Caught 43 passes for 782 yards and eight touchdowns during the 2005 season.
• Team won the Catholic League Red Division championship during his senior year, and finished the season ranked 20th in the nation.
• Also a member of the baseball team at St. Joseph’s Prep.

PERSONAL:
• Son of Mary Beth and William Edger, Jr.
• Father played football at West Chester University, and was inducted into the West Chester Hall of Fame.
• Majoring in Economics.

 

EDGER'S RECEIVING STATISTICS
YEAR GP-GS REC YARDS AVG TD LONG
2007 11-1 0 0 0.0 0 0
2008 11-2 24 345 14.4 4 42
2009 12-10 49 818 16.7 5 50
TOTAL 34-13 73 1163 15.9 9 50