Jimmy Edwards

Jimmy LaRoy Edwards
Born: September 19, 1952
Oklahoma City, OK USA
Position: RB
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 185
College: Oklahoma, La-Monroe
High School: Classen (Oklahoma CIty, OK)
Career: 1974-1982

Jimmy Edwards played from 1974 to 1982 during his career with the Minnesota Vikings, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Birmingham Americans and Shreveport Steamer. Edwards ran for 4,313 yards in his career on 824 attempts, scoring 26 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 149 passes for 1,146 yards and 10 receiving touchdowns..

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1977CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats2150.094.5150.000.0102.1
1978CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats300.


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1974WFL Birmingham Americans995755.878 5
1975WFL Shreveport Steamer491633.318 3
1976CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats19410465.487 7
1977CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats25015816.369 6
1978CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1978404.332 2
1981CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers18673.713 0
1982CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders17412.43
WFL1487385.078 8
CFL67635755.387 18
Totals82443135.287 26


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1974WFL Birmingham Americans1112811.628 2
1975WFL Shreveport Steamer492.20
1976CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats574578.036 4
1977CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats392235.720 0
1978CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats332969.075 4
1979NFL Minnesota Vikings122.00
1981CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers11010.010 0
1982CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders3217.00
WFL151379.128 2
CFL13310077.675 8
Totals14911467.775 10

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1976CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats5369013.0103 1
1977CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats4654811.967 0
1978CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats392506.422 0
1979NFL Minnesota Vikings331865.642 0
1982CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders2178.512 0
NFL331865.642 0
CFL140150510.8103 1
Totals17316919.8103 1

Kick Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1974WFL Birmingham Americans3049216.480 0
1975WFL Shreveport Steamer58517.022 0
1976CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1337228.659 0
1977CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1332124.745 0
1978CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats1832418.024 0
1979NFL Minnesota Vikings44110325.183 0
1981CFL Winnipeg Blue Bombers11414.014 0
1982CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders512725.444 0
WFL3557716.580 0
NFL44110325.183 0
CFL50115823.259 0
Totals129283822.083 0

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1979NFL Minnesota Vikings106000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1974WFL Birmingham Americans5200000300052
1975WFL Shreveport Steamer3000000100022
1976CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats741000072
1977CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats6000000240
1978CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats2400000138
1982CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders300000018

Playing Career:


1977 - CFL Most Outstanding Player


1976 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1977 - CFL CFL All-CFL
1977 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1978 - CFL CFL All-CFL
1978 - CFL CFL East All-Star