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Brian Edwards
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Personal information
Full name Brian Edwards
Date of birth October 6, 1984 (1984-10-06) (age 25)
Place of birth Summit, New Jersey, United States
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current club Toronto FC
Number 18
Youth career
2004–2007 Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2005 Carolina Dynamo 23 (0)
2008– Toronto FC 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 29 October, 2009.
† Appearances (Goals).

Brian Edwards (born October 6, 1984, in Summit, New Jersey) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.




Youth and College

Edwards attended Providence High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, played club soccer for the Charlotte Soccer Club, and played college soccer at Wake Forest University. In his four-year playing career at Wake Forest, Edwards put up a career 0.78 GA average, 44 career shutouts, and led the Demon Deacons to victory in the 2007 Division I Men's College Cup, defeating Ohio State University in the final. During his college years he also played with Carolina Dynamo of the USL Premier Development League.


Edwards was drafted in the second round (twenty-eighth overall) of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft by Toronto FC, which intended to use Edwards as a back-up goalkeeper behind Greg Sutton. He made his MLS debut on March 29, 2008, in a 2-0 defeat to Columbus Crew.[1]


Toronto FC

Wake Forest University

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