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Dan Edwards
Date of birth: August 17, 1926(1926-08-17)
Place of birth: Osage, Texas
Date of death: August 7, 2001 (aged 74)
Place of death: Gatesville, Texas, United States
Career information
Position(s): Wide Receiver
College: Georgia
NFL Draft: 1948 / Round: 1 / Pick: 9
(By the Pittsburgh Steelers)
 As player:
Brooklyn Dodgers (AAFC)
Chicago Hornets (AAFC)
New York Yanks
Dallas Texans
Baltimore Colts
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1
Playing stats at

Daniel Moody Edwards (August 17, 1926 - August 7, 2001) was an American football end in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and the National Football League (NFL). He 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 10/17/1949.



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