Bradford Wayne Edwards is a former NFL defensive back who had a distinguished career in the league. Born in Lumberton, North Carolina in 1966, he attended Douglas Bryd High School in Fayetteville, NC. After a successful high school career, Brad went to play football at the University of South Carolina where he had 10 interceptions.
To begin his professional career, the Minnesota Vikings selected Brad in the second round of the 1988 NFL Draft. He played with the Vikings for two seasons, and then went to free agency, where he signed with the Washington Redskins. He played with the Redskins for four season and became a Super Bowl champion in the 1991 season. Brad played a vital role for the Redskins victory during the Super Bowl after intercepting the Buffalo Bills quarterback twice. For the final two seasons of his career, Brad played for the Atlanta Falcons. Over the nine season and three teams, Brad intercepted 18 passes and had two touchdowns.
After his successful career in the NFL, Brad stepped into collegiate athletics. He served as an assistant athletic director and senior associate director at the University of South Carolina from 1999 to 2006. In 2009, he was named the athletic director at Newberry College. Currently, Brad is the CEO of the NFL Alumni Association.
Throughout his career, Brad has demonstrated his dedication and leadership, both on and off the field. His achievements, including winning Super Bowl XXVI and serving in prominent positions at universities and the NFL Alumni Association, are a testament to his impact and dedication to sports.