Former Georgia standout receiver Terrence Edwards will be inducted into the 2017 Winnipeg Blue Bombers Hall of Fame, the Canadian Football League franchise announced Thursday.
The 2017 class will be honored at the Hall of Fame Legacy Gala Dinner on Oct. 11 in Winnipeg, as well as the annual Hall of Fame game on Oct. 14 when the Blue Bombers play host to the N.C. Lions at Investors Group Field.
Edwards, a native of Tennille, Ga., finished his CFL career with 508 receptions for 7,637 yards and 47 touchdowns. He was a two-time CLF All-Star and three-time CFL East All-Star. He played in three Grey Cups during his career including two with the Blue Bombers.
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He ranks fourth all-time in Blue Bomber history for receptions (469) and receiving yards (7,200). He posted five 1,000-yard seasons and tallied 24 games with at least 100 yards receiving.
At the end of his Bulldog career in 2002, Edwards owned the Southeastern Conference record for receiving yards (3,093) and ranked second in receptions (204). His receiving totals still rank as Georgia records along with being the only Bulldog to record a 1,000-yard receiving season when he finished with 1,004 as a senior.
Edwards spent one season with the Atlanta Falcons in the NFL before enjoying a nine-year career in the CFL. He played for the Montreal Alouettes (2005-06) and then the Bombers (2007-13)