Former CD East, Fordham tailback Chase Edmonds gets NFL Combine invite
After starring at CD East and Fordham, Chase Edmonds is about to get a chance to show he belongs against some of college football’s best.
Chase Edmonds might be coming out of a “little school” in Fordham, but he’s about to get a couple of big-time opportunities.
The former CD East star and Fordham tailback received an invite to the NFL Scouting Combine Saturday, according to the school.
A huge congrats to @ChaseEdmonds22 on his invite to the @NFL Scouting Combine!! pic.twitter.com/yGB4txzWCI
— Fordham Ram FB (@FORDHAMFOOTBALL) January 13, 2018
The news comes as Edmonds prepares for the East-West Shrine game, slated for Jan. 20 at Tropicana Field.
The game and the combine will give the 5-foot-9, 202 pounder a chance to shine in front of NFL scouts.
The NFL Scouting Combine will be in Indianapolis from Feb. 27 until March 5. Workouts are slated for Mach 2 until March 5.
Edmonds is the second former CD East player to be invited to the combine in as many seasons, joining former IUP offensive lineman Ethan Cooper.
The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Cooper as an undrafted rookie free agent after last year’s draft. The Steelers waived Cooper on Sept. 2, and he spent the season on the New York Giants’ practice squad.
Edmonds came into last season as one of the most prolific backs in college football history, averaging 6 yards per carry and scoring 62 touchdowns through his first three seasons.
He was beset by injuries as a senior though, and finished with just 577 yards and five touchdowns.
He is rated as the 21st-best running back in the draft class by nfldraftscout.com.
Check out Edmonds’ moves below:
More examples from Fordham RB Chase Edmonds. Still slippery. #NorrisNotes pic.twitter.com/NfkD6uIfIU
— Josh Norris (@JoshNorris) January 2, 2018