Minnesota Vikings
Name  Ray Edwards
Born  1/1/1985
Height  6-5
Weight  268
College  Purdue
Appeared in all 11 games as a senior in 2005, posting 22 solo stops and six assisted tackles...Although ninth on the overall tackles list for the Boilermakers, he was second in tackles for loss with 11...Also second in sacks for Purdue with five and a half...Was one of 50 players on the watch list for the 2005 Bronko Nagurski Trophy after being a semifinalist for the Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award following a sophomore campaign in which he ranked second in the Big Ten Conference with eight sacks and totaled 45 tackles, of which 11 went for loss in 2004...Appeared in all 13 games as a freshman, playing mostly on third-down passing situations...Has decided to enter the draft early even though his played dropped off last season...Edwards is one of the better players at his position in the nation, but he still needs to smooth out the rough edges in his game and show that he is of good character and can be counted on.