Julian Francis Edelman is a former American football wide receiver and return specialist who played in the National Football League for 12 seasons with the New England Patriots. He played quarterback at Kent State and was selected in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Patriots, where he transitioned to a punt returner and wide receiver role. Edelman became a primary offensive starter by his fifth year in 2013 and was a staple of New England's receiving corps until his retirement following the 2020 season. Although never selected to a Pro Bowl, Edelman was one of the NFL's most productive postseason receivers. He ranks second in postseason receiving yards and receptions, along with holding the Super Bowl records for punt returns and first-half receptions in a single game.
|Position||Wide receiver Return specialist|
|Date of birth||May 22, 1986|
|Place of birth||Redwood City, California|
|High school||Woodside, (Woodside, California)|
|NFL Draft||2009 / Round: 7/ Pick: 232|
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Wide receiver who made his NFL debut in 2009 for the New England Patriots and helped the team win Super Bowls XLIX, LI and LIII. He was named Super Bowl MVP of Super Bowl LIII after catching 10 passes for 141 yards.
He played one year of college football at College of San Mateo, and three years at Kent State University.
In college he was a quarterback, but after being selected in the 7th round of the 2009 NFL draft, he converted to wide receiver.
He became a favorite target of Tom Brady on the Patriots.
- San Mateo Bulldogs football players
- Super Bowl MVPs
- Kent State Golden Flashes football players
- Sportspeople from the San Francisco Bay Area
- American football return specialists
Latest information about Julian Edelman updated on June 23 2021.