Per Lucas Trickle at Gopher Illustrated, Chelsea, MI running back Berkley Edwards verbally committed to the Gophers earlier this evening:
@JoshHelmholdt just told me that Berkley Edwards has committed to Minnesota. #Gophers
Edwards is currently ranked the No. 9 all-purpose running back in the country by http://Rivals.com .
And in case you don't buy it, here are some tweets from Berkley's big brother, Braylon Edwards:
Congrats toy little brother
@_YoungSuperstar verbally committing to the University of Minnesota. A very athletically and academically
Respected university. I still don't understand how my father and I were all-Americans at Michigan but they don't give Berk a shot.
Oh well Minnesota just got one hell of a talent and hard worker, don't be surprised if he tears the maze and blue a new a$$hole soon.
I'm sure Matt and/or GN will have a more in-depth breakdown of the commit tomorrow. As a wannabee recruitnik, I'm going to settle for quoting Twitter and throwing up some Johnny Drama.
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