Landrum’s Edmondson signs with Greenville Titans Sports AcademyPublished 4:38pm Thursday, May 24, 2012
by Joey Millwood
Nathan Edmondson is tough.
The Landrum senior seems like your average nice guy off the gridiron, but when he pads up it’s a different story, said Cardinals Coach Russell Mahaffey.
“He knew how to flip the switch on Friday night,” Mahaffey said.
Edmondson will flip that switch for the Greenville Titans Sports Academy in the fall. May 23 he became the second Cardinal to sign there. He’ll be blocking for Landrum quarterback Brandon Cannon.
For Edmondson, the chance to continue his football career was too much to pass up. The senior left tackle will be playing guard for the Titans next season and they’ll be getting a mauler, Mahaffey said.
In fact, the Cardinals created an award at their annual sports banquet in honor of Edmondson. They call it the “Railroad Award” because of the lineman’s driving blocks.
As Edmondson works to continue this football career, he’s taking one lesson from Mahaffey and the Cardinals.
“I always need to work harder,” he said.
Edmondson is ecstatic about the opportunity to keep on playing.
“I’m just excited that I don’t have to take any time off and keep going,” he said.