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Edwards updates his summer plans

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Chelsea, Mich., three-star running back Berkley Edwards is on the cusp of several scholarship offers, with teams interested in seeing him at their summer camps. The 5-foot-9, 189-pound back already has a busy summer schedule, though.
"I know for sure right now Alabama and maybe LSU [camps]," Edwards said. "Those are the only two, but I have to find out the rest of my schedule because my summer is going to be real hectic between high school football, camps and AAU track."
Edwards, who has clocked several 40-yard dash times in the 4.3 range this off-season, is just now finishing his high school track season. He qualified for the state meet in the 100 meters, the 4x100 relay and the 4x200 relay last Friday at the regional finals meet. His personal best in the 100 meters this spring is 10.89.
Edwards holds seven scholarship offers from Ball State, Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Kent State, Minnesota and Western Michigan. His offer from Minnesota was one of his most recent and he has high interest in the Gophers.
"I'm interested in everybody that is giving me a scholarship," Edwards noted. "I like the school a lot. There are a lot of business opportunities, a nice coaching staff and nice people around the staff."
Edwards visited Minnesota in April prior to receiving his offer from the Golden Gophers. He is looking to return to the campus again for a more detailed look soon.
"I do have plans - hopefully in the summer - to get back down there," Edwards said. "When I went before it was just me and my dad for a few hours and came back that same day. Maybe I can get back out there when the whole family can spend the day out there."
Edwards also visited Wisconsin around the same time he visited Minnesota. The Badgers are also keeping a close eye on Edwards despite limited scholarship offers available to them in the 2013 class.
"Wisconsin is going to come look at me at the Sound Mind, Sound Body Camp at Wayne State [in June]," Edwards said.
A new team showing interest is the Cal Golden Bears and their coaches have been in contact with Edwards within the last week.
"We talked a little bit and shared some information about the school," Edwards said. "They said as far as offering, they would like me to come to camp."
Edwards is in no rush to make his final college selection. He expects to take official visits before deciding where to continue his career.
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