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CMU Football: Jake Edmiston Named National Player of the Week

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Updated: Mon, 20 Jan 2014 08:51:54 MST

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.-Colorado Mesa senior linebacker Jake Edmiston earned National Player of the Week honors from Wednesday (Oct. 16). He was also named RMAC player of the week earlier this week.

Edmiston, a native of Palisade, Colo., tallied 23 tackles, including 11 solo, in the win over Western New Mexico Saturday. He currently leads Div. II and ranks tied for third in the nation regardless of division in tackles per game at 14.8.

Edmiston has also been invited to play in the USA Football Bowl Festival. He has the option of playing in the bowl game that will take place on Jan. 20 in Hoover, Ala., and will feature players from NCAA I-AA, II, III and NAIA.

Colorado Mesa is currently 4-2 overall and will play at Fort Lewis Saturday (Oct. 19).

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