2023 QB Cameron Edge earns spot on Youth1's Freshman450 | Youth1

2023 QB Cameron Edge earns spot on Youth1's Freshman450

Cameron Edge is one of the top signal callers in the Class of 2023, so it’s only appropriate the Hyattsville, Maryland product earned a nod for the 2019 Youth1 Freshman450.

The 6-foot-3, 205-pound Edge, who attends DeMatha Catholic High School, currently holds offers from Maryland, South Carolina and UMass.

Being selected to the Freshman450 is an honor which means a lot to the talented Edge.

“It feels great to be recognized as one of the best athletes in my class,” Edge said. “It just shows that hard work pays off and I need to keep doing what I do.

Edge gives plenty of credit to his mentors for the success he’s garnered on the field.

“Making the list says that my game is above my age and that I’ve had very good coaches and instructors along the way teaching me how to play the game,” Edge said.

Edge explains the aspects of being a quarterback in which he excels.

“My strengths are reading the defense and making tough throws from sideline to sideline,” Edge said.  

Edge relishes the role of quarterback and all of the responsibility it entails.

“I just love being a leader and being the person my team counts on,” Edge said.

Edge enjoys both the mental and physical components of being a quarterback.

“I love being a team leader and shredding good talented defenses apart with my brain and arm,” Edge said.

Edge lists his college offers and top performances from this season as some of his proudest accomplishments.

“I have had big games against our best opponents and throwing for 200 yards against a tough St. John’s team,” Edge said.

Edge is constantly studying film of this six-time Super Bowl champion quarterback in order to learn the fundamentals of the position.
“I try to model my game after Tom Brady because he makes great reads and is a great leader,” Edge said.

Edge outlines his upcoming schedule. It’s important to Edge that he’s always staying sharp even in the offseason.

“I think I’ll do some camps and 7v7 this year. I plan on going to Clemson this spring,” Edge said. “I just prepare for those by pushing myself every day physically and mentally.”

Edge shares an aspect of his game that he intends to heavily hone and grind to getter better at.

“I’m working on improving my movement outside of the pocket and extending plays,” Edge said. “Something I’m going to work on for the next level is just being able to extend plays with my feet.”

Edge praises his support system at DeMatha Catholic for all of their assistance in enabling him to be the best player he can be. Edge is confident his development is on the right track.

“I feel I’m progressing every day because every day I’m getting pushed by good coaches and good players who are around me,” Edge said. “Having the pressure as a freshman that plays a lot of varsity snaps pushes me to succeed on the field.”



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Article written by Rolando Rosa.


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