Former Texas A&M guard David Edwards dies from coronavirus

Tanya Simon
March 26, 2020

Edwards played for Texas A&M in the early 1990s and holds the record single-season record for total assists.

"To tell you the truth", Stering Nunnally, a former teammate, told the New York Post, "it's scary, because it's like nobody knows what's going on".

"Never in a million years would I even have imagined that my backcourt teammate would go before his time", Henderson wrote on Facebook. A Texas A&M official later confirmed Edwards' death to the Dallas Morning News. For those who prayed for him, he is now in a better place.

With the Aggies, the 5-foot-9 Edwards averaged 13.3 points, 8.8 assists, 5.6 rebounds and 2.7 steals per game in his senior year, with his 265 assists easily leading the Southwestern Conference.

Former Texas A&M basketball player David Edwards died in New York City after contracting the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus, the respiratory illness infecting thousands around the world.

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David Edwards' death was confirmed by his former college, Texas A&M, on Monday.

In another coronavirus-related death of a former college player, ex-St.

Henderson added: "This coronavirus has hit me in the heart". Dave was one of the fiercest competitors and best point guards that Ive ever met. It was not believed that Green had any underlying health issues. He was a three-time all-Southwest Conference player. He reportedly contracted the virus at an event he was working as a DJ.

Green played for St. John's from 1991-1994, appearing in 72 games.

"He was our defensive lockdown guy", St. John's director of sports medicine and longtime head trainer Ron Linfonte said. "He could score if he needed to". Green was 49 years old. He is one of only six players in Division I history to achieve such a feat.

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