Redshirted ... named Co-Offensive Scout Team MVP at annual team banquet.
Coached by Scott Surratt at Carthage HS … U.S. Army All-American … SuperPrep All-American … was a first-team All-State pick on offense and a third-team selection on defense in 2011 … Earned first-team All-East Texas honors on offense and defense by the Longview News Journal … caught 76 passes for 1,233 yards and 17 touchdowns as a senior in 2011 … rated a 4-star prospect by 247sports.com and Rivals.com … ranked the No. 17 athlete nationally by Rivals.com … ranked the No. 16 athlete nationally by 247sports.com … ranked the No. 30 safety nationally by ESPNU … ranked the No. 33 safety nationally by Scout.com … rated a 3-star recruit by ESPNU and Scout.com … SuperPrep ranked him the No. 25 player and No. 2 safety in Texas, and also rated him as the No. 23 defensive back in its national 290 list … chose A&M over TCU, LSU, Missouri, Baylor and Arkansas.
Edward Pope is the son of Jeffery Pope … born Feb. 10, 1994 ... ag leadership and development major.