David Edwards

 

 

Age: 20

 

Summary: former high school football player whose injury was fictionalized on the TV show Friday Night Lights who was a junior defensive back at San Antonio's James Madison High School and became paralyzed after he broke his neck when he collided with an Austin Westlake wide receiver when both were reaching for a pass during a November 2003 playoff game.

 

 

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

 

Born: March 1, 1987

 

Died: February 27, 2008

 

Location: San Antonio, Texas