|Birth||27 April 1992 (Hastings, Victoria, Australia)|
Lachlan Edwards (born April 27, 1992) is an Australian-born American football punter for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He played college football at Sam Houston State.
Edwards was born in Hastings, Victoria, and attended Mornington Secondary College. In his youth, he was a promising player of Australian rules football, winning selection for the Dandenong Stingrays in the TAC Cup (Victoria's under-18 competition). Edwards subsequently went on to the North Ballarat Football Club, who play in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He spent three years on North Ballarat's list, but was unsuccessful in his attempts to be drafted into the Australian Football League (AFL). Prior to emigrating to the United States, Edwards attended the University of Ballarat, where he represented the university in Australian rules football, rugby, cricket, and track and field. He was selected to the 2012 All-Australian University team.
Sam Houston University
Edwards was selected to the All-Southland Conference First-team and Sports Network FCS All-America third team. Edwards led the NCAA with a 44.4 yard punting average.
New York Jets
On April 30, 2016, Edwards was drafted by the New York Jets in the 7th round (235th overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft.