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Brian Edwards - About Me

Brian Edwards covers football, basketball and the UFC with a special emphasis on SEC football and SEC hoops. He has handicapped for VI since 2002.

Brian is a 1998 graduate of the University of Florida. After working as a sports writer in the Atlanta area for nearly two years, Edwards joined Vegas Insider in March of 2000.

Brian is a regular guest on radio shows all across the country. During football season, he is a weekly guest on the The Paul Howard Show in Las Vegas, The Sharp and Benning Show on 1620 The Zone in Omaha and the Chris Vernon Show in Memphis. Brian also makes regular appearances on Chad Millman's podcast on ESPN.com.  

On Dec. 26 of 2009, Brian beat every member of the national media to the news of Urban Meyer's resignation as the head football coach at the University of Florida. Of course, Meyer changed his mind the next day, but VI was the website that provided that stunning news first. Also, Brian alerted bettors to the pending suspensions of 20 FSU football players prior to the Music City Bowl in '07, suggesting that gamblers immediately play Kentucky -1 because the line was going to be heavily adjusted. As it turned out, Brian advised VI readers to then come back with FSU +9 (the adjusted number) so when the 'Cats won by seven, the perfect 'middle' gave gamblers multiple winners.

Brian hosted VI's radio show, The Power Hours, on Thursday nights from 2005-2012.

Brian is a life-long fan of the Florida Gators, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks and the Atlanta Falcons.

Brian is also a big fan of Steve Spurrier, Charles Barkley, the Van Gundys, Bill Raftery, Hannah Storm and Erin Andrews. On the flip side, Brian is not a big fan of Roger Clemens, Alex Rodriguez, Kobe Bryant, Bobby Bowden and all Dookies including Coach K.

You can check out more of his work at BrianEdwardsSports.com.

For daily sports gambling analysis, you can follow Brian on twitter at Vegasbedwards.

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NEW BLOG UPDATE

By Brian Edwards
Posted 12/08/2014 at 10:54 AM

Florida is below .500 for the first time since the conclusion of Billy Donovan's second season (1996-97) when it lost a first-round NIT game to Georgetown. It wasn't easy getting there.

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Posted 12/07/2014 at 05:29 PM

Robbie Lawler avenged his loss to Johny Hendricks in March by winning Saturday's rematch by split decision (48-47, 47-48, 49-46) to capture the welterweight title at UFC 181 in Las Vegas. Lawler, who hooked up his backers as a +170 underdog, dominated the last minute of the fight and had Hendricks badly hurt in the final seconds.

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ACCOLADES AND DOCUMENTED RECORDS
2013-2014 NCAA FB #2 Guaranteed Leader: +580
2012-2013 NBA Guaranteed Leader: +2,564
2012-2013 NCAA FB #2 Money Leader: +2,527
2012-2013 NCAA FB Percent Leader: 63%
2011-2012 NFL #2 Percent Leader: 60%
2011-2012 NFL #2 Guaranteed Leader: +1,086
2010-2011 NCAA BK #3 Money Leader: +1,461
2010-2011 NCAA BK #3 Percent Leader: 55%
14-1 all-time record in BCS Championship Games
2008-2009 NCAA BK #2 Over-Under Leader: +995
2007-2008 NCAA BK Over-Under Leader: +1,405
2006-2007 NFL Over-Under Leader: +1,120
2006-2007 NFL Member Leader: +1,155
2006-2007 NBA #2 Money Leader: +1,415
2006-2007 NBA #2 Percentage Leader: 54%
2004 MLB Money Leader: +5,760
2004-2005 NCAA FB #3 Percentage Leader: 57%
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