Who is Gus Edwards?

Gus Edwards is a recognized professional gridiron running back for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He initially played college football at Miami (FL) prior to transferring to Rutgers. Edwards signed with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2018, and his nickname is ”Gus Bus”, referred for his large size and ”bruising” running style.

Gus Edwards Career

College career

Gus attended and played college football from 2013 to 2016 at the University of Miami. He then moved to Rutgers in 2017 as a graduate transfer.

Professional career


Gus signed with the Baltimore Ravens on May 4, 2018, as an undrafted free agent. On September 1, 2018, he was waived and was signed to the practice squad the following day. Edwards was promoted to the active roster on October 13, 2018. In Week 6 of the 2018 season, Edwards made his professional debut in the 21-0 win against the Tennessee Titans. In the game, he had 10 carries for 42 yards. He posted 17 carries for 115 yards and a touchdown in a win against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 11.

On November 25, 2018, he then joined the elite company, when he recorded 23 carries for 118 yards in a 34-17 win against the Oakland Raiders. Edwards became the first Ravens’ rookie running back to have back-to-back 100+ yard rushing games since Jamal Lewis in the 2000 season. He then completed the season as the Ravens leading rusher with 718 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns. Edwards completed 5th among all rookie running backs in rushing yards. He later had 23 rushing yards in his playoff debut, a 23-17 defeat to the Los Angeles Chargers in the Wild Card.


Gus rushed 8 times for 112 yards and a touchdown in the 41-7 victory over the Houston Texans in Week 11. He rushed 21 times for 130 yards in the 28-10 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 17. In the 2019 season, he completed 133 carries for 711 rushing yards and 2 rushing touchdowns.

A photo of Gus Edwards
A photo of Gus Edwards

How old is Gus Edwards?

Gus Edwards is currently aged 27 as he was born on April 13, 1995, in Liberia. He shares his birthday with celebrities including Ron Perlman, Allison Williams, Hannah Marks, Peabo Bryson, Agostina Belli, Al Green, Alejandro Bercovich, Alexandra Adi, Alisha Bailey, Amy Robinson, and many more.

Gus Edwards Family

Who are Gus Edwards’ parents?

Gus Edwards was born to his parents in Liberia and then moved to the United States at the age of five. He has not shared his parents’ information with the media.

Does Gus Edwards have siblings?

Edwards has not shared much about his siblings with the media but two of his four siblings are known, Josh and Johnetta.

Gus Edwards Education

Edwards attended Tottenville High School, where he played high school football. In high school, he was named a three-star recruit by ESPN, 247Sports.com, Scout.com, and Rivals.com. He then joined the University of Miami, playing college football from 2013 to 2016. Edwards later transferred to Rutgers as a graduate transfer, in 2017.

Gus Edwards Girlfriend

Edwards is currently in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend Chelsea Goodman. However, they are not yet married or engaged but are crazily in love with each other.

Gus Edwards Kids

Edwards and his girlfriend Goodman are not yet married and do not have any children together to date.

Gus Edwards Height

Edwards has a huge, well-built, and athletic body with a height of 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) and a weight of 108 kg (238 lbs).


On July 28, 2020, Gus signed a one-year exclusive-rights free agent deal with the Ravens. He rushed for 101 yards on 7 carries during the 34-17 victory against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 13. In Week 14, Edwards had 7 carries for 49 rushing yards and 2 rushing touchdowns in the 47-42 win over the Cleveland Browns.


On March 10, 2021, the Ravens placed a second-round restricted free-agent tender on him. On June 7, Edwards signed a two-year deal extension with the team worth $10 million. He later suffered a torn ACL during practice ending his season on September 9, 2021, and was put on injured reserve the next day.


On August 23, 2022, he was placed on the reserve/PUP list to begin the season. Edwards was then activated on October 22.

Gus Edwards Net Worth

Liberian-born, American professional gridiron football running back, Edwards plays for the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL. He has been active from 2018 to the present as an undrafted free agent and has amassed a net worth of $5 million as of 2022.

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