Meet the lovely Mrs. Nicole Edwards; she is the beautiful and proud momma of NFL player Tyler Lockett. Her son is the 5’10” wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks, who also played college football at Kansas State prior the entering the draft, where Seattle selected him with the 69th overall selection in the 3rd round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
Before committing to Kansas State, Tyler attended Booker T. Washington High School, the same school his maternal great-grandfather Leo Hopson Jr. attended before graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education from Langston University and his masters in Education from Northeastern University at Tahlequah.
Tyler is the eldest son of Kevin Lockett, a former football player a Kansas State, now married to Cheryl Lelia Lockett, mother of his three other children; Sterling and twins Jordan and Jacob.
Tyler’s amazing mother, former sprinter Nicole is the daughter of Marvin D. Hopson, 63, a Langston University graduate and Shirley Ann Edwards, 60.
According to Tyler in addition, to track, Nicole also played basketball.
“She was an athlete herself,” Tyler said of his mom. “She was a track star and basketball star, so she understands the mental part of the game. She’s always telling me, ‘Hey, God is with you. Just believe. Don’t get nervous.’”
As a matter of fact, his paternal grandfather who coached Nicole one of the greatest athletes he ever had the opportunity to coach, spoke about her tenacity, as well as her refuse-to-lose attitude that made her almost unbeatable
“She didn’t think there was anything she couldn’t do,” said John Lockett, who at one time coached her in track.
Furthermore, Mrs. Edwards was born Nicole Shree Edwards on March 3, 1975; she resides in Tulsa, Oklahoma.