Nick Edwards was hired by the Atlanta Falcons as an offensive assistant on March 22, 2022.
Edwards joined Atlanta's staff after spending two seasons (2020-21) as the offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach at Cal Poly University. In 2020, Edwards participated in the NFL's Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship with the Minnesota Vikings.
Prior to his time at Cal Poly, Edwards spent three seasons (2017-19) as the wide receivers and running backs coach at the University of California – Berkeley.
Edwards also spent three seasons (2014-16) at his alma mater, Eastern Washington University, as the wide receivers coach where he coached future NFL wide receivers Cooper Kupp and Kendrick Bourne. In 2015, Kupp was named the FCS ADA National Offensive Player of the Year, STATS FCS National Offensive Player of the Year and was first-team All-Big Sky for a second consecutive season. In 2016, both Kupp and Bourne earned all-conference honors, while Kupp earned FCS ADA National Offensive Player of the Year for a second consecutive year.
Before his coaching career, Edwards played four seasons (2009-12) at Eastern Washington University and was signed by the Minnesota Vikings following the 2013 NFL Draft. The former wide receiver also spent time with the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks.