Coach Edwards is a graduate of North Mesquite High School.  He played college football at Ouachita Baptist University and received his Master’s Degree as a Graduate Assistant Coach at Delta State University.  Edwards has been an educator for 36 years and has recently retired from public education where coached at Harmony High School for the past 10 years with Coach Russell.  Before his time at Harmony, Billy was the Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Little Elm, Venus, and S and S High School.  Coach Edwards is married to Audra.  Ethan, their oldest son, is married to Lindsey and he is a coach at Woodrow Wilson High School in Dallas.  Their daughter, Allyson, serves as a Youth Minister in Little Rock and she has recently married Zack Kelley.  Their youngest son, Isaac, plays college football at Ouachita Baptist University. Edwards has served as a deacon at Mobberly Baptist Church in Longview, Calvary Baptist Church in Mesquite, and is currently attending New Hope Baptist Church.