PositionTE | SchoolSouth Carolina | YearSenior
Height:6-5| Weight: 247
2015: Caught a career-best 28 passes for 421 yards and 3 TDs.
Career: Finished his career with 66 receptions for 977 yards and 7 TDs, including career highs in all categories as a senior. He was also named a SEC All-Freshmen Team selection.
40-yard dash: 4.64 seconds (1st among TEs)
Bench press: 18 reps (pro day result)
Vertical: 32.5 inches
Broad jump: 9 feet, 3 inches
3-cone drill: 7.05 seconds
20-yard shuttle: 4.31 seconds (5th among TEs)
60-yard shuttle: 11.52 seconds (4th among TEs)
Summary:Adams is a gifted athlete who tested well at the Combine and found a way to increase his production even in a time when South Carolina struggled to move the ball consistently through the air. Scouts love his foot quickness and ball skills, with several of them projecting him to be a menace to defenses who play Cover 2 because of his ability to run vertically and challenge LBs to cover him.
The more you can do: Adams' high school classmates won't be surprised to see him play in the pros. The 6-5 pass-catcher was a do-everything athlete as a prep, playing quarterback, tight end, defensive end and punter on the football team and also playing power forward on the basketball team.
Can block, too: Adams looks and plays like a pass-catching TE, but his NFL.com Scouting Profile explains he's more than just willing to fulfill a blocking role, too. The profile says Adams "Looks spindly on the hoof, but buys into his role as a blocker. Can lock on and sustain a block longer than expected and was used in pass pro."
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