American Football Database
American Football Database
Adam Koets
Koets at a telethon in 2011.
No. 61     
Offensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-01-07) January 7, 1984 (age 37)
Place of birth: Santa Ana, California
Career information
College: Oregon State
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 6 / Pick: 189
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants ( 2007 2011)
Career highlights and awards
* Super Bowl champion (XLII)
Stats at

Adam Koets (/ˈkts/; born January 7, 1984) is a former American football offensive tackle. He was drafted by the Giants in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oregon State.

Early life

Koets was born in Santa Ana, California to parents Russell and Helen Koets. He has one older brother, Jeff and an older sister, Amber. Koets attended Foothill High School in Santa Ana, California. Koets lettered three years in football. He started three years as a defensive end and his senior season as a left tackle on offense. He was chosen as a first team All-Century League on offense his final season and a three-time all-league selection on defense. Koets was the Century League Defensive Lineman of the Year twice and second team All-Orange County and first team All-CIF Division VI on offense as a senior. In his high school career, he had 229 tackles and 16 quarterback sacks. He graduated from Foothill High in 2002.

College career

Koets attended Oregon State University where he played offensive tackle. After redshirting in 2002, Koets played in five games in 2003 as a redshirt freshman. In 2004, he started all 12 games. As a junior in 2005, Koets started all 11 games at left tackle. His play assisted Beaver running back Yvenson Bernard to rank ninth in the nation with a 120.1 yards per game average and quarterback Matt Moore to finish second in the Pac-10 for yards per game passing at 271.1 yards per game. In his senior year in 2006, Koets was a second team All Pac-10 Conference selection after helping the team to average 360.6 yards per game. He started all 13 games his senior season. In his time with Oregon State, he was a three-time Academic All-Pac-10 Conference selection. He graduated with a major in International Business and a minor in German.

Professional career

New York Giants

Koets was drafted by the Giants in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He was released from the Physically Unable to Perform list on November 8, 2011.[1]

Personal life

Koets is a thrill seeker, enjoying sky diving, bungee jumping, surfing and other related extreme sports.[2] Koets is also an accomplished singer and has appeared with the Grove Valve Orchestra, a band led by food industry magnate, Gary Erickson.


Chris Tomsha - Grove Valve Orchestra

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