Blue Adams
South Florida Bulls
Position:Defensive backs coach
Personal information
Born: (1979-10-15) October 15, 1979 (age 40)
Miami, Florida
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Weight:187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school:Miami (FL)
NFL Draft:2003 / Round: 7 / Pick: 220
Career history
As player:
* Detroit Lions ( 2003)
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
* Purdue (2010)
(Graduate assistant)
  • Northern Iowa (2011)
    (Secondary coach)
  • Miami Dolphins ( 2012)
    (Assistant defensive backs coach)
  • Miami Dolphins ( 2014)
    (Secondary coach)
  • West Virginia (2016)
    (Defensive backs coach)
  • South Florida (2017–present)
    (Defensive backs coach)
  • Career highlights and awards
    * All-NFL Europe (2005)
    Career NFL statistics
    Total tackles:51
    Forced fumbles:1
    Player stats at
    Player stats at PFR
    Player stats at (archive)

    Danny L. "Blue" Adams (born October 15, 1979) is a former American football cornerback who played for four seasons in the National Football League (NFL). After playing college football for Cincinnati, he was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round of the 2003 NFL Draft. During his professional career, Adams was also a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Chicago Bears,[1] Rhein Fire, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Cincinnati Bengals, Atlanta Falcons, and Montreal Alouettes. He is currently the defensive backs coach for the South Florida Bulls.

    Early yearsEdit

    Adams is a 1997 graduate of Miami Senior High School in Miami, Florida, where he was a letterman in football. As a senior, he won All-State Honorable Mention honors, and All-County first team honors, and finished the year with four interceptions, four sacks, 69 tackles, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries.

    Coaching careerEdit

    On February 10, 2012, Adams was hired by the Miami Dolphins as an assistant defensive backs coach. Prior to joining the Dolphins, he had served as a secondary coach at the University of Northern Iowa in 2011. In 2010, Adams served as a secondary coach at Purdue University.

    On March 7, 2016, Adams returned to the collegiate level as the defensive backs coach for the West Virginia University Mountaineers.[2]

    On February 7, 2017, Adams was hired as the defensive backs coach for the South Florida Bulls football team.[3]


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