Adams in 2012
|No. 28 Oakland Raiders|
|Date of birth:July 20, 1988|
|Place of birth: Rock Hill, South Carolina|
|Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)||Weight: 195 lb (88 kg)|
|College: South Carolina State|
|NFL Draft: 2010 / Round: 7 / Pick: 224|
|Debuted in 2010 for the San Francisco 49ers|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 2012|
Phillip Adams (born July 20, 1988 in Rock Hill, South Carolina) is an American football cornerback who is currently a member of the Oakland Raiders. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He played college football for South Carolina State University.
Early years[edit | edit source]
Adams attended Rock Hill High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina, where he was a teammate of Ko Simpson and Jonathan Hefney. In 2004, he helped the Bearcats to a Class 4A Division I state championship.
College career[edit | edit source]
In his freshman year at South Carolina State University, Adams saw action as a backup and on special teams. He recorded 12 tackles and 2 interceptions, along with a 30 yard punt return. As a sophomore, he played in 11 games.
As a junior, Adams ranked 6th on the team with 48 tackles, and led the team in interceptions with five, and pass deflections with nine. In his senior year, he was a First Team All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference selection, after registering 48 tackles and 3 interceptions.
Professional career[edit | edit source]
San Francisco 49ers[edit | edit source]
Adams was selected in the seventh round (224th overall) by the San Francisco 49ers.
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|5 ft 10⅝ in||192 lb||4.50 s||1.62 s||2.57 s||4.34 s||7.16 s||34½ in||10 ft 4 in|
New England Patriots[edit | edit source]
On September 21, 2011, the New England Patriots signed Adams and Landon Cohen after season-ending injuries to Dan Koppen and Myron Pryor. He was waived on October 8, then resigned on October 13 after Mike Wright went on injured reserve. On October 14, Adams was once again released to make room for Marcus Harrison. On November 21,, Phillip recorded his first interception in the NFL. He was waived again on November 29.
Seattle Seahawks[edit | edit source]
On December 20, 2011, Adams was signed by the Seattle Seahawks.
Oakland Raiders[edit | edit source]
On September 1, 2012, Adams was signed by the Oakland Raiders.
References[edit | edit source]
- Former South Carolina State Defensive Back Phillip Adams Drafted by San Francisco 49ers
- "Phillip Adams Draft Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=103455&draftyear=2010&genpos=CB. Retrieved October 26, 2010.
- 49ers Trim Roster to 53
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