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Ron Adams
No. 10     
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-07-24) July 24, 1966 (age 53)
Place of birth: Taylor, Michigan
Career information
College: Eastern Michigan
Undrafted in 1988
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* Detroit Drive (19911993)
 As coach:
* Taylor (MI) Center H.S. (AST) (1989–1992)
Career highlights and awards
* Second Team All-MAC (1986)
  • First Team All-MAC (1987)
  • ArenaBowl Champion (1992)
  • Eastern Michigan Hall of Fame (1999)
  • Michigan High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame
Comp. / Att.     101 / 177
Passing yards     1,330
TD-INT     12-10
QB Rating     74.35
Rushing TD     7
Stats at ArenaFan.com

Ron Adams (born July 24, 1966) is a former American football quarterback for the Detroit Drive and Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at Eastern Michigan.

Early lifeEdit

Adams attended Taylor Center High School in Taylor, Michigan.

College careerEdit

Adams continued his football career at Eastern Michigan. Adams lead the Eagles to the 1987 Mid-American Conference (MAC) championship, and was twice named an All-MAC selection. He was inducted into the E-Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1999.[1]

StatisticsEdit

Adams' statistics are as follows:[2]

NCAA collegiate career statistics
Eastern Michigan Eagles
Season Games Passing Rushing
Comp Att Yards Pct. TD Int QB Rating Att Yards Avg TD
1984 5 15 35 258 42.9 2 2 112.2 5 14 3.6 0
1985 8 91 167 997 54.5 5 11 100.3 49 -10 -0.2 0
1986 11 151 251 1,995 60.2 13 6 139.2 78 50 0.6 0
1987 12 107 202 1,527 53.0 6 9 117.4 100 425 4.3 6
NCAA Career Totals 36 364 655 4,757 55.6 26 28 121.1 241 502 2.1 6

Professional careerEdit

He played for the Detroit Drive of the Arena Football League from 1991-1993. He served as a backup quarterback, starting a few games during the 1992 ArenaBowl Championship season.

Adams came back to arena football in 1997 with the Tampa Bay Storm. Adams spent 3 seasons as the backup quarterback.

Coaching careerEdit

Adams coached for 24 years, serving as a head coach for 13 of those years, and he continues as the head coach at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Wyandotte, Michigan.[3] He was inducted into the Michigan High School Football Association's Coaches Hall of Fame.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Ron Adams". www.emueagles.com. Eastern Michigan University. http://www.emueagles.com/hof.aspx?hof=4&path=&kiosk=. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
  2. "Ron Adams". www.sports-reference.com. USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/ron-adams-1.html. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
  3. Jared purcell (November 27, 2013). "Wyandotte Roosevelt football coach Ron Adams says goodbye after raising program to new heights". www.mlive.com. M Live. http://highschoolsports.mlive.com/news/article/3115282984063173267/wyandotte-roosevelt-football-coach-ron-adams-says-goodbye-after-rising-program-to-new-heights/. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
  4. "Coach Ron Adams". www.hof.mhsfca.com. Michigan High School Football Association Coaches Hall of Fame. http://hof.mhsfca.com/bios/coach-adams-ron/. Retrieved November 3, 2014.

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