Ron Adams
No. 10     
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1966-07-24) July 24, 1966 (age 54)
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 life[edit | edit source]

Adams attended Taylor Center High School in Taylor, Michigan.

College career[edit | edit source]

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]

Statistics[edit | edit source]

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 career[edit | edit source]

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 career[edit | edit source]

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]

References[edit | edit source]

  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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