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{{short description|American football defensive end}}
 
 
{{Infobox NFL player
 
{{Infobox NFL player
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|name=Titus Adams
 
|image=Titus-Adams 8-28-09 Patriots-vs.-Redskins.jpg
 
|image=Titus-Adams 8-28-09 Patriots-vs.-Redskins.jpg
 
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|caption=Adams during an August 28, 2009 preseason game against the [[Washington Redskins]].
 
|caption=Adams during an August 28, 2009 preseason game against the [[Washington Redskins]].
 
|name=Titus Adams
 
|name=Titus Adams
|number=62
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|currentteam=Free Agent
|position=[[Defensive end]]
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|currentpositionplain=[[Defensive end]]
 
|birth_date={{birth date and age|1983|1|28}}
 
|birth_date={{birth date and age|1983|1|28}}
 
|birth_place=Omaha, Nebraska
 
|birth_place=Omaha, Nebraska
 
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|weight=305
|high_school=[[Creighton Preparatory School|Omaha (NE) Creighton Prep]]
 
 
|college=[[Nebraska Cornhuskers football|Nebraska]]
 
|college=[[Nebraska Cornhuskers football|Nebraska]]
 
|draftyear=2006
 
|draftyear=2006
 
|draftround=7
 
|draftround=7
 
|draftpick=220
 
|draftpick=220
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|debutyear=2009
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|debutteam=New England Patriots
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|pastteams=<nowiki></nowiki>
 
* [[New York Jets]] ({{NFL Year|2006}})*
 
* [[New York Jets]] ({{NFL Year|2006}})*
 
* [[New York Giants]] ({{NFL Year|2006}})*
 
* [[New York Giants]] ({{NFL Year|2006}})*
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* [[New England Patriots]] ({{NFL Year|2008}}–{{NFL Year|2009}})
 
* [[New England Patriots]] ({{NFL Year|2008}}–{{NFL Year|2009}})
 
* [[Cleveland Browns]] ({{NFL Year|2009}}–{{NFL Year|2010}})
 
* [[Cleveland Browns]] ({{NFL Year|2009}}–{{NFL Year|2010}})
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:<small>*Inactive and/or practice squad member only</small>
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|status=Active
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* Honorable mention All-Big 12 (2005)
 
* Honorable mention All-Big 12 (2005)
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|statseason=2009
 
|statlabel1=[[Tackle (football move)|Tackle]]s
 
|statlabel1=[[Tackle (football move)|Tackle]]s
 
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'''Titus Adams''' (born January 28, 1983 in [[Omaha, Nebraska]]) is an [[American football]] [[defensive end]] for the [[Cleveland Browns]] of the [[National Football League]]. He was drafted by the [[New York Jets]] in the seventh round of the [[2006 NFL Draft]]. He played [[college football]] at [[Nebraska Cornhuskers football|Nebraska]].
'''Titus Adams''' (born January 28, 1983) is a former [[American football]] [[defensive end]]. He was drafted by the [[New York Jets]] in the seventh round of the [[2006 NFL Draft]]. He played [[college football]] at [[Nebraska Cornhuskers football|Nebraska]].
 
   
 
Adams has also been a member of the [[New York Giants]], [[San Diego Chargers]], [[Cincinnati Bengals]] and [[New England Patriots]].
 
Adams has also been a member of the [[New York Giants]], [[San Diego Chargers]], [[Cincinnati Bengals]] and [[New England Patriots]].
   
 
==Early years==
 
==Early years==
Adams was born in [[Omaha, Nebraska]],<ref>{{cite web|url= http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=5056|title= Titus Adams|publisher= Nebraska Athletics |accessdate= June 3, 2014}}</ref> and was a standout defensive tackle for [[Creighton Preparatory School]]. There he was a two-time all-state selection and led his team to the state championship back to back years. They won the state title in 1999, and finished runner-up in 2000. Adams participated in the first ever [[U.S. Army All-American Bowl]] game on December 30, 2000, and was named to several All-American teams, including those of [[Parade (magazine)|''Parade'' magazine]] and [[Rivals.com]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.usarmyallamericanbowl.com/playersalumni.php|title=U.S. Army All-American Bowl|publisher=U.S. Army All-American Bowl|accessdate=July 22, 2010|deadurl=yes|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20101216010904/http://usarmyallamericanbowl.com/playersalumni.php|archivedate=December 16, 2010|df=}}</ref><ref name="HuskersBio">{{cite web|title=Titus Adams|url=http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=4&SPID=22&DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=5056&Q_SEASON=2005|publisher=Nebraska Huskers|accessdate=July 22, 2010}}</ref>
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Adams was a standout defensive tackle for [[Creighton Preparatory School]]. There he was a two-time all-state selection and led his team to the state championship back to back years. They won the state title in 1999, and finished runner-up in 2000. Adams participated in the first ever [[U.S. Army All-American Bowl]] game on December 30, 2000, and was named to several All-American teams, including those of [[Parade (magazine)|''Parade'' magazine]] and [[Rivals.com]].<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.usarmyallamericanbowl.com/playersalumni.php|title=U.S. Army All-American Bowl|publisher=U.S. Army All-American Bowl|accessdate=July 22, 2010}}</ref><ref name="HuskersBio">{{cite web|title=Titus Adams|url=http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=4&SPID=22&DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=5056&Q_SEASON=2005|publisher=Nebraska Huskers|accessdate=July 22, 2010}}</ref>
   
 
==College career==
 
==College career==
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==Professional career==
 
==Professional career==
Adams was drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the [[2006 NFL Draft]] but released by the team on September 2, 2006. He was re-signed to the Jets' practice squad on September 6, 2006. In December of that year, the New York Giants signed Adams from the Jets' practice squad to their 53-man roster. Adams spent the rest of the season with the team and was waived on August 17, 2007. Adams was claimed off waivers by the Chargers on August 20, 2007, but waived on August 31, 2007. The Cincinnati Bengals signed Adams to their practice squad on December 18, 2007. He was re-signed to a future contract on December 31, 2007, but released by the team on July 7, 2008. In July 2008, Adams was signed by the [[New England Patriots]]. He was waived on August 30 and re-signed to the team's [[practice squad]] on September 1.<ref name="PatsBio">{{cite web|url=http://www.patriots.com/team/index.cfm?ac=playerbio&bio=33232|title=Titus Adams &ndash; Official New England Patriots Biography|publisher=New England Patriots|accessdate=July 22, 2010|deadurl=yes|archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20100213030617/http://www.patriots.com/team/index.cfm?ac=playerbio&bio=33232|archivedate=February 13, 2010|df=}}</ref>
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Adams was drafted by the New York Jets in the seventh round of the [[2006 NFL Draft]] but released by the team on September 2, 2006. He was re-signed to the Jets' practice squad on September 6, 2006. In December of that year, the New York Giants signed Adams from the Jets' practice squad to their 53-man roster. Adams spent the rest of the season with the team and was waived on August 17, 2007. Adams was claimed off waivers by the Chargers on August 20, 2007, but waived on August 31, 2007. The Cincinnati Bengals signed Adams to their practice squad on December 18, 2007. He was re-signed to a future contract on December 31, 2007, but released by the team on July 7, 2008. In July 2008, Adams was signed by the [[New England Patriots]]. He was waived on August 30 and re-signed to the team's [[practice squad]] on September 1.<ref name="PatsBio">{{cite web|url=http://www.patriots.com/team/index.cfm?ac=playerbio&bio=33232|title=Titus Adams &ndash; Official New England Patriots Biography|publisher=New England Patriots|accessdate=July 22, 2010}}</ref>
   
 
After spending the 2008 season on the practice squad, Adams was waived again on September 5, 2009, and re-signed to the team's practice squad the next day. On December 9 he was promoted to the active roster. He played in his first NFL game on December 13 against the [[Carolina Panthers]], recording two tackles at [[nose tackle]]. He was waived on December 31.<ref name="PatsBio"/>
 
After spending the 2008 season on the practice squad, Adams was waived again on September 5, 2009, and re-signed to the team's practice squad the next day. On December 9 he was promoted to the active roster. He played in his first NFL game on December 13 against the [[Carolina Panthers]], recording two tackles at [[nose tackle]]. He was waived on December 31.<ref name="PatsBio"/>
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==External links==
*[https://web.archive.org/web/20100106135143/http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/team/player.php?id=3899 Cleveland Browns bio]
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*[http://www.clevelandbrowns.com/team/player.php?id=3899 Cleveland Browns bio]
   
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{{Persondata <!-- Metadata: see [[Wikipedia:Persondata]]. -->
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| NAME = Adams, Titus
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| SHORT DESCRIPTION = Player of American football
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| DATE OF BIRTH = January 28, 1983
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| PLACE OF BIRTH = Omaha, Nebraska
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| DATE OF DEATH =
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[[Category:1983 births]]
 
[[Category:1983 births]]
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[[Category:Sportspeople from Omaha, Nebraska]]
 
[[Category:Sportspeople from Omaha, Nebraska]]
 
[[Category:Players of American football from Nebraska]]
 
[[Category:Players of American football from Nebraska]]
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[[Category:U.S. Army All-American football players]]
 
[[Category:African-American players of American football]]
 
[[Category:African-American players of American football]]
 
[[Category:American football defensive tackles]]
 
[[Category:American football defensive tackles]]
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