Phillip Adams (American football)
Adams with the Raiders in 2012.
No. 24 New York Jets
|Date of birth:July 20, 1988|
|Place of birth: Rock Hill, South Carolina|
|High school: Rock Hill (SC)|
|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 Week 6, 2014
Phillip M. Adams (born July 20, 1988) is an American football cornerback for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). 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.
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.
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.
San Francisco 49ers
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|
|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|
|All values from South Carolina State Pro Day on March 31, 2010|
New England Patriots
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 re-signed 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, Adams recorded his first interception in the NFL. He was waived again on November 29.
On December 20, 2011, Adams was signed by the Seattle Seahawks.
On September 1, 2012, Adams was signed by the Oakland Raiders.
Second stint with Seahawks
Adams signed with the Seattle Seahawks on March 27, 2014.
New York Jets
|Year||Team||Games||Combined Tackles||Tackles||Assisted Tackles||Sacks||Forced Fumbles||Fumble Recoveries||Fumble Recovery Yards||Interceptions||Interception Return Yards||Average Interception Return Yards||Longest Interception Return||Interception Return Touchdowns||Passes Defended||Stuffs||Stuff Yards||Kick Blocks|
- Former South Carolina State Defensive Back Phillip Adams Drafted by San Francisco 49ers
- "Phillip Adams Draft Profile". NFLDraftScout.com. Retrieved October 26, 2010.
- 49ers Trim Roster to 53
- Lange, Randy (September 1, 2014). "Jets Sign CB Adams, Release WR Enunwa". New York Jets. Archived from the original on September 1, 2014. Retrieved September 1, 2014.
- "Phillip Adams Stats". ESPN Internet Ventures. Retrieved 14 January 2014.