Titus Adams

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Titus Adams
Titus-Adams 8-28-09 Patriots-vs.-Redskins.jpg
Adams during an August 28, 2009 preseason game against the Washington Redskins.
No. 62
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-01-28) January 28, 1983 (age 32)
Place of birth: Omaha, Nebraska
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Omaha (NE) Creighton
College: Nebraska
NFL draft: 2006 / Round: 7 / Pick: 220
Career history
*Inactive and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
  • Honorable mention All-Big 12 (2005)
Career NFL statistics
Tackles: 2
Sacks: 0.0
Forced fumbles: 0
Stats at NFL.com

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.

Adams has also been a member of the New York Giants, San Diego Chargers, Cincinnati Bengals and New England Patriots.

Early years[edit]

Adams was born in Omaha, Nebraska,[1] 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 and Rivals.com.[2][3]

College career[edit]

Adams played defensive tackle in college for the University of Nebraska. In 49 games with the Huskers, Adams started 22 times. He recorded 135 tackles (60 solos) with 3.5 sacks, 16 tackles for losses and 26 quarterback pressures. He recovered two fumbles, deflected three passes and intercepted two others. He graduated with a degree in business administration.[3]

Professional career[edit]

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.[4]

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.[4]

Adams was claimed off waivers by the Cleveland Browns on January 1, 2010.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Titus Adams". Nebraska Athletics. Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ "U.S. Army All-American Bowl". U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Retrieved July 22, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Titus Adams". Nebraska Huskers. Retrieved July 22, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "Titus Adams – Official New England Patriots Biography". New England Patriots. Retrieved July 22, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Cleveland Browns Transactions". NFL.com. Retrieved July 22, 2010. 

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