July 26, 1985|
McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||202 lb (92 kg)|
|High school:||Sto-Rox High School|
|* Offseason and/or practice squad member only|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Career Arena statistics|
|Player stats at ArenaFan.com|
Adam DiMichele (//; born July 26, 1985) is an American football coach and former quarterback. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Temple. DiMichele was also a member of the Calgary Stampeders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Erie Explosion and Philadelphia Soul.
Born to Dominic and Natalie DiMichele, Adam had one of the best high-school careers in the history of Pennsylvania as the Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League's all-time leading passer, breaking records set by Joe Montana, Dan Marino and Joe Namath. His basketball teams at Sto-Rox High School went 105-15. He earned first-team All-State honors in three sports : baseball, basketball and football, while being cited as the State Player of the Year in both football and basketball . After signing with Penn State to play football in February 2004, he decided he wanted to go elsewhere and play college baseball instead.
He was transferred to Temple University in 2006. He was named team captain in 2007 and 2008 . DiMichele threw for 5,024 yards, finishing fourth on the Owls' all-time list, adding 45 touchdowns. He majored in sport and recreation management.
After going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft, DiMichele was offered a tryout with the Philadelphia Eagles and was subsequently signed by the team. He was waived by the Eagles on June 11, 2009. He re-joined to the Eagles on August 12 after backup Kevin Kolb suffered a knee sprain during training camp. He was waived again on August 25.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
DiMichele was signed to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers practice roster on September 25, 2009.
During the 2011 season, DiMichele commanded an offense that led the league in multiple categories, including average passing yards per game (270.6), team points per game (70.2) and total team offensive yards per game (260). He completed 55 percent of his passes (235-of-427) for 3,247 yards and would throw a league-best 91 touchdowns to just 7 interceptions. For his efforts in leading the Explosion to a 9-3 record and a division title, he was named to the SIFL's First-Team Offense and was named league MVP.
Following his professional career, DiMichele returned to Philadelphia to join Matt Rhule's staff as graduate assistant in 2013. Following the season, DiMichele was promoted to wide receivers coach. DiMichele has been Temple's Director of Player Development since the 2015 season.
DiMichele was promoted to the role of offensive assistant, working with Temple's quarterbacks and wide receivers, in January of 2018.
His younger brother Alex DiMichele played fullback with him at Temple, before transferring to Robert Morris University, playing linebacker. His other younger brother, Anthony DiMichele, has been a defensive back for the College of the Holy Cross.
- Adam DiMichele transactions Archived June 6, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- Temple's DiMichele gets his shot with Eagles
- DiMichele Temple Owls Baseball bio Archived June 17, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- Adam DiMichele Stats, News, Photos - Temple Owls - NCAA College ESPN.com
- Roster Moves, Johnson Update | Philadelphia Daily News | 06/11/2009
- Eagles sign QB Adam DiMichele
- Eagles Sign TE Curtis, LB Gatewood - Philadelphia Eagles
- Stamps add two to Practice Roster
- Stamps release DiMichele
- Erie Explosion Sign QB Adam DiMichele
- Three Explosion players named All-Stars
- Erie Explosion QB named indoor league MVP
- Philadelphia Soul Sign QB Adam DiMichele
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-11. Retrieved 2010-04-16.