Adam Froman

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Adam Froman
No. 5
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: (1987-12-18) December 18, 1987 (age 30)
Santa Rosa, California
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school: Santa Rosa (CA) Maria Carrillo
College: Louisville
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
As player:
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Comp. / Att.: 48 / 69
Passing yards: 459
TDINT: 8–6
QB rating: 80.53
Rushing TDs: 4
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

Adam Froman (born December 18, 1987) is a former American football quarterback who played one season with the Spokane Shock of the Arena Football League (AFL). He first enrolled at Santa Rosa Junior College before transferring to the University of Louisville. Froman was also a member of the Atlanta Falcons and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Early years[edit]

Froman played high school football at Maria Carrillo High School in Santa Rosa, California. He threw for 1,944 yards as a senior and also recorded 20 touchdown passes.[1]

College career[edit]

Froman first played college football for the Santa Rosa Bear Cubs of Santa Rosa Junior College. He helped the Bear Cubs to an 8-3 season in 2008, including a 28-20 win over No. 2-ranked Sierra College in the West Bank Bowl. He threw for 525 yards on 35 of 61 passing with three touchdowns in a win over Sierra and was named the game's Most Valuable Player. Froman tied the school record with seven touchdown passes in his third college start. He threw for a state-leading 3,876 yards and 40 touchdowns passes and was the NorCal Conference Offensive Player of the Year in 2008.[1][2]

He later transferred to play for the Louisville Cardinals from 2009 to 2010.[1] Froman recorded 17 touchdowns on 2,987 yards in 17 career games for the Cardinals.[3]

Louisville statistics[edit]

Year Team Passing Rushing
Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A TD Int Rtg Att Yds Avg TD
2009 Louisville 111 185 60.0 1,354 7.3 6 5 126.8 61 78 1.3 0
2010 Louisville 132 218 60.6 1,633 7.5 11 4 136.5 36 75 2.1 2
Career 243 403 60.3 2,987 7.4 17 9 132.0 97 153 1.6 2

Source:[4]

Professional career[edit]

Froman was rated the 13th best quarterback in the 2011 NFL Draft by NFLDraftScout.com. The website also predicted that he would be selected in the sixth or seventh round.[5]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad
6 ft 4 in
(1.93 m)
220 lb
(100 kg)
4.54 s 1.59 s 2.64 s 4.16 s 6.80 s 30 12 in
(0.77 m)
9 ft 4 in
(2.84 m)
All values from Louisville Pro Day[5]

Atlanta Falcons[edit]

After going undrafted, Froman signed with the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL) on July 27, 2011. He was released by the Falcons on September 1, 2011.[6]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers[edit]

On September 27, 2011, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League signed Froman to the team's practice squad.[7] He was released by the Blue Bombers on October 11, 2011.[8]

Spokane Shock[edit]

Froman signed with the Spokane Shock of the AFL on November 2, 2011. He received playing time after starter Erik Meyer suffered an injury in the Shock's home opener.[9] He recorded eight touchdowns on 459 passing yards for the Shock in 2012.[10] Froman was released by the Shock on May 7, 2012.[11]

Statistics[edit]

Year Team Passing Rushing
Cmp Att Pct Yds TD Int Rtg Att Yds TD
2012 Spokane 48 69 69.6 459 8 6 80.53 12 85 4

Stats from ArenaFan:[12]

Coaching career[edit]

Froman served as an offensive assistant for the LSU Tigers from 2012 to 2013.[2][13] He served as quarterback coach of the Valdosta State Blazers from 2013 to 2014.[2]

After football[edit]

Froman (The Football King of Louisville) can be heard on the Louisville airways on ESPN Radio 93.9 The Ville. He is a regular guest on The Deener Show w/Drew Deener Wednesdays from 7:00 am - 10:00 am.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Adam Froman". gocards.com. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Adam Froman hired as Blazer football quarterbacks coach". vsuspectator.com. March 27, 2013. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Adam Froman". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Adam Froman". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 3, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Adam Froman". nfldraftscout.com. Retrieved December 3, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Adam Froman". kffl.com. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Transactions - September 2011". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Transactions - October 2011". cfl.ca. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  9. ^ "BTW: Out of the Pocket with Shock QB Adam Froman". arenafootball.com. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Adam Froman". arenafan.com. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Historical Team Transactions". arenafan.com. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Adam Froman". arenafan.com. Retrieved September 19, 2017. 
  13. ^ "Froman Named Quarterbacks Coach". vstateblazers.com. March 26, 2013. Archived from the original on December 30, 2014. Retrieved December 30, 2014. 

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