Darvin Adams

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Darvin Adams
No. 1 Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-01-05) January 5, 1990 (age 27)
Place of birth: Canton, MS
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school: Kennesaw (GA) Harrison
College: Auburn
Undrafted: 2011
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Darvin Adams (born January 5, 1990) is a Canadian football wide receiver for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He was signed by the Carolina Panthers as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Auburn.

High school career[edit]

Adams attended Harrison High School where he had 15 touchdown receptions and five rushing touchdowns as a junior. He fractured his left arm in an all-star game. He Had 66 catches for 867 yards and 11 touchdowns as a senior, 106 tackles and two interceptions. He received an Honorable Mention Class AAAAA All-State team as a senior and was selected to play in the Cobb County All-Star Senior Bowl. Tommy Tuberville said of his recruit, "Darvin Adams is an excellent outside receiver. He’s got height and speed and should be very good in this offense."[1] It was also at Harrison High School that Darvin was given the nicknames: D-roc, Drocthegreat, D-Smooth and D-Smoove.

College career[edit]

During the 2009 season with Auburn he had 60 receptions for 997 yards and 10 touchdowns.[2]

Adams was named Most Valuable Player of the January 1, 2010 Outback Bowl, with 12 receptions for 142 yards in Auburn's 38-35 victory. During the 2010 SEC Championship Game, Auburn won the Southeastern Conference and Adams broke the SEC Championship Game record for receiving yards with 217. On January 17, 2011, Auburn University announced Adams' decision to skip his senior year and declare for the NFL draft, in which he went undrafted.

Professional career[edit]

National Football League[edit]

He was signed as an undrafted rookie free agent by the Carolina Panthers on July 30, 2011, but was released on September 3 during final cuts. He spent time on the team's practice squad before he was promoted to the active roster on November 25, 2011.

United Football League[edit]

In 2012, Adams played in 4 games for the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League

Canadian Football League[edit]

On January 28, 2013, Adams signed with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League. He spent two years with the club, playing in 11 games and starting eight. He caught 18 passes for 237 yards and one touchdown.

Upon entering free agency, Adams signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on February 10, 2015.[3] Adams was one of the Bombers leading receivers in 2015, catching 61 passes for 839. yards with 6 touchdowns. Adams missed 12 games during the 2016 season with a shoulder injury, returning to the starting lineup for the second last week of the regular season.[4] On January 16, 2017 the Bombers and Adams agreed to a three-year contract extension, preventing him from becoming a free-agent about a month later.[5]


  1. ^ Christa Turner Auburn signees Find out who Auburn signs February 06, 2008 Ledger-Enquirer
  2. ^ Todd leads Auburn past Furman 63-31
  3. ^ FA15: Adams, Dile, Brown and Hurl sign with Blue Bombers
  4. ^ Hobson, Russ. "'Not Good': Winnipeg Blue Bombers fall flat in loss to Ottawa RedBlacks". Global News. Retrieved 2016-10-30. 
  5. ^ "Bombers re-sign WR Adams through 2019 - Article - TSN". TSN. 2017-01-16. Retrieved 2017-01-16. 

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