John Adams (running back)

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John Adams
No. 39, 87
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1937-11-28)November 28, 1937
Place of birth: San Diego, California
Date of death: August 8, 1995(1995-08-08) (aged 57)
Place of death: Helendale, California
Career information
College: Los Angeles State
NFL draft: 1959 / Round: 5 / Pick: 57
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing att–yards: 41–99
Receptions–yards: 21–264
Touchdowns: 4
Player stats at

John Albert Adams[1] (November 28, 1937 – August 8, 1995)[2] was a professional American football fullback in the National Football League. He played for five seasons for the Chicago Bears (1959–1962) and the Los Angeles Rams (1963). Adams was a fifth round selection (57th overall pick) of the Bears in the 1959 NFL Draft out of California State University, Los Angeles.[3]


  1. ^ "John Adams". Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  2. ^ "John A Adams". Retrieved 2009-03-19. 
  3. ^ "1959 NFL Draft". Retrieved 2009-03-19. 

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