Marcus Adams (footballer)

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Marcus Adams
Marcus Adams 2018.1.jpg
Adams training with the Western Bulldogs in August 2018
Personal information
Full name Marcus Adams
Date of birth (1993-06-30) 30 June 1993 (age 26)
Original team(s) West Perth Falcons
Draft No. 35, 2015 national draft
Height 192 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 93 kg (205 lb)
Position(s) Key Defender
Club information
Current club Brisbane Lions
Number 24
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2016–2018 Western Bulldogs 27 (4)
2019– Brisbane Lions 10 (0)
Total 37 (4)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2019.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Marcus Adams (born 30 June 1993) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League (AFL).[1]

He was drafted with the 35th selection in the 2015 national draft by the Western Bulldogs.[2]

AFL career[edit]

Adams made his debut in round 1, 2016 against Fremantle.[1] He played a further 10 games in his debut season, before a foot injury sustained in the round 15 clash against Sydney cut short his year.[3]

Adams made his first appearance in 2017 in the round 2 grand final rematch against the Swans, as a direct replacement for injured veteran Dale Morris.[4] He was among the best players, recording 20 disposals, 9 of which were contested.

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to end of 2018[5]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team No. Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2016 Western Bulldogs 33 11 0 2 95 84 179 63 25 0.0 0.2 8.6 7.6 16.3 5.7 2.3
2017 Western Bulldogs 25 10 4 7 86 68 154 65 30 0.4 0.7 8.6 6.8 15.4 6.5 3.0
2018 Western Bulldogs 25 6 0 0 55 35 90 37 12 0.0 0.0 9.2 5.8 15.0 6.2 2.0
Career 27 4 9 236 187 423 165 67 0.1 0.3 8.7 6.9 15.7 6.1 2.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Marcus Adams". westernbulldogs.com.au. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  2. ^ "Pick 35 - Marcus Adams". westernbulldogs.com.au. Retrieved 15 April 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.westernbulldogs.com.au/news/2016-07-04/-adams-hurt-dahl-running-again
  4. ^ https://thewest.com.au/sport/afl/forgotten-defender-marcus-adams-gets-green-light-for-western-bulldogs-game-against-sydney-ng-b88431313z
  5. ^ "AFL Tables - Marcus Adams statistics". AFL Tables.

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