13  Matt Adams
Matt Adams

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Pensacola, FL

High School:
Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
QB


Saw some action in the spring as a reserve quarterback ... Worked as backup for Danny Wimprine in spring drills ... Ran for 32 yards and completed 2-of-6 pass attempts in spring scrimmage situations ... 2001: Spent the fall of 2001 working as a quarterback for the Tiger offensive scout team ... Did not appear in a game for the Tigers ...Returned to the Tigers in the spring of 2001 after spending the fall rehabilitating his shoulder ... Participated in four spring scrimmages in 2001 and rushed the ball six times for four yards ... Also completed two-of-seven pass attempts for 13 yards ... Is expected to be redshirted this fall as he continues to learn the Tigers' new offensive system ... 2000: Came to the Tigers in fall but was unable to fully participate due to shoulder surgery in May of 2000 ... Returned to his home in Pensacola, FL, and sat out the 2000 season while rehabilitating his shoulder ... Returned to the team for the spring of 2001 and participated in winter workouts and spring drills ... Prep: Lettered in football and baseball at Pensacola Catholic High School ... Started the first four games of the 1999 season before suffering a knee injury in the fifth game of the year ... Over the four-plus games he completed 78-of-120 passes for 1,070 yards and 11 touchdowns ... He added 465 yards rushing on 53 attempts and scored four touchdowns ... For his play in 1999 he was named to the Florida All-Panhandle 2nd team and to the Florida All-State team (honorable mention) ... As a junior he passed for 1,200 yards and 13 touchdowns completing 52-of-138 pass attempts ... He also rushed for 890 yards and seven touchdowns ... Holds the Catholic record for passing yards, touchdown passes, completion percentage, longest touchdown pass and longest touchdown run ... Career totals read 3,425 yards passing, 33 touchdown passes, 1,635 yards rushing and 13 rushing touchdowns ... Long touchdown pass record was set with 92-yard completion and his long touchdown run record was 98 yards ... Has been timed at 4.65 in the 40-yard dash ... A standout baseball player who was named to the 1999 all-area and Florida All-State teams ... Batted .340 as a junior with 13 home runs in leading his team to the state final four in baseball ... Born: 8/11/82 ... Is the son of Mark and Karen Adams ... Is the grandson of former University of Memphis (then Memphis State University) head football coach Fred Pancoast ... Played football for coach Keith Hindsley at Pensacola Catholic High School.

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