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87  Brian Adams
Brian Adams

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Gainesville, Ga.

High School:
South Forsyth

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 221

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
1L


11/19/2011

Kentucky-Georgia Postgame Notes

Georgia 19, Kentucky 10

11/14/2011

Hines, Murphy Named Academic All-District

Advance to the National Ballot for Academic All-America

11/07/2011

Joker Phillips Weekly Press Conference Coverage

Held at the Wildcat Den, Nov. 7, 2011

10/24/2011

Joker Phillips Press Conference Coverage

Held at the Wildcat Den on Oct. 24, 2011

10/12/2011

Wildcats Continue to Get Better During Bye Week

Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips was pleased with his team's practice on Wednesday

  • SEC Academic Honor Roll (2010)

Split the spring between football and baseball but still showed enough on the gridiron to be listed as a starter going into August ... Turned in a big performance in the Blue/White Spring Game with seven catches for 121 yards and two touchdowns ... Has good speed and hands ... Plays outfield on the baseball team ... Sat out the 2009 football season while recovering from an unusual medical situation ... Had a blood clot and surgery in July, 2009 ... Adams credits UK athletics trainer Jim Madaleno for possibly saving his life with an astute diagnosis after an initial medical evaluation did not detect the condition ... Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the summer of 2009 but opted to attend Kentucky.

2010 (Redshirt Freshman - Football): Played in 12 games at wide receiver and on special teams, catching three passes for 23 yards ... Got his first career start at Mississippi State ... Made one tackle in kick coverage.

2010 (Freshman - Baseball): Saw limited playing time while spring football was going on ... When spring drills ended, he emerged as the starting leftfielder for the final eight games ... Batted .472 with 17 hits in 36 at-bats ... Used his speed and hands to make several remarkable plays in left field.

2009 (Freshman - Football): Redshirted.

High School: Primarily a quarterback in high school, he projects as a wide receiver on the collegiate level ... Has excellent height and speed, having been timed as fast as 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Was a dual-threat quarterback at South Forsyth High School in Cumming, Ga. ... Also saw playing time at wide receiver and defensive back ... Missed most of his senior season because of an injury ... Named all-county and second-team all-region as a junior ... Rushed for 646 yards and six touchdowns while passing for 1,137 yards and six TDs ... Also returned punts ... Listed as the nation's No. 55 quarterback by Scout.com ... Coached by Wendell Early ... "Brian is a great athlete, very talented with a great work ethic," Early said ... Also an outfielder in baseball, he was a two-year all-county selection ... Helped lead his team to the finals of the state playoffs as a senior, finishing as the runner-up ... Was a 45th-round draft choice by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2009 draft ... Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

Personal: Born in Athens, Ga. ... Son of Keith and Karen Adams ... Currently enrolled in undergraduate studies.

Community Cats: Salvation Army bellringer (2009) ... Participated in an event at Liberty Elementary School ... (2010) ... Visited patients at Birmingham Children's Hospital (2011).

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