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13  Eric Adeyemi
Eric Adeyemi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Miami, Fla.

High School:
Southridge

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
Wide Receiver

Experience:
1L


Has shown excellent speed as he learns to play wide receiver on the collegiate level ... Earned game action as a true freshman ... Had his best game in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, a good sign for further improvement.

Statistics

2008 Game-by-Game

2008 (Freshman): Played in all 13 games, including three starts ... Caught 13 passes for 108 yards ... Top game was two receptions for 31 yards in the Liberty Bowl.

High School: Combined wide receiver ability with state champion success in track ... As a senior, caught 31 passes for 455 yards and four touchdowns for Southridge HS in Miami, Fla. ... Rushed 24 times for 246 yards, a 10.3-yard average, and five TDs ... Also returned kickoffs and punts, including a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown ... Two-way player as a senior and had two interceptions on defense ... Named to the All-Dade County team, a talent-rich area ... According to a story in the Miami Herald, Eric was the only player in his senior season who caught a touchdown pass against highly regarded Miami defensive back prospect Brandon Harris ... Credited with 16 receptions for 353 yards, an impressive 22.1-yard average, and four TDs as a junior ... Rushed for 206 yards on 28 carries with three TDs ... Three-year letterman, two-year starter ... Coached by Rodney Hunter ... Also a track standout ... As a senior, won the state meet in the 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles ... Best time in the 110 has been 13.9 seconds ... Top clocking in the 300 was 36.7 seconds ... Has been timed below 4.4 seconds in the 40-yard dash ... Member of the school's "5000 Role Models" organization.

Personal: Born in Miami, Fla. ... Name is pronounced "ad-uh-YEM-ee" ... Son of Mary Adeyemi ... Has a brother, Mike, who plays soccer at Radford ... Major is undeclared.

2014 National Signing Day Commonwealth Stadium