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Curtis Adams (American football)

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Positions  Running back
Role  American football player
Name  Curtis (American
1985–1988  San Diego Chargers

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Date of birth  (1962-04-30) April 30, 1962 (age 53)
College  Central Michigan University
Education  Central Michigan University

Place of birth  Muskegon, Michigan

Curtis Ladonn Adams (born April 30, 1962) is a former American football player. He played running back at Central Michigan University and with the San Diego Chargers of the NFL.


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Early life

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Adams was born on April 30, 1962 in Muskegon, Michigan. He attended Muskegon Orchard View High School.

College career

In 1982, Adams was a second-team All-American selection by the UPI and was named Mid-American Conference "Offensive Player of the Year". He was first in team all-MAC selection three straight years. Curtis gained 1,090, 1,431, and 1,204 yards in his final three seasons at Central Michigan. At Central Michigan, Adams set multiple school records:

  1. most net yards gained rushing in a single game (238)
  2. most rushing touchdowns in a single game
  3. longest run from scrimmage (87)
  4. career rushing yards (4,126) (third most in MAC history)
  5. most career touchdowns (44) (also set a MAC record)

Professional career

Drafted in the eighth round of the 1985 NFL Draft by the San Diego Chargers, Curtis played four seasons in the NFL totaling 907 yards and seven touchdowns rushing and 76 yards on nine receptions. His best game in the NFL came on a nationally televised Thursday night game on November 20, 1986 against the Los Angeles Raiders. Although the Chargers lost, Curtis rushed 26 times for 93 yards and three touchdowns.


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