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Position:  Cornerback
Height  1.80 m
College:  South Carolina State
40 yard dash time  4.5 seconds
Tackles:  91
Weight  88 kg
Name  Phillip (American

Phillip Adams (American football)

Date of birth:  (1988-07-20) July 20, 1988 (age 27)
Place of birth:  Rock Hill, South Carolina
NFL draft:  2010 / Round: 7 / Pick: 224
Role  American football cornerback
Current team  Atlanta Falcons (Cornerback)
Education  South Carolina State University, Rock Hill High School
Similar People  O'Brien Schofield, Adrian Clayborn, Rafael Bush, John Schneider, Jim Tomsula
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Phillip M. Adams (born July 20, 1988) is an American football cornerback that is a free agent of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted in the seventh round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He played college football for South Carolina State University.

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He has also played for the New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, and New York Jets.He also went to Oakdale Elementary School as a kid.

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College career

In his freshman year at South Carolina State University, Adams saw action as a backup and on special teams. He recorded 12 tackles and 2 interceptions, along with a 30-yard punt return. As a sophomore, he played in 11 games.

As a junior, Adams ranked 6th on the team with 48 tackles, and led the team in interceptions with five, and pass deflections with nine. In his senior year, he was a First Team All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference selection, after registering 48 tackles and 3 interceptions.

San Francisco 49ers

Adams was selected in the seventh round (224th overall) by the San Francisco 49ers.

In week 16 against the St. Louis Rams on Dec. 26, 2010, Adams had his left ankle broken while blocking on the opening kickoff of the 2nd half. He was released by the 49ers on September 3, 2011.

New England Patriots

On September 21, 2011, the New England Patriots signed Adams and Landon Cohen after season-ending injuries to Dan Koppen and Myron Pryor. He was waived on October 8, then re-signed on October 13 after Mike Wright went on injured reserve. On October 14, Adams was once again released to make room for Marcus Harrison. On November 21, Adams recorded his first interception in the NFL. He was waived again on November 29.

Seattle Seahawks

On December 20, 2011, Adams was signed by the Seattle Seahawks.

Oakland Raiders

On September 1, 2012, Adams was signed by the Oakland Raiders.

Second stint with Seahawks

Adams signed with the Seattle Seahawks on March 27, 2014.

New York Jets

Adams was signed by the New York Jets on September 1, 2014.

Atlanta Falcons

Adams was signed by the Atlanta Falcons on March 12, 2015.

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