Braidwood spent the 2009 season on the 9-game injured list with a knee injury.
Braidwood injured his knee during training camp and was on the nine-game injured list all season.
In 2007, Braidwood played in 17 games (16 starts) at defensive end and was the team leader in quarterback sacks with seven. Braidwood suffered a knee injury against the Saskatchewan Roughriders on October 26 and missed the final game of the season.
Braidwood played in 15 games (10 starts) in an impressive rookie season. He recorded 20 defensive tackles, four quarterback sacks, one tackle for a loss, five forced fumbles, two fumble returns and a touchdown. He earned CFL Lineman of the Week honours for his outstanding performance in the Labour Day Rematch when he racked up three forced fumbles, two tackles, two quarterback sacks and a touchdown. On the final play of the game, Braidwood forced a fumble and took it in for the score. Adam got his first start in Game 6. He missed three games near the end of the season with a hamstring injury. Braidwood was the Eskimo nominee for Rookie of the Year.
In his 48 games at Washington State he racked up 90 defensive tackles, 13.5 sacks and three forced fumbles. His senior year Braidwood registered 27 tackles, 8.5 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks, which tied him for eighth in the Pac-10 Conference. Adam was All-Pac 10 Freshman, co-winner of the Leon Bender Defensive Lineman-of-the-Year Award in 2004 and won the Tim Petek Strongest Man Award two straight years at WSU.
Parents Bill and Robin Braidwood. Two brothers Brian and Scott. Interested in English or history at WSU.