#97

Darrell Adams

Weight:

285 lbs

Height:

6' 5"

Position:

Defensive Tackle

College:

Villanova

Birthdate:

Sep 16th, 1983

Career Years:

4

Team:

Alumni

Highlights

2008

He played in 16 games in his second season with the Ticats, starting 15 of them…led the team with nine quarterback sacks…also recorded 41 defensive tackles, five tackles for losses and one forced fumble...recorded his first career CFL sack on June 26 against Montreal, hauling down Alouettes quarterback Anthony Calvillo…spent two weeks (4 and 5) on the injured list.

2007

Played in two games, starting both, after signing with the Ticats on September 25…recorded two defensive tackles…made his CFL debut on October 8 in Montreal…re-signed with the NFL’s New York Jets on January 9…attended training camp and was released by the Jets on August 27

College

A three-time first team All-Atlantic Ten selection, started 38 of 45 games with Villanova, collecting 153 tackles (105 solos) with 13.5 sacks, five fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, two blocked kicks... (2005) All-Atlantic Ten Conference first-team selection...Finished with 40 tackles (20 solos), two sacks for minus 22 yards and 11.5 stops for losses of 45 yards... (2004) First-team All-Atlantic Ten Conference pick when he manned the defensive end position, coming up with 40 tackles (28 solos), four sacks for minus 29 yards and ten stops for losses of 45 yards...Recovered five fumbles, returning one for a touchdown...Blocked two kicks, registered a safety and deflected a pass...(2003) Named first-team All-Atlantic Ten Conference after starting every game at right defensive end...made 44 tackles (32 solos) with three-and-a-half sacks for minus 21 yards and 12.5 stops for losses of 41 yards...(2002) Played in thirteen games, starting six contests at defensive end...Finished with 39 tackles (25 solos), four sacks for minus 18 yards, ten stops for losses of 30 yards and four quarter-back pressures and also deflected two passes. (2001) Redshirted as a freshman.

Personal

Born September 16, 1983 in Bayshore, New York…Attended Islip (N.Y.) High School and earned three varsity letters in both football and basketball...All-League selection as a junior in 1999 and an All-County choice as a senior in 2000.