A powerful runningback, Adam spent two seasons at Georgia
Southern, transfered to Tech last fall and sat out the 2010
season...heads into the 2011 campaign expected to have a major
impact on the Golden Eagle offense...excellent quickness and
strength...an elusive runner who can also power through
tacklers...spent his first season at Tech on the scout team as he
sat out due to NCAA transfer rules...emerged in the spring as a
top-notch ball carrier and expected to see lots of touches...has
two seasons of eligibility remaining...comes into the year with 926
career rushing yards and 13 touchdowns on 193 carries.
AT TECH (In 2010): Was enrolled in for 2010 Fall semester, but had to sit out the season due to NCAA transfer rules...worked on the scout team...made his move to the top of the depth chart during spring drills.
BEFORE TECH: Played two seasons at Georgia
Southern...had one of the finest seasons ever recorded by a GSU
freshman in 2008 despite missing final two games...SoCon
All-Freshman team…had 52 carries for 304 yards and seven
TDs...season-high of 83 rushing yards on 11 carries helped the
Eagles stage an NCAA record fourth quarter comeback at Western
Carolina…on the first play in overtime scored from 25 yards
out, which proved to be the game-winning touchdown…as a
sophomore he had 141 carries for 622 yards and six TDs and caught
45 passes for 315 yards..rushed 17 yards for 93 yards at North
Carolina...career best 153 yards and two TDs on 32 carries at
HIGH SCHOOL: Adam was a four-year starter in the backfield under coach Hal Lamb at Calhoun High School...named all-state as a sophomore and senior, but missed the chance as a junior when he missed some games due to injury...showed signs of what was to come when he rushed for 500 yards and nine touchdowns as a freshman...sophomore season netted 2,100 yards and 36 touchdowns...injury sidelined him art of junior season but he still rushed for 900 yards and eight scores...added 1,500 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior, helping lead his squad to Georgia Class 2A state runnerup spot.
PERSONAL: The son of Michael and Deanna Urbano...borthdate is October 12, 1989...full nake is Adam Taylor Urbano...majoring in interdisciplinary studies.