44 - Blake Adams
Blake Adams
Born: Oct. 9, 1991
Height: 5-11
Weight: 225
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Stone Mountain, Ga.
High School: Dunwoody
Position: ILB
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies

After steady improvements over his first two seasons, Blake Adams earned playing time in all 11 games... his first career start came on Oct. 6 against Jacksonville State... followed that up with four consecutive starts, including a season high 11 tackles in second start against Eastern Kentucky on Oct. 20... ranked 42nd overall in the OVC with 53 total tackles... averaged more than four tackles per game.

(AT TECH -
IN 2012): Blake had a strong junior season, making appearances in every game including a span of five straight starts during the second half of the schedule...frst career start came at home against Jacksonville State on Oct. 6, a game in which he made seven tackles, including one unassisted...second start against Eastern Kentucky on Oct. 20, was his season high game...finished the night with 11 tackles...ranked seventh on the team in tackles with 53, incuding one-and-a-half tackles for a loss.

(In 2011): Made appearances in all 11 games for the Golden Eagles at the inside linebacker position. He amassed a total of 35 tackles on the season, nine of which were unassisted. He surpassed his career-best six tackles with seven stops against Maryville College on Sept. 8 in the Golden Eagles' home-opener. He had six stops on Oct. 1 at UT Martin and assisted on one tackle-for-loss the week prior against SEMO. His third best defensive game came at EIU on Sept. 17 when Adams made five total tackles, four on his own.

(In 2010): Blake appeared in 10 of Tech's 11 games in his first season on the field and saw increased playing time as the season advanced...did not play in the game at Southeast Missouri...finished the year with 18 total tackles, including a career-best six stops in the season-ending victory over Jacksonville State, including assisting on a tackle-for-loss...opened his career with two tackles at FBS Arkansas...had two stops each against UT Martin, Austin Peay and Eastern Illinois in OVC play.

(In 2009):
Blake was on the roster in a redshirt role in his first season with the Golden Eagles.

HIGH SCHOOL: Blake was named first-team All-Dekalb County in 2007 and 2008 while starring for Dunwoody High School, and was voted the team MVP as a senior...won the Outstanding Linebacker Award as a junior and senior, and was a team captain in the Dekalb County All-Star Game...an Atlanta Journal-Constitution Player of the Week, he was voted CSS second-team all-state as a senior when he made 118 tackles, 40 assists, five tackles-for-loss, one quarterback sack and one fumble recovery which he returned for a touchdown...one of two signees from Dunwoody School, joining linebacker teammate Jerry King...in addition to three letters on the gridiron, he also lettered three times in shot put with the track & field team.

PERSONAL: The son of Stefon and Febe Adams...birthdate is October 9, 1991...full name is Blake Alexander Stefon Adams... majoring in interdisciplinary studies.