Sam Adams ’93, Football

Sam Adams was a consensus All-American as a junior in 1993 and was named defensive player of the year by Sports Illustrated. He was the runner up for the Lombardi Award and was named the SWC defensive player of the year. As a senior, he posted 78 tackles, caused 5 fumbles, recovered three fumbles, recorded 10.5 sacks and 13 tackles for losses and broke up four passes. Adams was a first round draft choice for the Seattle Seahawks in 1994.