Adams Holding Three Early Options

Juwan Adams threw for over 3,000 yards as a high school junior, good enough to reach the top ten state wide regardless of classification. In addition to those gaudy passing numbers, Adams added over 800 yards rushing. Adams holds three early scholarship offers, with more schools flirting with the notion of following suit.

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"I have offers from Louisville, Louisiana Tech and Memphis," Adams reported. "I am hearing some from Mississippi State, Southern Miss and a few other schools too. I honestly never expected all of this to happen to me.

"It's all so new to me that I don't really know what to expect. I am not sure how all of this is going to go, but I am happy about everything."

The North Pike program has made some tremendous strides in the past several years. The Summit, Mississippi high school is now a regular stop for college recruiters.

"It all really got started with A.J. (Jefferson) and those guys," Adams said. "I got to see what all of them were able to accomplish and it just showed me that I can do the same kinds of things. It made me realize that the sky is really the limit. If I work for it, then I can go on to college and play."

With Jefferson now at Mississippi State, Vernon Butler at Louisiana Tech and Ethan Frith at Florida State, Adams has had the chance to see the fruits of the football labor evident in the lives of his former teammates.

Adams is in no hurry to decide and he is currently working hard to help North Pike on the basketball court before putting his team through the spring football paces.

"I feel like we are where we want to be on offense," Adams said of the 2015 football program. "Defensively, we're still getting there. We're not where we want to be yet, but we're working on all of that. I expect to see some guys step this spring on that side of the ball."

With a quartet of talented quarterbacks in the Magnolia State emerging as bona fide major college prospects, Adams is working hard to stand out and distinguish himself.

"I am just working hard to get better at everything," Adams said. "I just want to be the best player I can be this year and then we'll see how things go after that."


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