Recruiting Profile: WFU Signee James Adams

The latest update on 2002 Deacon football signee James Adams' recruiting profile.

Name: James Adams
Position: Defensive Back
Hometown: Durham, NC
High School: Northern Durham
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 190
40 Speed: 4.4
HS Graduation Year: 2002

February 22, 2002
    James Adams, a defensive back signee for Jim Grobe's 2002 recruiting class, has had a great both on and off the football field.

    On the field, James finished strong with 107 tackles, 5 interceptions, one touchdown, and two fumble recoveries in 14 games.

    Meanwhile, off the field he is hitting the weights hard. Currently, James, at 6'2" and 200 pounds, benches 260 pounds, powercleans 225 and squats 385.

    The projected outside linebacker is also dominating on the track, coming in James finshed strong too, with his size (200 lbs) he finished 4th in the state in the 500m with a time of 1:08 and 6th in the 300m dash with a time of 36.6 seconds. He is expected to attend the Nike Indoor Classic Nationals held March 9-10 in Landover, Maryland as well.

September 17, 2001
    James Adams, a defensive back from Northern Durham (NC) high school has verbally committed to Wake Forest.

    Adams is a very close friend of Northern Durham star and WFU commit Josh Gattis. In fact, Adams talked about going to college together with Gattis on several occasions. Adams notes, however, that he make his own decision as Wake Forest is the place he wanted to be.

    James was being recruited by many of the top programs in the area as he is one of North Carolina's finest recruits. In fact, the Fayetteville Observer rates him #17 in North Carolina.

    Clemson, East Carolina, Duke, UNC, and N.C. State were among the other schools recruiting James. Adams, who attended the Appalachian State game on September 8, was offered a scholarship by the Wake Forest coaches September 4th. He verbally committed right after the Appalachian State affair.

    James, also a track star, was recruited to play outside linebacker at Wake Forest.

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