Davante Adams: Career Stats, Notes

The NCAA, conference and school records for prolific Fresno State receiver Davante Adams, along with injury and agility reports, college stats and more in a dizzying array of numbers.

NCAA Career-Record Results…Davante Adams' average of 116.54 yards per game receiving rank eighth in NCAA history and is the best average recorded by a major college player since Kevin Curtis of Utah State averaged 124.95 yards (22 games, 2,789 yards; 2001-02)…
Mountain West Conference Career-Record Results…Adams ranks fourth in league history with 233 receptions, topped by Ryan Wolfe of San Diego State (283; 2006-09), J.R. Tolver of San Diego State (262; 1999-02) and Jovon Bouknight of Wyoming (250; 2002-05)…Set the MWC record with 38 touchdowns, as the former record-holder Austin Collie of Brigham Young (30; 2004, 2007-08) is the only other player in league annals to record at least thirty scoring grabs…Recorded three 200-yard receiving performances in 2013, setting both the league career and season records…Tolver was the only other conference receiver to record at least two 200-yard receiving games…His thirteen 100-yard performances tied Tolver and Vincent Brown of San Diego State (2007-10) for the second-best career numbers in league annals, Topped by Collie's seventeen century mark efforts…
School Career-Record Results…Adams holds the school-record with 233 grabs, surpassing the old mark of 222 by Rodney Wright (1998-2001)…He is just the third Bulldog to gain 3,000 yards receiving (3,030), joining Wright (3,274) and Charlie Jones (3,344; 1992-95)…His thirteen 100-yard receiving games topped the old FSU record of twelve that is shared by Jones and Bernard Berrian (1999-2003)…His 38 touch-downs shattered the old record of twenty-five that is shared by both Jones and Berrian…Compiled a string of eight consecutive games with at least one touchdown, accomplishing that feat in both 2012 and 2013...Henry Ellard (1982) shares that record with Adams.


NCAA Season-Record Results…Adams' 131 receptions in 2013 tied Ryan Broyles of Oklahoma (2010) for the ninth-best season total in NCAA history…His twenty-four touchdown catches in 2013 are surpassed by only Troy Edwards of Louisiana Tech (27 in 1998), randy Moss of Marshall (25 in 1997) and Stedman Bailey of West Virginia (25 in 2012) on the NCAA record chart…His 1,718 yards receiving in 2013 is good for 17th on the major college record list…Mountain West Conference Season-Record Results…Adams holds the top spot and fifth place on the league's annual chart with 131 receptions in 2013 and 102 in 2012, as he is the only player in conference history to reach the century mark in multiple seasons. The previous record was 128 by J.R. Tolver of San Diego State in 2002…Holds the first and fourth spot on the touchdown reception chart with 24 in 2013 and 14 in 2012. The former record was sixteen by Tyler Shoemaker of Boise State in 2011…His 1,718 yards receiving rank behind Tolver's 1,785 in 2002 on the MWC record list. Adams' 1,312 yards in 2012 holds the fifth spot on that list…His three 200-yard receiving performances in 2013 broke Tolver's 2002 record of two…School Season-Record Results…Adams holds the first and third place positions on the school pass receptions chart. The old record was 104 catches by Rodney Wright in 2001…Owner of the top spot and fifth place on the receiving yardage list. Wright formerly held the record with 1,630 yards in 2001. Wright is the only player (1,062 in 1999), outside of Adams, to record multiple 1,000-yard seasons for the Bulldogs…Owner of first and third on the touchdown reception list, with 24 in 2013 and 14 in 2012. Henry Ellard previously held that record with fifteen in 1982.


Mountain West Conference Game-Record Results…Adams' sixteen receptions vs. Idaho in 2013 is topped by only J.R. Tolver of San Diego State (18 vs. Hawaii in 2002) on the league game list…His 264 yards gained vs. San Jose State in 2013 rank third in MWC annals, topped by Tolver (296 vs. Arizona state and 283 vs. Hawaii, both in 2002)…His four touch-down catches vs. Nevada-Las Vegas in 2013 tied the league game record that he now shares with Luke Ashworth of Brigham Young (at Colorado State in 2010) and Travis LaTendresse of Utah (vs. Georgia Tech in 2005)…School Game-Record Results…Adams' sixteen catches in the 2013 Idaho clash tied Ron Jenkins (vs. Pacific in 1987) and Larry Willis (vs. Montana State in 1984) for the school record…There have been fourteen 200-yard receiving games by Bulldogs players and Adams has recorded three of them. His 2013 performances of 264 yards vs. san Jose State is third, 246 yards vs. New Mexico is fourth and 221 yards vs. Nevada-Las Vegas ranks eleventh on that list. The only players to record more yards in a game were Rodney Wright (2999 vs. Michigan State, 2001) and Larry Willis (282 vs. Montana State, 1984).



Adams received All-American first-team honors from The NFL Draft Report and was a unanimous All-Mountain West Conference first-team choice…The Biletnikoff Award semifinalist was the recipient of the Paul Warfield Award that is presented to the nation's best receiver by the Touchdown Club of Columbus...Led the nation in receptions (131), receptions per game (10.08) and was second in receiving yards per game (132.22)...His 24 touchdown catches shattered the school and Mountain West season records, and were eight more than any other player in the nation had…His individual touchdown catch total was better than the entire team output by 87 of the 123 universities in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision…Gained 1,718 yards receiving and scored 144 points, as he also had one fumble recovery…Scored at least once in eight consecutive games to close out the season…Had three 200-yard receiving games, becoming only the third player this century to post three of those in the same season...Recorded two games with over 200 yards receiving and four touchdowns, becoming the second player this century to notch that feat...Caught ten or more passes in six games…Led the nation in games with double-digit receptions five) and had seven 100-yard receiving games, giving him thirteen for his career to set a new Fresno State record for most 100-yard receiving games...Caught a touchdown pass in twelve of the thirteen games he appeared in…Opened the season with fourteen catches for 148 yards and two scores vs. Rutgers, adding 110 yards with a 1-yard score on twelve grabs vs. Boise State…Hauled in a career-high sixteen tosses for 185 yards and three scores vs. Idaho, followed by eight grabs for 221 yards that included 75, 28, 36 and 37-yarrd touchdowns in the Nevada-Las Vegas clash…Posted twelve catches for 87 yards and a pair of scores at San Diego State and hauled in eight balls for 84 yards and a touchdown vs. Nevada…Made eleven catches for 79 yards and a score at Wyoming and tallied nine catches for 246 yards and touchdowns of 57, 44, 59 and 39 yards vs. New Mexico…Added a career-high 264 yards on thirteen grabs that included 23, 4 and 32-yard touchdowns vs. San Jose State and snared nine throws for 168 yards and a score vs. Utah State…Closed out his career with nine receptions for 73 yards and a touchdown vs. Southern California in the Las Vegas Bowl.


Adams was a third-team All-American choice by The NFL Draft Report and honorable mention by Sports Illustrated…Named the Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year, becoming just the third freshman in school history to be named the conference's freshman of the year...Added All-MWC first-team recognition and was a Freshman All-American choice by CBSSports.com, Phil Steele and the Sporting News...Became the first freshman receiver to ever be a unanimous first-team pick in league history, as he went on to lead the MWC in every receiving category…Also finished ninth in the nation with an average of 7.85 receptions per game and placed tenth in the FBS with 100.92 yards receiving per game…Hauled in 102 passes for 1,312 yards (12.86 ypc) and fourteen touch-downs…Tied a school record with eight consecutive games with at least one touchdown reception…Set new Mountain West and school records for receptions, receiving yards and touchdown catches by a freshman...Led all FBS freshmen receivers in receiving yards, yards per game and touchdown catches...Was a nominee for the College Football Performance Awards National Freshman Performer of the Year Award and was added midseason to the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award...named the Bulldog MVP of the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl after catching 13 passes for 144 yards and one touchdown in the loss to Southern Methodist, as he set a new MWC game record for most receptions by a freshman with that bowl performance...Became the first receiver in school history to have three games of 10 or more receptions in a single-season...Caught seven passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns in the season opener vs. Weber State, becoming the first Bulldog freshman in school history to have a 100-yard receiving day in his first career game...Had 12 receptions for 92 yards at Oregon and caught 11 passes in a win over Wyoming for 86 yards and a touchdown...Recorded six 100-yard receiving games, which tied for the third-most in a single season in program history...His 89-yard touchdown reception at New Mexico tied for the sixth-longest in the FBS in 2012 and he had three touchdown catches of over 60 yards on the year...posted a season-best 198 yards with two scores on nine catches vs. New Mexico...Produced six or more receptions in nine of the thirteen games on the season and he had four games with two touchdowns.


Adams red-shirted during his first season at Fresno State, but received the Dick Duncan Scout Team Player of the Year Award for offense.

Adams has never missed a game due to an injury.

4.56 in the 40-yard dash…1.64 10-yard dash…2.68 20-yard dash…4.30 20-yard shuttle…
6.82 three-cone drill…39 ½-inch vertical jump…10'-3" broad jump…Bench pressed 225 pounds 14 times…32 5/8-inch arm length…9-inch hands…77 ¾-inch wingspan.

Adams attended Palo Alto (Cal.) High School, lettering in both football and basketball…As a junior, he recorded 29 receptions for 484 yards and seven touchdowns, along with bringing the crowd to its feet when he recovered a short kick to serpentine through the ground for a 67-yard runback…Played on both sides of the ball as a senior, helping lead his team to the CIF state championship…As a receiver, he exploded for 1,094 yards and eleven touchdowns on 63 receptions…As a defensive back, he recorded 44 tackles, two for losses, as he caused a pair of fumbles, picked off a pass and deflected three others…Regarded as a two-star prospect in both sports, he averaged 15 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as a junior on the basketball team…During his final season on the hardwood court, he averaged 9.4 points, 5.4 assists, 5.8 rebounds, 1.3 steals and o.3 blocks per game.

Adams is a Physical Education major…Son of Pamela Brown and Douglas Adams…Born 12/24/92 in Palo Alto, California.

RECEIVING STATISTICS…R/PG indicates receptions per game...GM/AVG indicates average yards gained per game.









































ADDITIONAL STATISTICS…Recorded one solo tackle in 2012…Returned two punts for 16 yards and recovered one fumble in 2013.

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