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Jonathan Adams, Jr.
Player Profile:
Jonathan Adams, Jr. 3049343
Position: WR
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 209
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Jonesboro, Ark.
High School: Jonesboro
Experience: High School

2017:  Played in 11 games, all in a reserve role, as a true freshman . . . Recorded eight receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown, while also returning 11 kickoffs for 226 yards . . . Caught at least one pass in five games, including a career-best two against UAPB, New Mexico State and South Alabama . . . Lone touchdown came against UAPB on a career-long 23-yard reception.  He also posted a career-high 33 receiving yards in the outing . . . Recorded five kickoff returns for 138 yards with a long of 55 – all career highs – against South Alabama.


HIGH SCHOOL:
  Two-time all-state selection . . . Named the “Best Under The Sun Football Player of the Year” by the Jonesboro Sun newspaper . . . Little Rock Touchdown Club’s 2016 Arkansas High School Class 6A Player of the Year . . . Named to the East roster for the annual Arkansas High School Coaches Association All-Star game . . . Completed his senior season with 76 receptions for 1,402 yards and 26 touchdowns . . . Ran for 97 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries . . . Finished his senior campaign with 1,652 all-purpose yards . . . Also played safety, breaking up four passes and posting one interception in limited duty . . . Helped lead Jonesboro High School to just its third conference football championship since 1987 with a 6-2 mark in 6A East and 9-2 overall record . . . Junior season caught 63 passes for 1,231 yards and 19 touchdowns, while also intercepting two passes and returning a punt for a touchdown . . . Also a member of the JHS varsity basketball team that is nationally ranked in the CBS MaxPreps high school poll . . . Earned all-state basketball honors . . . Member of the Jonesboro varsity track and field team . . . Listed as a 2-star recruit by Rivals, Scout and 247Sports.com . . . Ranked as the No. 211 “athlete” in the nation and No. 20 player in the state of Arkansas among all positions.


PERSONAL:
  Son of Jonathan Adams Jr. and Zandra Clayton . . . Father, Jonathan Adams, was a standout running back at A-State from 1998-2001, earning All-Sun Belt honors in 2001 and still ranking as the Red Wolves’ fourth all-time leading rusher with 3,005 career yards to his credit . . . Born Jan. 21, 1999.


ADAMS’ CAREER RECEIVING STATISTICS

YEAR No. YDS AVG TD LG
2017 8 77 9.6 1 23
TOTALS 8 77 9.6 1 23

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