The Golden Hurricane (11-3) finish with a school-record 11 victories.
North Texas vs. Tulsa - September 16, 2006 (Photos by Walt Beazley & Associated Press)
Tulsa -- Has played in 36 career games . . . has 2,128 career rushing yards and 18 TDs . . . moved into eighth place on the school's career rushing chart . . . also has 936 receiving yards and six TDs on 85 receptions in his career . . . has eight 100+ rushing games in his career . . . a two-time honorable mention all-Conference USA selection . . . in addition to playing running back, he is expected to see playing time in 2008 on defense at safety . . . 2007 -- Played in all 14 games and had six starts . . . had six 100+ rushing games . . . had 1,225 yards and eight TDs rushing, and caught 30 passes for 301 yards and three touchdowns . . . ended the season ranked fourth on the school's single-season rushing chart . . . ranked seventh in C-USA for rushing (87.5 ypg) and eighth in all-purpose yards (111.6 ypg) . . . selected as an honorable mention all-C-USA performer . . . was named the Offensive MVP in the GMAC Bowl, when he rushed for 112 yards and one TD, caught four passes for 57 yards and one touchdown and threw for a four-yard TD against Bowling Green . . . surpassed the 1,000 career rushing mark in the season opener with 129 rushing yards vs. UL-Monroe . . . had a career-best 183 yards on 24 carries against UAB . . . rushed for 134 yards and one TD vs. Marshall . . . added 118 yards and two TDs vs. Army . . . had 146 yards against Rice on 24 carries . . . 2006 -- Played in nine games . . . had 329 rushing yards and 362 receiving yards . . . had 716 all-purpose yards, two rushing TDs and one receiving TD . . . earned honorable mention all-Conference USA honors . . . played in the first three games, then missed three contests with an injury . . . returned to the lineup against Memphis, then missed the UTEP game . . . had a season-high with his second career 100+ rushing game as he had 116 yards vs. Rice . . . had a career-high 91 receiving yards vs. Memphis . . . had a career-long 56-yard reception against SMU . . . 2005 -- Played in all 13 games . . . had 574 yards and eight TDs rushing and 273 receiving yards and caught two TD passes . . . had a season-best 102 yards and one TD on 11 carries against Fresno State in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl . . . 2004 -- Was one of several freshmen to red-shirt as a true freshman . . . Overall -- Provides toughness to the offense . . . a warrior . . . a very good runner and pass protector . . . possesses very good hands . . . provides leadership.
High School -- Was a three-year letterman and starter at Moore High School . . . was a three-year starter at running back and started at free safety as a senior . . . ranked 15th on the Rivals.com Oklahoma list . . . named to the Tulsa World's preseason Blue Chip list . . . was selected to the Oklahoma Coaches Association (OCA) all-state West team . . . earned honorable mention all-state merits by the Tulsa World and the Daily Oklahoman his senior season . . . was a 6A-1 all-District selection . . . rushed for 1,358 yards and 15 touchdowns on 168 carries as a senior . . . also caught six passes for 156 yards and three TDs . . . named to the Daily Oklahoman's Big All-City second team his senior season . . . was a preseason all-state selection by the Daily Oklahoman . . . selected to play in the Oil Bowl . . . rushed for 1,447 yards and 14 touchdowns as a junior . . . was named to the Daily Oklahoman's Big All-City first team as a junior . . . had career totals of 3,742 rushing yards and 42 touchdowns on 454 carries . . . also caught 20 passes for 486 yards and seven TDs in his career . . . high school coach was Tom Noles.
Personal -- Favorite professional sports franchise is the NBA's Phoenix Suns . . . his favorite NFL player is the late Walter Payton . . . if he could play in the NFL, he would want to play for former Tulsa All-American Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears . . . if he could play any other position, it would be safety . . . the best advice he's ever received is "faith, family and football" . . . majoring in psychology . . . parents are Henry Adams and Sally Smith . . . born in Okinawa, Japan on the Kodeena Air Force Base.
Adams' Career Statistics Rushing G Att Gain Loss Net TD Avg Long 2005 (Fr) 13 89 606 32 574 8 6.4 64 2006 (So) 9 68 342 13 329 2 4.8 47 2007 (Jr) 14 219 1271 46 1225 8 5.6 51 Totals 36 376 2219 91 2128 18 5.7 64
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