Andrew Adams is a safety for the New York Giants of the National Football League. Adams was signed as an undrafted free agent after the 2016 NFL Draft. He played college football at Connecticut.
At high school at Woodward Academy, Andrew Adams earned First Team All-City/South Fulton County by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The safety also played in the 2009 GISA All-Star Game. Adams had ten tackles, two interceptions and two TDs in first round state playoff game in 2010 vs. Ridgefield HS. He led his team to a 10-2 record during his senior season.
Andrew Adams started 33 games over the course of his college tenure including all 12 in 2014 and all 13 in 2015. In 2014, Adams tied a program record with three interceptions in a win over UCF (Nov. 1) and was named to The American’s weekly honor roll following that performance. Adams started all 12 games at safety, leading UConn with four interceptions and finished second on the squad with 96 tackles, including a team-high 65 solo stops. Adams also led UConn with eight pass breakups.
He was one of four captains his senior year with the Connecticut Huskies. Adams lead the Huskies with 103 tackles as well as adding three interceptions and seven passes defended in his final season as a Husky. Adams three interceptions all came in wins — Villanova (Sept. 3), Army (Sept. 12) and Houston (Nov. 21). The safety also made a career-high 17 tackles vs. Navy (Sept. 26) and also had 13 tackles against Cincinnati. (Oct. 24)
On May 6th, 2016, Adams signed with the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL) as a rookie free agent. However, he was waived on September 3rd, and later joined the New York Giants’ practice squad. On September 23rd, Adams was promoted from practice squad to the active roster.
In Adams’ fifth start for the New York Giants in their win over Philadelphia on November 6th, Adams led the team in tackles and recorded an interception and pass breakup in coverage as a true standout for the Giants. His performance was given an impressive 91.8 grade from Pro Football Focus which made Adams the third-highest rated defensive player in the entire NFL that Sunday. Adams finished with 46 tackles, 1 interception and 5 PD’s in 2016.
In 2017, Adams played in all 16 games with 4 starts for the New York Giants. He notched 34 tackles and a forced fumble. His best game came in an 18-10 win over the Washington Redskins in week 17 when he led the defense with 7 tackles!!
The featured white and silver nike gloves were game worn by Andrew Adams in 2017 as a member of the New York Giants. The talented safety has signed the gloves and added “Game Worn” in black. The gloves show great use!!