AS A FRESHMAN (2014):
Started nine games at right guard, he also saw time at center.
Moved into the starting lineup at RG in the fourth game of the season - he worked at center during spring drills.
Enrolled at NC State for the 2014 spring semester and participated in spring drills.
Earned the offensive Philip Rivers Award for Freshman of the Year.
IN HIGH SCHOOL:
Played center, OT and DT and was team captain for coach Joe Evans.
Team posted an 8-5 record during senior season and advanced to the second round of the NC 4AA state playoffs.
Honors: All-Mecklenburg County by the Charlotte Observer and a three-time all-conference performer. Played his junior season at left tackle, earning all-conference honors.
Junior Stats: 56 tackles, 3.5 sacks as a junior.
Rankings: No. 7 center nationally by scout.com. No. 46 offensive guard nationally by ESPN.com.
Personal: Moved from Boston prior to his sophomore year. Began playing competitive tennis at the age of two, and was the No. 1 player for Independence. Father, Carl Adams, is in his 33rd year as head wrestling coach at Boston University.