49ers Select CB Adams


With the 224th overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft, the 49ers selected cornerback Phillip Adams out of South Carolina State.

Adams saw action in 42 games during his four-year career for the Bulldogs. A 2009 first-team All-MEAC selection, tied for the team lead with 3 INTs, two returned for TDs, and ranked 5th with 48 tackles, helping the Bulldogs to a 10-2 record. Also returned 5 punts for 18 yards, while recording 1 FF, a team-high 11 pass breakups (t-1st in MEAC) and a FR, which was returned for a TD. As a junior, led the Bulldogs with 5 INTS (t-1st in MEAC) and 9 pass breakups (6th in MEAC), while ranking 6th on the team with 48 tackles. Also posted 11 punt returns for 208 yards (18.9 avg.) and 2 TDs. Saw action in 11 games as a sophomore, posting an INT. As a freshman, recorded 12 tackles, 2 INTs and 1 punt return for 30 yards.

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