#21 Nathan Adams
|HOMETOWN||Litchfield, Minn. (Litchfield HS)|
2011 (Fr): Saw the field in 10 contests and made 13 tackles (five solo)... Totaled 1.5 tackles for loss, all coming from sacks that forced the opposing offense back 17 yards ... Made his collegiate debut against Minot State (Aug. 25) and recorded five tackles - a season-high... Posted a season-best two solo tackles at Minnesota, Crookston (Nov. 12), including a sack (-12 yards)... Tallied a tackle and a half sack (-5 yards) against No. 6 St. Cloud State (Nov. 5).
Prior to BSU: A three-sport athlete at Litchfield High School, Adams was a two-time all-conference selection anchoring the Dragons’ defensive unit as its captain... Posted 53 tackles (19s-34a) last fall to rank third on the team... Led the team in sacks (7), forced fumbles (2), fumble recoveries (2) and blocked three punts... Earned all-area laurels at the conclusion of his junior and senior seasons, was selected SDSU All-Camp Defensive End... Is a two-time all-conference and all-area prep hockey player... Was the Dragons Hockey Team Offensive Player of the Year on two occasions... A four-time letterwinner, he is team captain this season... In addition, Adams holds the Litchfield High School bench press record... Is a three-year letterwinner and all-conference tennis player... Is a steady member of the all-conference academic team and a member of the student council.
Personal: Born Feb. 21, 1992 in St. Cloud, Minn... Son of Jim and Jennie Adam... Plans to study nutrition/dietetics.
Tackles: 8 vs. Northern State (10/13/12); Solo Tackles: 2, 4x, last at Sioux Falls (9/22/12); Assisted Tackles: 7 vs. Northern State (10/13/12); TFL: 1.5 vs. Northern State (10/13/12); Sacks: 1.5 vs. Northern State (10/12/13); Interceptions: none; PBU: 1 at Northern State (10/29/11); Fumbles: none.