#21 Gena Adams
|HOMETOWN||Phoenix, Ariz. (Simon Fraser Univ.)|
2016 (Sr): Played in all 12 games of his senior season... Totaled 1,154 rushing yards on 146 carries including 8 touchdowns... Set career highs across the board including: rushing yards (179) at U-Mary (Oct. 01); rush long (86) at U-Mary (Oct. 01) and reception long (53 yards) vs Upper Iowa (Sept. 01)... Totaled 221 receiving yards on 15 recptions with 4 touchdowns... Averaged 114.6 all-purpose yards per game for a total of 1,375 all-purpose yards for the year... Was named to numerous academic lists including: 2016 NSIC Myles Brand Award, 2016 Fall Academic All-NSIC, CoSIDA Academic All-District III First Team... Also named to the NSIC North Division All-Conference First Team Offense... Played in the 2016 Mineral Water Bowl game where the Beavers beat Washburn 36-23, being the first team in program history to win a post-season game.
2015 (Jr): Played in 11 games totaling 89 rushes for 492 rushing yards and four touchdowns… Recorded a season long 60 yard rush at Minnesota Crookston (Oct. 10)… Had five receptions for a total of 50 receiving yards… Totaled 542 all-purpose yards with a single game career record of 155 yards at Minnesota Crookston (Oct. 10).
Prior to BSU: Two-year member of the Simon Fraser University football team in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada... Averaged 6.3 yards per carry in 10 games in 2014... In high school he was a two-sport athlete earning letters in football and baseball… His senior season, he recorded 1,300 all-purpose yards and nearly nine yards a carry.
Personal: Born Sept. 13, 1994… Son of John and Tanya Adams… Majoring in business at BSU... Was on the Presidents’ List three times in high school… National Honor Society member and an honor roll student.
Career highs: Rushing Attempts: 22 vs Northern State (10/8/16); Rushing Yards: 179 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Rush Long: 86 at University of Mary (10/1/16); Receptions: 4 vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); Receiving Yards: 94 vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); Receiving Long: 53 vs Upper Iowa (9/1/16); All-Purpose Yards: 192 at University of Mary (10/1/16).