Matthew Adams
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    Matthew Adams

    Class:
    Freshman

    Hometown:
    Missouri City, Texas

    High School:
    Hightower HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-0 / 208

    Position:
    LB

    Experience:
    HS

    2014: One of four true freshmen to see action in all 12 regular-season games ... made two starts vs. USF and Tulane at linebacker ... totaled 35 tackles, including 4.5 for a loss of 19 yards ... had 2.0 sacks, which ranked 10th in the league, for a loss of 13 yards ... registered four tackles at Cincinnati ... forced a fumble, recorded four tackles, including a sack for a loss of six yards in win at SMU ... tallied a career-high 11 tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss vs. Tulane ... registered four tackles in win at USF ... had one tackle and a pass breakup in win over Temple ... made four tackles vs. UNLV ... recorded his first career sack for a loss of seven yards at BYU ... tallied three tackles in win over Grambling ... appeared as a true freshman in the season opener vs. UTSA ... was one of just four true freshmen to make an appearance in the season opener.

    High School:
    Three-star recruit by ESPN, Scout and 247Sports ... No. 68 outside linebacker by ESPN ... ranked the No. 69 outside linebacker by Scout ... named to the Houston Chronicle's Top 100 ... named the 2013 District 23-5A Defensive Player of the Year ... named his team's Overall MVP and Defensive MVP as a senior ... named to VYPE Magazine's 2014 Houston Hot 100 ... named to the Houston Touchdown's Club 2013 Preseason All-Greater Houston Team ... named to the District 23-5A First Team as both a junior and a senior ... also named to the 2013 District 23-5A All-Academic Team ... had 96 tackles, including 18 for loss, six forced fumbles and four interceptions as a senior ... also a member of Hightower's basketball program.

    Personal:
    Undecided on a major.

    Matthew Adams' Career Bests:
    Tackles: 11, Tulane (2014)
    Fumbles forced: 1, twice, last at SMU (2014)
    Sacks: 1.0, twice, last at SMU (2014)
    Tackles for loss: 2.5, Tulane (2014)

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