12  Tyrie Adams
Tyrie  Adams

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
Dixie M. Hollins HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 180

Position:
QB


03/18/2017

‘High Spots’ for Both Units in Western Carolina’s Annual Spring Game

First team offense edges defense; second team defense wins over the offense

02/26/2017

Catamount Football Spring Practice Update #3: Sat., Feb. 25

WCU held its first scrimmage of its annual spring drills on Saturday

02/14/2017

Catamount Football Spring Practice Update #1: Tues, Feb. 14

Two-hour session held under unseasonably mild conditions

12/29/2016

Adams, Berryman Recognized on HERO Sports All-America Squads

HERO Sports unveiled its Freshman and Sophomore All-America teams

12/05/2016

Tyrie Adams Finishes Fourth in STATS FCS Freshman of Year Voting

Catamount rookie signal caller claimed SoCon top freshman honors

11/19/2016

Western Carolina vs. South Carolina

Nov. 19, 2016

2015 (Freshman): Traveled or dressed each week, but did not see game action, taking a redshirt ... Led five scoring drives in WCU's annual Spring Game, tossing three touchdown passes ... Completed 15-of-21 passes for 146 yards and three TDs, adding 59 yards rushing on eight carries in the final spring scrimmage ... Participated in indoor track & field where he was the SoCon men's champion in the high jump, clearing 2.09-meters ... Also finished eighth in the SoCon in the long jump (6.85m), scoring points for the conference championship team ... During the outdoor season, won the SoCon high jump title after clearing 2.11m (6-11.00) while finishing fourth in the long jump ... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... Missed the school record in the high jump by a quarter of an inch in his outdoor debut at the Beynon Sports Catamount Classic after clearing 2.14m (7-00.25).

Prior to Western Carolina: Three-sport standout in high school, recruited as a football quarterback and in the high jump in track & field while also playing basketball ... Named to the Tampa Tribune's All-Pinellas County football second team as an athlete ... As a senior, threw for 2,802 yards and 30 touchdowns including a career-high -- and county record -- 598 yards and six TDs on 36-of-55 passing against Tarpon Springs, adding 109 rushing yards and another score ... Recorded 505 passing yards in a game as a senior while earning BHSN Athlete of the Week honors after throwing for 448 yards and four TDs in a win over Seminole HS ... Was a third-team Class 6-A All-State Elite team selection in 2013 ... Was named first team All-Tampa in track & field in the high jump after finishing third at Class 3-A state meet ... Had the area's top height at 6-10 during season.

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