Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams will enter the 2014 NFL Draft
SBNation.com names Davante Adams a First-Team selection and Derek Carr its Mountain West Player of the Year
Both Adams and Carr selected to Athlon Spots' 2013 All-America third-team
Fresno State captures Mountain West Conference Championship with the victory.
Fresno State wide receiver Davante Adams is one of 10 semifinalist for the award that acknowledges the nation's best wide receiver
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2013 (Sophomore): First-team All-Mountain West ... was named to eight different All-America teams ... Biletnikoff Award semifinalist ... Winner of the Paul Warfield Award that is presented to the nation's best receiver by the Touchdown Club of Columbus ... Led the nation in receptions (131), receptions per game (10.1) and was second in receiving yards per game (132.2) ... His 24 TD catches shattered the school and Mountain West single-season records, were eight more than any other player in the nation had and rank No. 4 in FBS history ... His 1,645 receiving yards set a new school record ... Had three 200-yard receiving games, becoming only the third player this century to post three of those in the same season ... Recorded two games with over 200 yards receiving and four touchdowns, becoming the second player this century to notch that feat ... Caught 10 or more passes in 6-of-13 games with a high of 16 at Idaho, Oct. 5 ... Led the nation in games with double-digit receptions ... Had seven 100-yard receiving games, giving him 13 for his career to set a new Fresno State record for most 100-yard receiving games ... Caught a touchdown pass in 12-of-13 games and after catching at touchdown in eight-straight games to close out the 2012 season, he had a TD in the first three games of 2013 to give him a streak of 11-straight games catching a touchdown, which set a new school and Mountain West record ... Was named the Mountain West Offensive Player of the Week after back-to-back games against Idaho and UNLV ... tied the school and Mountain West record for touchdown receptions in a game with four, which he did against UNLV and vs. New Mexico ... Had 13 receptions for 264 yards and three touchdowns at San Jose State and his receiving yardage in that game was the fifth-most of any FBS player in 2013.
2012 (Redshirt Frreshman): 2012 Mountain West Freshman of the Year, becoming just the third freshman in school history to be named the conference's freshman of the year ... named a fourth-team All-American by Phil Steele ... selected as an honorable mention All-American by Sports Illustrated ... named a Freshman All-American by CBSSports.com, Phil Steele and the Sporting News ... unanimous first-team All-Mountain West selection, becoming the first MW freshman and second WR in conference history to be selected to the first-team unanimously. He is just the second freshman wide receiver in MW history to be named to the first-team ... led the Mountain West in every receiving category ... his 102 receptions were 32 more than any other Mountain West receiver had, were the fourth-most in MW single-season history for any receiver and two behind the Fresno State single-season record ... his 1,312 receiving yards was 458 more and his 14 touchdowns were five more than any other Mountain West player had on the year ... set new Mountain West and school records for receptions, receiving yards and touchdown catches by a freshman ... his 14 TDs are the second most in school history and tied for the third most from any FBS receiver in 2012 ... he caught a touchdown pass in each of the final eight games of the season, setting a new MW record and tying the school record for consecutive games with a touchdown catch ... ranked eighth in the FBS in total receptions, ninth in receptions per game (7.85) and total receiving yards (1,312) and was 10th in receiving yards per game (100.92) ... led all FBS freshmen receivers in receiving yards, yards per game and touchdown catches ... was a nominee for the College Football Performance Awards National Freshman Performer of the Year Award and was added midseason to the watch list for the Biletnikoff Award ... named the Bulldog MVP of the Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl after catching 13 passes for 144 yards and one touchdown in the loss to SMU ... set a new MW single-game record for most receptions by a freshman with that bowl performance ... he became the first receiver in school history to have three games of 10 or more receptions in a single-season ... caught seven passes for 118 yards and two touchdowns in the season opener against Weber State, becoming the first Bulldog freshman in school history to have a 100-yard receiving day in his first career game ... had 12 receptions for 92 yards at No. 4 Oregon, Sept. 8 ... caught 11 passes in a win over Wyoming for 86 yards and a touchdown ... had six 100-yard receiving games, which tied for the third-most in a single season in program history ... his 89-yard touchdown reception at New Mexico tied for the sixth-longest in the FBS in 2012 and he had three TD catches of over 60 yards on the year ... had a season-best 198 yards receiving with two TDs on nine catches against the Lobos ... had six or more receptions in 9-of-13 games on the season and he had four games with two TDs.
2011 (Freshman): Redshirted ... received the Dick Duncan Scout Team Player of the Year Award for offense.
High School: Talented multi-sport athlete with incredible speed and leaping ability ... as a senior caught 64 passes for 1,094 yards and 12 touchdowns ... helped lead Palo Alto to CIF state championship ... as a junior recorded 29 receptions for 484 yards and seven touchdowns ... runs a 4.48 forty and has a 42" vertical jump ... two-star basketball recruit according to Rivals.com who averagesd 15 points, eight rebounds and seven assists.
Personal: Born on Dec. 24, 1992 ... the son of Douglas Adams and Pamela Brown ... has a brother, Doug Jr. and two sisters, Destiny and D'aishanae ... lists Calvin Johnson has his favorite athlete because he is the definition of raw talent mixed with hard work ... chose Fresno State because of the coaching staff and the program's success ... also recruited by Cal, Hawai'i and San Diego State.