The Dynamic D's-Derek Carr & Davante Adams
Nov. 24, 2013
FRESNO, Calif. - Fresno State has one of the nation's best quarterback-receiver tandems in QB Derek Carr and WR Davante Adams. The duo has helped lead No. 15 Fresno State to a 10-0 record. Take a look at what the two have done.
Senior QB Derek Carr (Bakersfield, Calif./Bakersfield Christian HS) - Heisman Trophy Candidate, Davey O'Brien Award Semifinalist, Walter Camp Player of the Year Award Semifinalist, Maxwell Award Semifinalist, Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Finalist, William V. Campbell Trophy (Academic Heisman) Finalist
Sophomore WR Davante Adams (Palo Alto, Calif./Palo Alto HS) - Biletnikoff Award Semifinalist
His 19 touchdown catches leads the FBS by four and is as many or more than 76 of the 123 FBS teams have this season.
Tied for the FBS lead in receptions per game (10.0) and is second in the nation in receiving yards per game (121.3).
Joined West Virginia's Stedman Bailey (2012) as the only players this century to have two games in the same season with over 200 yards receiving and four touchdown receptions.
Has become the fifth FBS receiver this century to have back-to-back seasons with 100 or more receptions AND over 1,000 yards receiving.
Has seven TD catches of over 35 yards.
Caught 10 or more passes in 5-of-10 games with a high of 16 at Idaho (Oct. 5). The 16 receptions is tied for the fourth most by a FBS receiver this year.
His five games with 10-plus receptions leads the nation.
Has caught a TD pass in 9-of-10 games this season and in 17 of his last 18 games dating back to 2012. He has 33 career TDs in 23 games played.
In three games from Oct. 5-26, he had 36 receptions for 493 yards and 9 TDs.
Is the FBS active CAREER leader in receiving yards per game (109.8), receptions per game (8.8) and tied for the lead in TD receptions with 33, despite the fact that his 23 career games played in is 19 less than any of the other players ranked in the top five.