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Adams Accepts Senior Bowl Invite
Jerell Adams
Dec. 21, 2015

University of South Carolina senior tight end Jerell Adams has accepted an invitation to play in the 2016 Reese’s Senior Bowl.

Adams, a 6-6, 231-pounder from Pinewood, S.C., was the Gamecocks’ second-leading receiver in 2015 with 28 receptions for 421 yards (15.0 yards per catch). He was also second on the team with three touchdown catches, scoring against Kentucky, LSU and Tennessee. He had his career-best game against The Citadel when he caught six passes for 105 yards. A four-year letterwinner, Adams finished his career with 66 catches for 977 yards and seven scores.

The 67th Reese’s Senior Bowl will be played at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala. on January 30, 2016. Game time is set for 2:30 pm ET and the contest will be televised on the NFL Network.

Adams becomes the fourth South Carolina senior football player selected to play in a postseason all-star game. Offensive tackle Brandon Shell and defensive tackle Gerald Dixon Jr. will participate in the 91st annual East-West Shrine Game at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. at 4 pm on January 23, while Brandon Wilds will play in the fifth-annual NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Doninguez Hills at 6 pm on January 23.




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