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Luke

Adams

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Linebacker
Height 6'1"
Weight 225
Year First Year
Hometown Pontiac, Mich.
High School Notre Dame Prep
Major Enrolled at Columbia College
Experience High School
School: CC

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2017 graduate of Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy in Pontiac, Mich. where he played four years of varsity football for head coach Pat Fox … Two-time First Team Class 3-4 All-State selection as a linebacker … Named to the Division 3-4 Associated Press All-State Team … Detroit News Second Team Dream Team selection as a senior … Three-time Detroit News All-Metro North Team selection … Two-time CHSL All-Catholic Team honoree … Winner of the All-Catholic Scholastic Award in 2014 … First Team MHSAA Academic All-State selection … Rushed for 1,250 yards and 17 touchdowns and finished with 70 tackles in eight games as a senior … Three-year team captain as a linebacker and running back while leading the Fighting Irish to two pre-district titles … Division 3-4 Second Team All-State selection as a senior linebacker in 2016 … Set school's single game rushing record with 237 yards … Helped lead Notre Dame Prep Fighting Irish to a 4-5 overall record … Ran for 204 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries vs. Birmingham Seaholm … Ran for 1,375 yards and 13 touchdowns and made 71 tackles in 10 games while leading the Fighting Irish to an 8-3 record and state playoff berth as a junior … Scored four touchdowns and rushed for 171 yards vs. Redford Thurston … Rushed for 205 yards on 25 carries vs. River Rouge … As a sophomore, ran for 1,100 yards and six touchdowns in eight games and made 60 solo tackles and intercepted a pass as a middle linebacker … Ran for 181 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries (13.9 ypc) vs. Macomb Lutheran North … Rushed for 200 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries (11.1 ypc) vs. Livonia Clarenceville … Three-time Notre Dame Prep American Citizenship Award … AP Scholar with honors … High Honor Roll student … Class Valedictorian.

PERSONAL

Born Lucas Robert Adams on January 15, 1999 in Highland, Mich. … Son of Tim and Linda Adams … Has two brothers: Jacob and Devon … Cousin Matthew Adams played football at Saginaw Valley State and uncle Tim Niebauer played football at Ferris State … Committed to Columbia by tweeting “Blessed beyond belief to announce my commitment to Columbia” on Oct. 8, 2016 … Served as a Notre Dame Prep student ambassador … Achieved a grade point average of 4.35 … Served as President of the Multicultural Alliance Club … Most memorable part of football is the friendships that he has established … Chose Columbia because of its unique balance between athletic, social and academic excellence … Chose Columbia over offers from Brown, Harvard, Dartmouth, Colgate, Holy Cross, Eastern Michigan, Michigan State, Hillsdale and Yale in the recruiting process … Enrolled at Columbia College … Interested in Economics/Finance.

ARTICLES

Senior is getting Ivy interest, says Notre Dame opened him up to a new way of thinking

Interview with Luke Adams at Notre Dame Prep

Luke Adams is an Amazing Talent On & Off the Field

HIGHLIGHT VIDEOS

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Highlights: Football | Columbia 24, Brown 6
Interview: DB Cameron Roane (Columbia Football vs. Brown | 11/18/17)
Interview: RB Chris Schroer (Columbia Football vs. Brown | 11/18/17)