Name: Evan Adams
Position: Offensive Guard
Hometown: Norwalk, CT
High School: Norwalk
2014 Stats: He recorded 46 tackles, including 5.0 for a loss, and 4.0 sacks as a senior captain. He was named to the 2014 All-FCIAC First Team and was a member of the Hearst Connecticut Media Super 33 All-Star Football Team.
2015 Projections: Evan is No. 3 on the Right Guard depth chart. Chances are he won't see much time except perhaps in special teams situations. Or he may redshirt. We shall see.
How'd He Get Here: Adams chose the Orange over offers from Maryland, UMass and Connecticut. Sorry about that, UConn.
What'd Recruiting Sites Say: Scout (3), Rivals (3), ESPN (3), 24/7 (3)
Money Quote: "It wasn't tough to make the decision at all," Adams said. "I didn't feel the same hospitality [at Maryland] as Syracuse. Not because the visit went wrong or anything. I just didn't feel the same good vibe as Syracuse."
Twitterfeed: He doesn't appear to have one.
What Does Shafer Think Of Him: We don't have a quote from him but here's Adams relaying his thoughts...
"They came in and they were 100 percent real with me. It was like, 'Look kid, you have potential. We want you. We need great offensive linemen. We need offensive linemen that are aggressive like you.'"
Interesting Nugget O'Interest: Adams placed third in shot put at the CIAC State Open Championships and seventh in New England Championship as a senior.
Let's Get A Good Look Atcha: