Davante Adams Biography
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Davante Adams whose birth name is Davante Lavell Adams is an American football wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League NFL.
Davante Adams Age
Davante Adams was born in East Palo Alto, California on December 24, 1992.He is currently 27 years old as of 2019.
Davante Adams Early Life
Davante Adams was born on December 24, 1992, in Redwood City, California. His nationality is an American and ethnicity is African.He is the son of Douglas Adams and his wife Pamela Brown. He has one brother and two sisters. As a senior two-way starter, he led the school to a CIF state championship.
Davante Adams Wife
Davante Adams is married to long-time girlfriend Devanne Adams (nee Villarreal). The pair reportedly began a relationship while they were both studying at California State University, Fresno. The loved-up couple got engaged in the Bahamas in July 2017 after dating for five years. Adams and Devanne tied the knot on the 2nd of June 2018 in Pebble Beach, California. The beautiful ceremony was graced by many of Adams’ teammates.
Davante Adams College
Davante Adams attended California State University, Fresno, where he played on the Fresno State Bulldogs football team from 2011 to 2013.In 2011, Adams redshirted as a true freshman at Fresno State in his only season with then-head coach Pat Hill. In the 2012 season, he had a new head coach in Tim DeRuyter.In his collegiate debut, he had 118 receiving yards and two touchdowns in a win over the Weber State Wildcats on September 1, 2012. In the next game, he had 12 receptions for 92 yards in a road loss to the Oregon Ducks.
On September 29, against the San Diego State Aztecs, he had eight receptions for 102 yards in the home victory.On October 6, against the Colorado State Rams, he had the first of eight consecutive games with a receiving touchdown. In the win, he had four receptions for 41 yards and two touchdowns.On October 20, against the Wyoming Cowboys, he had 11 receptions for 86 yards and a touchdown. In the next game, a road game against the New Mexico Lobos, he had nine receptions for 198 yards and two touchdowns.On November 10, in a road game against the Nevada Wolf Pack, he had nine receptions for 120 yards and a touchdown.
Davante Adams started the 2013 season with 14 receptions for 148 yards and two touchdowns in a win over the Rutgers Scarlet Knights. On September 20, against the Boise State Broncos, he had 12 receptions for 110 yards and a touchdown. On October 5, in a road game against the Idaho Vandals, he had 16 receptions for 185 yards and three touchdowns.Two weeks later, against the UNLV Rebels, he had eight receptions for 221 yards and four touchdowns.
Overall, in the 2013 season, he led the nation with 131 receptions for 1,719 yards and 24 touchdowns.He set a Mountain West Conference record with his 24 touchdown receptions, eight more than any player in the country in 2013, and the total ranks fourth in single-season FBS history. He also set Fresno State career records for receptions (233) and touchdown receptions (38) despite playing just two seasons for the Bulldogs. He was named second-team All-America by The Associated Press.On December 27, 2013, Adams announced that he would forgo his final two college seasons and enter the 2014 NFL Draft.
Davante Adams Career
Davante Adams was recruited by Fresno State, California, Hawai’i, and San Diego State. He was a multi-sport athlete hat Palo Alto High School, competing in both football and basketball. He was named the Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year in 2012.
He also was the conference’s Freshman of the Year and a freshman All-American and he was the MVP of the 2012 Hawaii Bowl. In 2013, he received the Paul Warfield Trophy as the nation’s top wide receiver for the Fresno State Bulldogs after compiling 131 receptions, 1,719 yards, and 24 touchdowns.
In 2014, he was selected in the second round (53 overall) by the Green Bay Packers in the 2014 NFL Draft. He signed a contract with Packers. He had a personal-best seven receptions in a loss to the New Orleans Saints. He tallied his first 100-Yard receiving game on November 30 with six receptions for 121 yards in a 26-21 win over the New England Patriots. In 2016, He was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after catching 13 passes for 132 yards and two touchdowns against the Chicago Bears in Week 7.
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Davante Adams Contract
Davante Adams signed a 4 year, $58,000,000 contract with the Green Bay Packers, including a $18,000,000 signing bonus, $30,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $14,500,000. In 2019, Adams will earn a base salary of $2,750,000, a roster bonus of $4,000,000 and a workout bonus of $500,000, while carrying a cap hit of $10,850,000 and a dead cap value of $17,050,000.
Davante Adams Salary|Net Worth
Davante Adams has a net worth of $3.1 million but his salary is not revealed yet.
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