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49ers expressing interest in Illinois DB Tony Adams

Apr 15, 2022 at 7:13 AM--


According to Aaron Wilson of Pro Football Network, the San Francisco 49ers are among the teams expressing interest in Illinois defensive back Tony Adams ahead of the 2022 NFL Draft. Wilson notes that the Cleveland Browns also appear interested while Adams has met with the New York Jets and Indianapolis Colts. He has a visit planned with the Cincinnati Bengals.


Adams registered 63 tackles, 3.5 tackles for a loss, a sack, five passes defensed, and an interception through 12 game appearances as a senior in 2021, per Sports Reference. He recorded 206 tackles, 11.5 tackles for a loss, three sacks, 11 passes defensed, six interceptions, a touchdown, and a forced fumble through his five collegiate seasons.

Adams is from Belleville, IL.

The 6-foot and 205-pound Adams had a 40-time of 4.47 seconds, a vertical jump of 41.50 inches, 14 bench press reps, a broad jump of 130 inches, completed the three-cone drill in 6.98 seconds, and a 20-yard shuttle time of 4.06 seconds at his personal Pro Day.



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