Phillip Adams
blank Phillip Adams
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pennsauken, N.J.

High School:
Woodland-Cartersville, Ga.

Height:
6-3

Event:
Sprints/Hurdles

2012: Outdoor - Earned Second Team All-American honors in the 4x400-meter relay after the Bulldog quartet clocked a 3:06.52 at the NCAA Championships...Also ran on the 4x100 relay team at the NCAA meet and took 18th with a 40.03...Joined with his Bulldog teammates to register the fifth-best time in school history (3:04.91) to take seventh in the 4x400 relay at the NCAA East Prelims and advance to the national finals...Advanced to the national finals in the 4x100 relay with a time of 39.89 for 10th place...Suffered a disqualification in the 400 hurdles at the Prelims...Finished sixth in the 400 hurdles at the SEC Championships with a time of 51.45...Also ran a leg on the second-place 4x100 relay team at the SEC meet after the foursome registered a 39.73 and was on the third-place 4x400 relay team (3:06.80)...Clocked a personal-best 50.99 to earn the top collegiate spot in the 400 hurdles at the Spec Towns Invite...Part of second-place 4x400 team at the Florida Relays after clocking a 3:06.08....Earned top collegiate honors in the 400 hurdles at the Yellow Jacket Invite with a time of 51.40 and was a leg on the winning 4x100 relay team after the unit clocked a 40.33...Was a leg on the winning 4x100 relay team (40.17) at the Georgia Relays.

2012: Indoor - Registered a 400-meter dash time of 48.62 to finish fourth overall behind former Bulldogs David Dickens and LaRon Bennett, who took first and second, respectively... Also a leg on Georgia's winning 4x400 team after finishing in 3:12.22 in Kentucky...Took fifth in the 200 (21.67) at the Auburn Invitational and was part of the second-place 4x400 relay team (3:11.99)...Won the 400 (49.39) at the Tiger Paw Invitational...Finished 17th in the 400 prelims after finishing in a season-best 48.43 at the SEC Championships...Part of 4x400 relay team that set a school record of 3:06.97 to finish second at the SEC Championships...Teamed with Chris Foster, Waymon Storey and Torrin Lawrence to clock a 3:11.44 for 10th place in the 4x400 relay for Second Team All-America honors at the NCAA Championships.

2011: Outdoor - Took 19th in the 400-meter hurdle semifinals after registering a time of 51.77 at the NCAA Championships...Leg of the Bulldog 4x100 relay team that finished 22nd at NCAAs...Matched his career-best time of 51.12 in the 400 hurdle semifinals to take 10th overall at the NCAA East Prelims to advance to the NCAA Championships... Also was a leg on the 4x100 and 4x400 (season-best time of 3:07.16) relay teams that advanced to the NCAA meet...Flew to a career-fastest time of 51.12 (No. 5 in the school record books) for fourth place in the 400 hurdles at the SEC Championships...Part of Bulldog 4x100 relay team that took fifth at SECs...Joined three of his teammates to clock a season-best 4x400 relay time of 3:08.21 to finish second in the prelims at the Drake Relays... Also had a season-best 4x100 time (39.91) for fifth-place honors at Drake...Part of Bulldog foursome that won the 4x100 relay (40.31) at the Spec Towns Invite...Also joined three teammates to clock a season-best 3:08.27 to take second in the 4x400 relay at the Spec Towns meet...Finished sixth in the 400 hurdles with a personal-best time of 51.75 at the Florida Relays.

2011: Indoor - Part of Bulldog 4x400-meter relay team who took fifth overall with a season-best time of 3:07.96 at the Iowa State Final Qualifier...Clocked a career-best 47.50 to take 11th in the 400 prelims at the SEC Indoor Championships...Combined with three teammates to win the opening heat and finish fourth overall in the 4x400-meter relay with a season-best time of 3:08.90 at the SEC meet...Part of winning 4x400 relay at Virginia Tech Elite meet as well after clocking a 3:13.92...Finished second in the 400 at the Clemson Challenge after clocking a 49.18 (a converted 48.58).

2010: Outdoor - Joined Michael Proctor, Baron Brown and Torrin Lawrence to register a season-best time of 3:08.26 to finish 13th in the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA East Prelims...clocked a personal-best time of 51.91 to take fifth in the 400 hurdles at the SEC Championships...also combined with three teammates to record season-best times in the 4x100 relay (39.68) to take seventh and in the 4x400 relay (3:08.88) to take fifth at the SEC meet...was the top collegiate finisher (third overall) in the 400 with a time of 48.31 at the Bulldog Limited...had a career-best mark of 52.33 for 11th place in the 400 hurdles at the Florida Relays...clocked a 52.47 to take second in the 400 hurdles at the Yellow Jacket Invite...took first in the 400 hurdles at the Georgia-Georgia Tech dual meet...was also on the winning 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams at Georgia Tech.

2010: Indoor - Clocked a career-best time of 21.50 in the 200-meter dash to finish 16th in the prelims at the SEC Championships...ran a leg on Georgia's 4x400 relay team which finished second at the Virginia Tech Elite with a time of 3:09.96.

2009 Outdoor: Part of Georgia 4x400-meter relay team which clocked a season-best time of 3:06.94 for fifth place at the NCAA East Regional and was one of four Bulldogs who combined to finish sixth in the 4x100 relay (40.12)...was part of 4x400 relay team which finished fifth at the SEC Championships with a season-best time of 3:08.79...also joined three teammates to clock a season-best 39.75 to finish eighth in the 4x100 relay at the SEC Championships...had a time of 21.46 in the 200 at the Georgia Invitational...also joined his teammates to clock a season-best time of 40.35 for second place in the 4x100-meter relay...part of 4x100 relay team which finished second at the Drake Relays...sped to a career-best finish of 53.63 to pick up the win in the 400 hurdles and was a leg of the winning 4x100 relay team with an NCAA regional qualifying time of 40.53 at the Bulldog Limited...also had a personal-best long jump of 22 feet, 11 inches to take third at the Bulldogs Limited...had a sixth-place finish in the long jump (22-5.25), was third in the triple jump (48-6.25) and took seventh in the 400 hurdles (53.96) at the Spec Towns Invitational...took third in the triple jump at the Georgia Relays after registering a jump of 46-10...was also the anchor leg on the second-place 4x100 relay team after finishing with a time of 41.53 and the 4x200 team.

2009: Indoor - Joined with three teammates to take 10th in the 4x400-meter relay at the NCAA Championships after registering a time of 3:09.11...part of record-breaking 4x400 relay team that clocked a 3:07.45 to finish fourth at the SEC Championships...also took 11th in the triple jump (46 feet, 7 ¼ inches) at the league meet...was the third leg on the Bulldog 4x400 relay at the Tyson Invitational which came from behind to win with an NCAA provisional qualifying time of 3:07.96...recorded a mark of 22-3.75 in the long jump at the Virginia Tech Elite...finished seventh in the triple jump (47-1.75) and was on the winning 4x400 relay team (4:09.03) at the Niswonger Invitational...was fourth in the triple jump (46-2) at the Carle/Health Classic...joined three teammates to grab a provisional qualifying time of 3:09.65 for fourth place in the 4x400 relay at the Kentucky Invitational.


High School: Became Woodland's first state champion in track and field after winning the GHSA AAAA triple jump title as a junior...Personal-best marks of 23 feet, 7 ½ inches (long jump), 47-8 (triple jump) and 38.87 (300-meter hurdles)...Was the county/region MVP and was the runner-up in the triple jump, took fourth in the long jump and was fifth in the 300 hurdles at the state meet as a senior...Won his second straight slam dunk championship for the basketball team and was the squad's MVP as a senior...Finished fifth in the long jump and 10th in the 300 hurdles at the state meet to complement his state title in the triple jump as a junior...Named Woodland's Best Receiver in football as a junior...Earned MVP honors on his JV football team as a sophomore...Finished eighth in the triple jump at the state meet as his team won the country championship as a sophomore...Named the Defensive Player of the Year in basketball and took second in the triple jump at the country meet as a freshman...Selected for the Principal's List and the Honor Roll as a junior and senior...Member of FCA and Family Care and Consumer Leaders of America (FCCLA).


Personal:
Born Sept. 12, 1990...Son of Phillip C. Adams II and Linda Adams-Miller...One of seven siblings...Cousin of the NFL's Donavon Darius...Majoring in Technology Education.

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