USC's After Corey Adams

Corey Adams

Standing 6-3, 288 pounds with great strength, speed and instincts five-star defensive tackle recruit Corey Adams has the top coaches in the country flocking to Arizona to watch him perform. "Notre Dame, Ohio State, Michigan, Arizona State and USC are recruiting me the hardest right now," said Adams.

When college coaches around the nation sit back and dream up what they want in a prototypical defensive tackle, Corey Adams from Saguaro HS (AZ) is the player that pops into their mind.

Standing 6-3, 288 pounds with great strength, speed and instincts five-star defensive tackle recruit Corey Adams has the top coaches in the country flocking to Arizona to watch him perform.

"It's pretty cool. It hasn't been too hectic yet so I have been enjoying it," Adams nonchalantly said of the recruiting process. "Notre Dame, Ohio State, Michigan, Arizona State and USC are recruiting me the hardest right now."


Corey Adams at the UA/Scout Combine.
USC defensive coordinator Nick Holt, who is handling the recruitment of Adams for the Trojans, is one of the many coaches that have recently stopped by Saguaro HS to watch him practice this spring.

"They have come out and watched a couple of our spring practices and checked out some of the guys on our team," Adams said of the USC coaches.

As is the case with just about every top recruit on the West Coast these days, USC appears to be a major player in the battle to land the commitment of Adams.

"There is great weather in California and they are a dominant football program," Adams said of the Trojans. "Their being close also helps."

Adams also spoke highly of USC Head Coach Pete Carroll at the Under Armour/Scout Phoenix Combine last weekend.

"I think he is a real cool coach," Adams said of Pete Carroll. "From what I have heard from people that I have talked to he is really down to earth and really friendly. It's a family with him over there with his players and the coaching staff, and I think that is really cool."

While the recruiting process is starting to heat up, the laid-back Adams will take his time and doesn't plan to make a commitment until after taking all five of his official visits.

"I plan to make all of my visits after my senior year of football," explained Adams.

The five-star defensive end doesn't plan to attend any camps or visit any schools this summer, instead he will be hard at work in Arizona with his high school teammates.

"I will just be working out with my team and getting better for my senior year," Adams said of his summer plans. "I want to work on my speed. I always want to get faster, I don't think you can ever be fast enough."


Corey Adams shows his muscle.

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