MINERS

Kris Adams
2  Kris Adams

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Worth, Texas

High School:
Everman

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
WR

Experience:
3L

12/18/2010

New Mexico Bowl. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

UTEP vs BYU. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

11/06/2010

UTEP Football vs SMU (11/6/10)

Photo Gallery by Michael P. Reese

11/06/2010

UTEP vs SMU. Senior Night. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Miners vs Mustangs. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

10/30/2010

UTEP Falls to Marshall. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

The Miners now stand at 5-4; 2-4 in C-USA.

10/23/2010

UTEP vs Tulane. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by IPA

CAREER NOTES: Owns 97 career catches for 1,587 yards and 16 touchdowns ... ranks eighth on UTEP's career touchdown receptions list entering his senior year ... tied for 10th in school annals with five 100-yard games ... has made 23 starts for the Miners, including 22 over the last two seasons ... tied the second-most touchdown catches in a game in school history with three versus SMU and Houston in 2008.

2009 (JUNIOR): Rated second on the team in receptions (42) and receiving yards (580), averaging 13.8 yards per catch and 48.3 yards per game ... started all 12 games ... his best two games of the season came in the opener versus Buffalo (nine catches for 98 yards) and the finale against Marshall (five receptions for 97 yards and a TD) ... also reached the end zone versus Memphis ... caught four passes for 88 yards as the Miners toppled 12th-ranked Houston, 58-41 ... following a slow start to the season, 458 of his 580 receiving yards (79 percent) came over the final eight contests.

2008 (SOPHOMORE): Honorable mention All-Conference USA ... led the Miners with 958 yards receiving and 14 touchdown receptions, and ranked second on the team in catches (50) ... averaged 19.2 yards per reception to rate first on the squad ...had the second-most touchdown receptions in a season in school history, the sixth-best yards per catch average and the seventh-most receiving yards ... ranked 34th nationally in receiving yards per game (79.8) and tied for 67th in scoring (7.0 ppg) ... rated fourth in C-USA in scoring touchdowns, seventh in receiving yards per game and tied for eighth in scoring ... posted 100+ yards in each of the last three games ... averaged 92.9 yards receiving with 12 touchdowns in eight C-USA games ... was UTEP's leading receiver in eight of 12 games ... hit the century mark for the first time as a Miner with four catches for 128 yards (32.0 avg.) and a score against UCF ... recorded 126 yards on five receptions and a TD at Tulsa ... contributed five receptions for 145 yards versus SMU, while reaching the end zone three times ... compiled 111 yards on six catches with three touchdowns at Houston ... racked up 116 yards on nine receptions with a TD at East Carolina ... became the fourth Miner to have a pair of games with three touchdown receptions in a season, and the third to do so in back-to-back games ... scored at least once in eight of the last nine games, including nine TDs over the final four contests ... averaged over 20 yards per catch in six games (32.0 versus UCF and Rice, 29.0 versus SMU, 25.2 versus Tulsa, 23.5 versus New Mexico State, 23.0 versus Texas) ... reeled in his long catch of 85 yards against SMU and had a 74-yard reception versus UCF ... his 85-yard catch versus the Mustangs was the longest play from scrimmage for the Miners in the Mike Price era ... scored the game-winning touchdown in the second overtime at Southern Miss off a six-yard pass from Trevor Vittatoe ... received UTEP's Bob Stull Most Improved Player Award.

2007 (FRESHMAN): Recorded five catches for 49 yards ... played in all 12 games, making two starts ... established season highs for catches (two) and yardage (28) against Southern Miss ... had a 28-yard kickoff return versus Texas Southern.

2006: Redshirted ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Rated a top-100 player in the Dallas/Fort Worth area by The Dallas Morning News ... first team All-District 15-4A wide receiver and cornerback as a senior at Everman High School ... registered 16 catches for 430 yards (26.9 avg.) and five touchdowns in 2005 ... also rushed 35 times for 367 yards (10.5 avg.) and a score ... had a long reception for 76 yards and a long rush for 81 yards ... on defense totaled 34 solo tackles, including one for loss, as well as six interceptions, 13 pass break-ups and a fumble recovery ... led Everman High to the district title his senior year ... high school coach was Dale Keeling ... three-year letterwinner in basketball and four-year letterwinner in track and field as a prep ... second team All-District choice in basketball as a junior ... district champion and regional qualifier in the long jump ... honor roll student ... member of the National Society of High School Scholars and listed in Who's Who Among Academic Students.

PERSONAL: Parents are Adrian and Kristin Dorsey ... has one brother and one sister ... full name is Kristofer Bryant Adams ... nicknames are "Ace" and "The Future" ... born 9/4/87 (Fort Worth, Texas) ... Business Management major.

Kris Adams' Career Stats
Year GP Rec Rec-Yd Rec.-TD Rec.-YPC Rec.-YPG KR KR-Yd KR-YPR KR-YPG
2006 Sat out the year as a redshirt
2007 11 5 49 0 9.8 4.5 1 28 28.0 2.5
2008 12 50 958 14 19.2 79.8 - - - -
2009 12 42 580 2 13.8 48.3 - - - -
Total 35 97 1,587 16 16.4 45.3 1 28 28.0 2.5

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