Montravius Adams: 2017 NFL Draft Prospect

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Montravius Adams

Montravius Adams has a chance to be drafted in the first round of the 2017 NFL draft. Read which opposing running back considers Adams the toughest opponent he faced.


College: Auburn #1Auburn Tigers Football
Position: Defensive Tackle
Height: 6-4
Weight: 304
40 Time: 4.87
2016: Stats
2015: Stats
2014: Stats

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  • 2016: Second Team All-SEC.
  • Like former Auburn defensive tackle, Nick Fairley before him, Montravius Adams has had some questions about his motivation. Both have underperformed at times.
  • Oklahoma running back Samaje Perine considers Montravius Adams the toughest opponent he faced citing his size and quickness.
  • Can play the zero technique, head up on the center out to a three, outside shade of the guard.

NFL Draft Board Breakdown

The NFL Draft Board.

Montravius Adams shows up on the Bleacher Report’s NFL mock draft in towards the end of the first round. Although, most NFL mock  drafts show him as a second day pick.

A team would have to reach pretty far to draft Montravius Adams in the first round. The same article indicated that Adams is ranked just inside the top ten for interior defensive linemen. On the NFL Draft Board, Adams shows up as the sixth defensive tackle prospect for the 2017 NFL draft.

Montravius Adams’ lack of production during his junior year is what really took his draft status down. What NFL teams see is a player that might coast through a contract and then perform during his contract year. In Adams’ case, his senior year. The NFL game is difficult enough. Coaches want players that are self motivated.

Although Adams didn’t fulfill his potential in college, he will have a chance on Sundays to prove everyone wrong.

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