26 Facts About Adrian Amos


Adrian Amos played college football at Penn State, and was selected by the Chicago Bears in the fifth round of the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Adrian Amos originally committed to play college football at the University of Connecticut.

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Adrian Amos finished the year with 50 tackles, one interception and 2.

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On November 10,2014, the Senior Bowl announced that Adrian Amos had accepted their invitation to play in the 2015 Senior Bowl.

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Adrian Amos attended the NFL combine and performed well, completing almost all of the combine drills, but chose to skip the bench press.

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Adrian Amos finished in the top twenty among safeties at the combine in the 20-yard short shuttle and the 60-yard shuttle.

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On March 19,2015, Adrian Amos opted to participate at Penn State's pro day, along with Mike Hull, Donovan Smith, Jesse James, Sam Ficken, Miles Dieffenbach, Deion Barnes, and three other teammates.

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Adrian Amos decided to perform the bench press, 40-yard dash, and positional drills for the team representatives and scouts from 19 NFL teams in attendance.

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Adrian Amos had an impressive performance overall and decreased his time in the 40-yard dash from 4.

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Adrian Amos attended private visits or workouts for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Baltimore Ravens.

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Adrian Amos was ranked the second best free safety prospect in the draft by NFLDraftScout.

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Adrian Amos was the eighth safety selected during the draft in 2016 and only one of three Penn State players drafted in 2016, along with Donovan Smith and Jesse James.

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Head coach John Fox named Adrian Amos the starting free safety over Vereen after he had an impressive performance in the Chicago Bears' preseason-opener against the Green Bay Packers.

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Adrian Amos began the season alongside Antrel Rolle, the team's starting strong safety.

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Adrian Amos started all 16 games in his rookie season and made 67 combined tackles, two pass deflections, and a sack.

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Adrian Amos was in competition with rookie DeAndre Houston-Carson for the free safety position throughout training camp.

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Adrian Amos was named the starting free safety to begin the 2016 season, opposite strong safety Harold Jones-Quartey.

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Adrian Amos finished the season with 65 combined tackles and five pass deflections in 15 games and 14 starts.

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Adrian Amos failed to record an interception in his first two seasons and the Bears ranked 31st with only eight interceptions in 2016.

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Adrian Amos was named the backup to Jackson to start the 2017 season.

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Adrian Amos played sparingly through the first three games and only logged 16 snaps on defense with no tackles.

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Adrian Amos became the starting strong safety, opposite Eddie Jackson, for Week 4 after Quintin Demps suffered a fractured forearm the previous game against the Pittsburgh Steelers and was placed on injured reserve.

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On January 6,2018, Adrian Amos recorded a season-high eleven tackles in the season finale against the Minnesota Vikings.

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Adrian Amos finished the season with ten starts in thirteen games, recording 62 tackles, three passes defended, one interception, two forced fumbles, and a touchdown.

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Adrian Amos started in all 16 games in 2018 and recorded 73 combined tackles, nine passes defended, two interceptions, two sacks, and one fumble recovery.

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Adrian Amos is the founder of The I'm Still Here Foundation, which raises awareness about Alzheimer's disease and helps underserved youth.

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