29 Chris Adkins  
    Chris Adkins

    Indianapolis, Ind.

    High School:
    Warren Central

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 190



    Graduated with bachelor of arts degrees in telecommunications and African American and African Diaspora Studies in December 2011.

    2011 (Senior): Played in eight games with four starts ... missed four games due to injury ... made 35 tackles, 24 solo, with two tackles for loss ... recorded a career-high 11 stops in season opener vs. Ball State ... collected 10 tackles with a career-high nine solos at North Texas ... added seven tackles and one TFL against Virginia ... led the Hoosiers in tackles in each of the three games.

    2010 (Junior): Suffered an ankle injury during preseason camp and missed the first nine weeks of the season ... made seven tackles, five solo, in his first action of the year at No. 6 Wisconsin ... earned a start the following week vs. Penn State.

    2009 (Sophomore): Started the season opener vs. Eastern Kentucky and played in six games before suffering a season-ending elbow injury ... opened the year at cornerback before moving to safety ... collected 14 tackles, 11 solo, and one tackle for loss on the year and added first career interception vs. No. 9 Ohio State ... posted six tackles, five solo, in win over Western Michigan ... named IU special teams player of the week following the Akron game.

    2008 (Freshman): Started all 12 games at cornerback ... finished fifth on the team with 54 tackles, 39 solo, and added two tackles for loss, four pass breakups, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... posted 10 tackles, seven solo, at No. 7 Penn State ... collected eight solo stops, nine total, with one tackle for loss against Iowa ... recorded seven tackles with a TFL vs. Michigan State ... forced a fumble returned for a score and broke up a pass against Ball State ... recovered a fumble and added a pass breakup in win over No. 22 (BCS) Northwestern ... made his collegiate debut against Western Kentucky ... Academic All-Big Ten selection.

    2007: Redshirted the 2007 season ... two-time scout team player of the week (Indiana State and Minnesota).

    Prep/Personal: Cornerback for head coach Steve Tutsie at Warren Central High School ... Warren Central became the first team in Indiana history to claim four consecutive state titles ... rated the 13th-best prospect in the state of Indiana by ... all-conference selection and honorable mention all-state as a senior ... earned three letters in football ... also a track state champion and all-state selection ... parents are Chris and Felicia Adkins ... Christian Steve Adkins II was born on Sept. 27, 1988.


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