Will platoon with Drew Carson in left field and also will see time as the designated hitter ... Hits for average and is a good power hitter for his size, in the mold of former
Golden Eagle All-American Jarrett Hoffpauir ... Had a good freshman season and looks to have an even better sophomore campaign ... Athletic Director's Honor Roll ...
2006 (Fr.): Named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American team ... Selected to the Conference USA All-Freshman squad ... Played in 53 games and started 42 ... Started 28 times in left field and 14 as the designated hitter ... Hit .286 with nine doubles, one triple, eight home runs and finished with 43 RBIs ... Posted a .386 on-base percentage and collected 85 total bases for a .486 slugging percentage ... Fourth on the team in doubles and tied for fourth in home runs ... Hit .343 in conference games, second on the team ... Posted a .416 on-base percentage and had a .507 slugging percentage ... Collected 12 multiple-hit games (nine games with two hits, three with three games), tied for second on the team with 14 multiple-RBI games (11 games with two RBIs, one with three, one with four and one with five), nine multiple-run games (one game with three, eight with two) and five multiplewalk games (three one game and two with three) ... Posted a .555 (5/9) batting average in the Houston series (4/14-16) with two runs scored, two walks
and four RBIs ... In the UAB series (3/24-26), he finished
with a .500 (4/8) batting average, with a double, five runs scored, five walks and two RBIs ... Finished with a .385 (5/13) batting average in the Memphis series, with two doubles, a home run, three runs scored and four RBIs ... In the Dallas Baptist series, he collected five hits in 14 at bats (.357) with two doubles, four runs scored and five RBIs ... Added three hits in his first game with a double, a home run, a run scored and an RBI against Nicholls State (2/15) ... Notched three hits in five at bats with two doubles, season-high three runs scored and season-high five RBIs in game two of the Dallas Baptist series (4/7) ... Finished with three hits in four at bats with a walk, two runs scored, two stolen bases and two RBIs in game three of the Houston series (4/16) ... Tallied two hits, including a home run and two runs scored in game two of the East Carolina series (5/6) and followed that with two doubles with two RBIs in game three (5/7) ... Two-run hit with two walks and scored two runs against Troy in the first game of the NCAA Tournament (6/2) ...Season-high three walks in game three of the UAB series (3/26) ... Two-run home run and four RBIs against Buffalo in game two of the series (3/11) and then finished with two hits, a home run and
three RBIs in the series finale (3/12) ...
Prep: Six-year letterwinner for Coach Brian Sutton at Nettleton High School ... Helped lead Nettleton to a 20-14 record and the quarterfinals of the state championships ... Hit .465 with eight doubles, three triples, three home runs and 42 RBIs as a senior ... Hit .578 with 15 doubles, three triples, eight home runs, 51 RBIs and 18 stolen bases as a junior ... Two-time all-state selection (OF) ... Named to The Clarion Ledger's Dandy Dozen ... Four-time all-area ... Named Division 2-3A Most Valuable Player ... Team MVP as a senior ... A Northeast Daily Journal All-Prep honoree ... Northeast Mississippi Coaches For Better Baseball Game Offensive MVP ... Mississippi Crossroads Game Defensive MVP ... Also lettered in football and basketball ... A three-time All-Division quarterback and punter ... Member of the
Beta and Music Clubs ...
Personal: Son of Billy and DeAnna Adkins ... Oldest of two children ... Majoring in sport administration ... Enjoys hunting and fishing in his spare time ... Born April 1, 1987.
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