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#73 Adam Gettis

Height 6-4
Weight 235 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Frankfort, Ill.
High School Lincoln Way East

2011 Honors – – Hayden Fry ‘Extra Heartbeat’ Award, Offense . . . second team all-Big Ten by league coaches and honorable mention by league media . . . second team all-Big Ten by College Football Madness . . . third team all-Big Ten by Phil Steele . . . 2011 – – Started all 13 games at right guard . . . started at right guard in 34-7 opening win over Tennessee Tech . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in triple-overtime loss at Iowa State . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in 31-27 win over Pittsburgh as offense gained 475 yards total offense . . . started at right guard in 45-17 win over Louisiana-Monroe as offense gained 453 yards total offense and allowed no sacks . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in 13-3 loss at Penn State . . . startet at right guard and played every offensive down in 41-31 win over Northwestern as offense gained 379 yards and allowed no QB sacks . . . started at right guard in 45-24 win over Indiana as offense gained 456 yards total offense . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in 22-21 loss at Minnesota as offense gained 446 yards total offense . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in 24-16 win over 13th-ranked Michigan . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in 37-21 loss to Michigan State . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in 31-21 win at Purdue as offense gained 408 yards total offense . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in 20-7 loss at Nebraska . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in Insight Bowl loss to Oklahoma.

2010 – – Listed as first team right guard following spring practice, but started just two games while fighting through injuries . . . did not see action in 37-7 win over Eastern Illinois due to injury . . . did not see action in 35-7 win over Iowa State due to injury . . . saw first action of season in 34-27 loss at Arizona, rotating at right guard . . . saw action at right guard in 45-0 win over Ball State as offense gained 562 yards total offense . . . saw action at right guard in 24-3 win over Penn State . . . saw action at right guard in 38-28 win at Michigan . . . started at right guard and played every offensive down in 31-30 loss to Wisconsin . . . started at right guard in 37-6 win over fifth-ranked Michigan State . . . did not see action in 18-13 win at Indiana due to injury . . . did not see action in 21-17 loss at Northwestern due to injury . . . did not see action in 20-17 loss to Ohio State due to injury . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss at Minnesota due to injury . . . saw limited action in offensive line in 27-24 Insight Bowl win over 12th-ranked Missouri.

2009 – – Started at left guard and played every offensive down in 17-16 win over Northern Iowa . . . saw action in the offensive line in 35-3 win at Iowa State as offense gained 426 yards total offense . . . saw action in 27-17 win over Arizona as offense totaled 37:56 in time of possession . . . saw action in 42-24 win over Indiana as offense gained 480 yards total offense.

2008 – – Listed as third team left guard following spring practice . . . saw action in 46-3 opening win over Maine as offense rushed for 245 yards and gained 457 yards total offense . . . saw action in 42-0 win over Florida International as offense rushed for 241 yards and gained 512 yards total offense . . . did not see action in 17-5 win over Iowa State . . . did not see action in 21-20 loss at Pittsburgh . . . did not see action in 22-17 loss to Northwestern . . . did not see action in 16-13 loss at Michigan State . . . did not see action in 45-9 win at Indiana . . . saw action in 38-16 win over Wisconsin as offense gained 254 rushing yards . . . did not see action in 27-24 loss at Illinois . . . did not see action in 24-23 win over third ranked Penn State . . . did not see action in 22-17 win over Purdue . . . did not see action in 55-0 win at Minnesota . . . saw action in 31-10 Outback Bowl win over South Carolina as offense gained 328 yards total offense.

2007 – – Redshirted.

High school honors – – First team all-state and all-conference as a senior . . . second team all-state and first team all-conference as a junior . . . second team all-conference as a sophomore . . . Career – – recorded 29 tackles and eight QB sacks in two years as a defensive lineman . . . also played three years on the offensive line, amassing 149 pancake blocks, including a career-high 69 as a senior . . . played both center and tackle . . . blocked three kicks as a junior and four as a senior . . . helped prep team to a 2005 state championship . . . also lettered in basketball and track and field . . . placed second in the shot put at the state meet in 2005.

Personal – – Born 12/9/88 . . . interdepartmental studies major . . . parents are Felicia and Dexter Gettis . . . high school coach was Rob Zvonar.