Davante Adams
#17 Wide Receiver

Davante Adams

Height / Weight
6'1" / 215 lbs
Born
Dec 24, 1992 (28)
College
Fresno State
NFL Draft
2014: Rd. 2, No. 53 (GB)
NFL Career
7th Season
Nationality
American
Net Worth
$49 Million
SEASON STATS
2020
YDS
1,374
AVG
11.9
-0.1
YDS/G
98.1
+15.1
LNG
56
-2
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Davante Lavell Adams
Place of Birth: Palo Alto, California
Education: Fresno State
Parents: Pamela Brown, Douglas Adams
Spouse: Devanne Adams (Villarreal)

Davante Adams Stats, Bio, Age, Net Worth, & Career

Davante Adams is a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers. He has been the Packers’ top receiver most of his career, which began in 2014 when he was drafted by Green Bay.

Now Aaron Rodgers’ clear favorite target, Adams is among the elite receivers in the NFL and is considered the best route runner in the league by some experts.

Davante Adams Football Career

Davante Adams High School Career (Palo Alto High School)

Davante Adams was a two-way starter for the Palo Alto Vikings football team. He led the team to a CIF state championship. In his senior season, he had 64 receptions for 1,094 yards and 12 touchdowns. As a cornerback, he had 44 tackles, two tackles for loss, two forced fumbles, an interception, and four passes defended. 

Adams was also an excellent basketball player. He was considered a two-star recruit. Adams was recruited by California, Hawaii, San Diego State, and Fresno State.

Davante Adams College Career (Fresno State Bulldogs)

Davante Adams elected to attend Fresno State. After redshirting his freshman season, Adams began his collegiate career in 2012. In his first career game, he had 118 receiving yards and two touchdowns. He finished 2012 with 102 receptions for 1,312 yards and 14 touchdowns, leading the Mountain West Conference in all three categories. Adams was a freshman All-American and the MWC Freshman of the Year.

In his second season, Adams led the nation with 131 receptions for 1,719 yards and 24 touchdowns. His 24 touchdowns were a MWC record and was fourth-most in a single-season in FBS history. He set Fresno State career records for receptions (233) and receiving touchdowns (38), despite the fact that he only played two seasons.

Adams announced that he would be forgoing his final two seasons and would enter the 2014 NFL Draft.

Davante Adams NFL Career

The Green Bay Packers selected Davante Adams with the 53rd overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. Adams set the Packers’ rookie record for receiving yards in a playoff game with 117. Adams' second NFL season was disappointing as he finished with just 50 receptions for 483 yards and one touchdown.

2016 was a breakout year for Adams. He finished 2016 with 75 catches for 997 yards and 12 touchdowns (second-most in the NFL). In 2017, injuries limited Adams to just 14 games. However, he was named to his first Pro Bowl and a spot on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2018. He signed a four-year extension on December 29, 2017.

Adams’ 2018 season was his best to date. He finished with 111 receptions for 1,386 yards, despite only playing in 15 games. In 2019, he missed four games due to turf toe. He posted a franchise playoff record 160 receiving yards in the Divisional Round against the Seattle Seahawks.

Adams got off to a hot start in 2020, opening the season with 14 receptions (tying a franchise record). Through eight games, Adams is on pace to set career highs in receptions, yards and touchdowns. 

Davante Adams Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

Davante Adams signed a four-year, $58 million contract extension at the end of 2017. He currently has an estimated net worth of $49 million.

Adams has an endorsement deal with Nike. In 2020, he was added to the Jordan Brand team.

Davante Adams Personal Life

Davante Adams is married to his wife Devanne. They have one daughter named Deija who was born in 2019.

Born in Redwood City, California, Davante has one brother and two sisters.

Awards & Achievements

Pro Bowls:

Pro Bowl

2017-2019

Davante Adams Quotes

  • “Wash ya hands, wash ya butt man. That’s it.”
  • “I’m the best receiver in the NFL.”
  • “Our 1,2 punch at RB is the filthiest if u disagree well you’re on meth.”

Davante Adams Fun Facts

  • Set school records at Fresno State for receptions (233) and touchdowns (38), despite only playing two seasons
  • Was a two-star basketball recruit
  • Tied Packers’ franchise record for receptions in a game (14)
  • Was born on Christmas Eve
  • 2013 Paul Warfield Award winner (nation’s most outstanding receiver)
Career stats
2020
GB
2019
GB
2018
GB
2017
GB
2016
GB
2015
GB
2014
GB
Season Team FPTS SNP% REC TGTS YDS AVG TD LNG ATT YDS AVG TD LNG FUM LST
2020
300.90 74.52 115 148 1,374 11.9 18 56 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1
2019
171.20 63.18 83 127 997 12.0 5 58 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 1
2018
274.10 88.74 111 169 1,386 12.5 13 57 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2017
185.50 74.12 74 117 885 12.0 10 55 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2016
209.20 84.10 75 121 997 13.3 12 66 0 0 0.0 0 0 2 1
2015
81.30 66.46 50 94 483 9.7 1 40 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2014
81.60 70.29 38 66 446 11.7 3 45 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Recent Games
Sun 1/3
Sun 12/27
Sat 12/19
Sun 12/13
Sun 12/6
Sun 11/29
Sun 11/22
Sun 11/15
Thu 11/5
Sun 11/1
Date Opp RESULT FPTS SNP% REC TGTS YDS AVG TD LNG ATT YDS AVG TD LNG FUM LST
1/3
W 35-16
13.60 89.13 6 6 46 7.7 1 9 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12/27
W 14-40
37.70 71.21 11 12 142 12.9 3 32 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12/19
W 16-24
7.70 96.77 7 10 42 6.0 0 14 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12/13
W 31-24
21.00 92.54 7 10 115 16.4 1 56 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
12/6
W 16-30
29.10 88.52 10 12 121 12.1 2 42 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
11/29
W 25-41
15.10 88.73 6 9 61 10.2 1 15 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
11/22
L 31-34
20.10 95.00 7 8 106 15.1 1 33 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
11/15
W 20-24
14.60 81.54 8 12 66 8.2 1 22 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1
11/5
W 34-17
28.30 75.76 10 12 173 17.3 1 49 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
11/1
L 28-22
26.80 94.67 7 11 53 7.6 3 15 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0