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Adams Not Pressured to Choose Hometown School

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Granted, some of Corey Adams's family and friends were yearning for him to stay in his own backyard and play for the Sun Devils. Yet, they wisely didn't try to aggressively steer the defensive tackle to Tempe, and rather let him make up his mind on his own timetable. Ultimately, the state's best 2009 prospect settled on ASU thanks to the approach those around him took concerning his recruitment.

"That's what really helped me make my decision in the end," Corey Adams admitted, "knowing that my family was going to support me no matter what." Down the stretch the Scottsdale (Ariz.) Saguaro defensive tackle, narrowed his choices to Arizona State, USC and Ohio State. Adams claimed that he wasn't set to commit to the Sun Devils until very close to the date he announced. "I had high interest...

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