Adam Koets life and biography

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Adam Koets biography

Date of birth : 1984-01-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Santa Ana, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-09-24
Credited as : Football player NFL, tackle for the New York Giants, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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* Originally a 6th round (189th pick overall) draft choice by the Giants in 2007.

GIANTS NOTES


* Koets joined Aaron Ross, Steve Smith, Jay Alford, Zak DeOssie, Kevin Boss, Michael Johnson and Ahmad Bradshaw as 2007 Giants draft choices who contributed in their rookie season.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


* Has seen action in 3 regular season games and 1 postseason contest.
* In 2009, played in the final 2 games after being inactive for the first 14 contests…Played on special teams vs. Carolina (12/27) and at Minnesota (1/3).
* In 2008, was active only for the regular season finale at Minnesota (12/28). Early action came as an extra lineman/eligible receiver before replacing Chris Snee at right guard.
* As a rookie in 2007, Koets was inactive for all of the Giants' regular season games and 3 of 4 postseason games…Played on special teams in the Giants' NFC Wild Card victory at Tampa Bay (1/6).

COLLEGE


* Started the last 37 games of his career at left tackle…Semi-finalist for the Draddy Award, which is given to the nation's top scholar-athlete…Three-time Academic All-Pac 10 honoree…Allowed just 4 sacks during his last 2 years…Was a 2nd team All-Pac 10 selection as a senior in 2006.

OFF FIELD ACTIVITY


* Participated in the Shaun O'Hara Foundation Golf Outing, raising money for cystic fibrosis research.
* Participated in the Giants Foundation 2009 Golf Outing.
* Joined Coach Coughlin to host local children fighting cancer and blood disorders for the Jay Fund Ice Cream Social at the Timex Performance Center.
* Attended the Champions for Children fundraiser gala benefitting the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation.
* Attended the annual Meet the Giants fundraiser benefitting the Ronald McDonald House of New York City, a home away from home for kids fighting cancer and blood disorders.
* Joined Danny Clark as he hosted kids from Abbott House for a holiday shopping spree at Wal-Mart.
* Participated in Rich Seubert's Celebrity Trap Shoot in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, benefitting The Marshfield Clinic for Cardiac Research.
* Attended the Giants Kickoff Luncheon benefitting St. Vincent's Medical Center.

PERSONAL


* Started 3 seasons at defensive end and 1 at left tackle at Foothill High School in Santa Ana, Calif…Earned 1st-team All-Century League honors on offense his final season and was a 3-time All-League selection on defense…Second-team All-Orange County and 1st- team All-CIF Division VI choice on offense as a senior.
* Named the school's scholar-athlete as a senior.
* An international business major with a minor in German, Koets was a 3-time Academic All-Pac 10 Conference choice…Spent the summer of 2005 in Germany.
* Son of Helen and Russell Koets (pronounced coats).
* Born Jan. 7, 1984 in Santa Ana, California .

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