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Adam Snyder biography

Date of birth : 1982-01-30
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Fullerton, California
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-10-14
Credited as : Football player NFL, tackle for the San Francisco 49ers, Pro Bowl/NFL Draft player

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As the second of two 3rd-round selections in 2005, Adam Snyder has shown immense versatility by making starts at every position along the line with the exception of center (21 at LT, 21 at RT, 7 at LG, 5 at RG).

Originally the second of two 3rd-round (94th pick overall) draft choices by SF in 2005.

•As a 6-6, 325-pound tackle, Snyder had an interesting hobby as a young­ster. While growing up in Southern California, he enjoyed spending time in­line skating with his friends. While in junior high, Adam and his friends began to skate for Play It Again Sports, a sporting goods store, who would support the skaters with wheels and accessories, making them locally sponsored performers. Adam’s greatest stunt on his wheels was a 13-stair rail.
•Adam enjoys surfing with his wife, Erika, during the offseason.

•Started every game, lining up at right tackle in 15 contests and at right guard for one game.
•Helped the team rush for a season-high 246 yds. vs. Sea. (9/20).
•Part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack on QB Alex Smith on any of his 41 attempts vs. Jax (11/29). It marked the first time the 49ers did not give up a sack since 11/10/08, at Arz. (QB Shaun Hill – 40 attempts).

•Saw action in 14 games, starting first 7 contests at left guard before making 6 starts at right tackle.
•Replaced in starting lineup vs. Sea. (10/26) by G David Baas, but entered game at right tackle in 2nd qtr. when T Barry Sims left with an ankle injury.
•Started at RT at Arz. (11/10) in place of Sims and was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack. Went on to start following 5 contests at RT.
•Left game in 1st qtr. at Mia. (12/14) with an ankle injury and was replaced by Sims.
•Did not play final two contests with an ankle injury.

•Played in all 16 games with 11 starts, becoming a starter at LT after Jonas Jennings was placed on IR with an ankle injury.
•Made first start of season vs. Bal. (10/7) in place of Jennings.
•Stepped in at left tackle in 2nd half at NYG (10/21) in place of Jennings, who left game with a season-ending ankle injury, and went on to start next 10 contests.

•Saw action in 14 games with 6 starts, making 3 starts at left tackle for Jen­nings and 3 starts at right guard for G Larry Allen. Inactive vs. GB (12/10) and at Sea. (12/14) due to a sprained knee and ankle.
•Started at left tackle vs. StL (9/17), vs. SD (10/15) and at Den. (12/31) in place of Jennings.
•Started at left tackle vs. Phi. (9/24) and vs. Oak. (10/8) in place of Allen (sprained MCL).
•Returned to action vs. Arz. (12/24) after missing 2 games with a sprained knee and ankle.

•Saw action in all 16 games during rookie campaign, starting 7 contests at left tackle and one game at right guard.
•Filled in at guard late in 4th qtr. at Phi. (9/18).
•Saw time at guard when G/C Eric Heitmann moved to center due to an injury to C Jeremy Newberry at Arz. (10/2) in Mexico City and vs. Ind. (10/9).
•Made first NFL start at Chi. (11/13) at right guard, taking over for Heitmann, who moved to center to fill in for Newberry (knee/shoulder). Started at left guard for the remainder of season.


•Three-year starter who played in 49 games with 35 starts at three dif­ferent positions (RG, RT and LT). Became Ducks first two-time first-team all-league offensive lineman in four decades. Departed as one of Oregon’s most decorated lineman of all time, becoming Ducks’ third Morris Trophy recipient (as the Pacific-10 Conference’s top lineman) ever. Allowed only 2 sacks his entire senior season at left tackle as he was voted All-Pac-10. Enjoyed most consistent year on offensive line as a junior, highlighted by earning Oregon’s first first-team All-Pac-10 offensive line honors in 20 years, anchoring a line that boasted the League’s 4th-best rushing offense.


•Attended La Serna (Whittier, CA) HS, where he was a two-year starter and 1999 team captain. A 2nd-team all-CIF honoree, helped team rush for over 2,400 yds. as a senior.
•Born Adam Richard Snyder (1/30/82) in Fullerton, CA. Married to Erika. Cou­ple splits time between Santa Clara, CA and Whittier, CA.
•Majored in journalism/public relations.

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