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Greg Adkins
Tight Ends

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1st year in NFL/1st year with the Bills

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Greg Adkins joins the Buffalo Bills’ coaching staff in 2013 as the team’s tight ends coach.

Adkins spent the previous four years as the offensive line and recruiting coordinator at Syracuse under head coach Doug Marrone.

  • In 2012, the Syracuse offensive line held opposing defenses to 16.0 sacks – the second-fewest allowed by the Orange since 2000 and blocked for a rushing offense that ranked third in the BIG EAST with an average of 187.0 yards per game
  • The Orange allowed the seventh-fewest tackles for loss allowed per game in the NCAA in 2012 – 4.31
  • Adkins mentored T Justin Pugh who was a three-time All-BIG EAST selection
  • In 2011, OL Andrew Tiller earned first-team All-BIG EAST honors
  • Syracuse’s offensive line blocked for RB Delone Carter’s back-to-back 1,000-yard campaigns in 2009 and 2010
  • OL Ryan Bartholomew earned All-BIG EAST second-team accolades in 2009 after making starts at both guard and center

 

Before joining Syracuse’s staff in 2009, Adkins had coaching stints at Tennessee (2003-08), Troy (2001-02), Georgia (1996-2000) and Marshall (1991-95).

  • In 2007, Tennessee’s offense produced a 3,000-yard passer, 1,000-yard rusher and a 1,000-yard receiver
  • The Volunteers’ offensive line led the nation with just 4.0 sacks allowed in 2007 and helped block for a passing offense that threw the ball 534 times
  • While at Georgia from 1996-2000, the Bulldogs compiled a record of 40-19
  • Marshall led the Southern Conference in rush defense in 1992 and scoring offense from 1993-95

 

PERSONAL

Adkins Earned four letters at Marshall University and was a team captain his senior season… combined with his five years as a coach at his alma-mater, was a part of 97 victories in the school’s football program… earned a degree in sports management and marketing from Marshall in 1990… he and his wife, Michelle, have two sons, Nicholas and Nathan, and a daughter, Natalie.

 

ADKINS’ COACHING CAREER

 

NFL

 

 

Buffalo Bills

2013

Tight Ends

 

 

 

COLLEGE

 

 

Syracuse

2009-12

Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator

Tennessee

2006-08

Offensive Line

Tennessee

2003-05

Tight Ends/Assistant Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator

Troy

2001-02

Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator

Georgia

1997-2000

Offensive Line/Tight Ends

Georgia

1996

Defensive Line

Marshall

1991-95

Defensive Line/Tight Ends/Offensive Line

 

1st year in NFL/1st year with the Bills

 

COACHING EXPERIENCE

Greg Adkins joins the Buffalo Bills’ coaching staff in 2013 as the team’s tight ends coach.

Adkins spent the previous four years as the offensive line and recruiting coordinator at Syracuse under head coach Doug Marrone.

  • In 2012, the Syracuse offensive line held opposing defenses to 16.0 sacks – the second-fewest allowed by the Orange since 2000 and blocked for a rushing offense that ranked third in the BIG EAST with an average of 187.0 yards per game
  • The Orange allowed the seventh-fewest tackles for loss allowed per game in the NCAA in 2012 – 4.31
  • Adkins mentored T Justin Pugh who was a three-time All-BIG EAST selection
  • In 2011, OL Andrew Tiller earned first-team All-BIG EAST honors
  • Syracuse’s offensive line blocked for RB Delone Carter’s back-to-back 1,000-yard campaigns in 2009 and 2010
  • OL Ryan Bartholomew earned All-BIG EAST second-team accolades in 2009 after making starts at both guard and center

 

Before joining Syracuse’s staff in 2009, Adkins had coaching stints at Tennessee (2003-08), Troy (2001-02), Georgia (1996-2000) and Marshall (1991-95).

  • In 2007, Tennessee’s offense produced a 3,000-yard passer, 1,000-yard rusher and a 1,000-yard receiver
  • The Volunteers’ offensive line led the nation with just 4.0 sacks allowed in 2007 and helped block for a passing offense that threw the ball 534 times
  • While at Georgia from 1996-2000, the Bulldogs compiled a record of 40-19
  • Marshall led the Southern Conference in rush defense in 1992 and scoring offense from 1993-95

 

PERSONAL

Adkins Earned four letters at Marshall University and was a team captain his senior season… combined with his five years as a coach at his alma-mater, was a part of 97 victories in the school’s football program… earned a degree in sports management and marketing from Marshall in 1990… he and his wife, Michelle, have two sons, Nicholas and Nathan, and a daughter, Natalie.

 

ADKINS’ COACHING CAREER

 

NFL

 

 

Buffalo Bills

2013

Tight Ends

 

 

 

COLLEGE

 

 

Syracuse

2009-12

Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator

Tennessee

2006-08

Offensive Line

Tennessee

2003-05

Tight Ends/Assistant Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator

Troy

2001-02

Offensive Line/Recruiting Coordinator

Georgia

1997-2000

Offensive Line/Tight Ends

Georgia

1996

Defensive Line

Marshall

1991-95

Defensive Line/Tight Ends/Offensive Line

 

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