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Anthony Adams    

Former Defensive Tackle for the San Francisco 49ers

Anthony “Spice” Adams is a former American football defensive tackle. After playing college football at Penn State, he was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the 2003 NFL Draft, for whom he played four seasons.

Adams played for the 49ers from 2003-2006, and then signed as an unrestricted free agent to the Chicago Bears from 2007-2011. During his football career as a Nosegaurd, Adams amassed 278 Tackles, 10.5 Sacks, and 3 Forced Fumbles.

He announced his retirement from football in March of 2013. That same year, Adams began hosting a weekly half-hour show titled Inside the Bears, which airs on WFLD and WPWR-TV, and graduated from George Washington University, receiving a Masters in Business Administration.

In 2016, Adams began a reoccurring role on the HBO series Ballers. Adams has received notoriety for this role, as well as his Vines and YouTube videos.

Adams is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. (Nu Chapter Spring 2000). He won the 2010 Ed Block Courage Award and the 2010 Brian Piccolo Award. He also won the 2013 Arthur Murray Dancing with Chicago Celebrities Award. For his efforts raising money for Breast Cancer, Adams won the MVP award. He also raises money for PCAR (Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape) with his t-shirt sales as well.


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