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Gaines Adams

Born: 1983-06-08 - Died: 2010-01-18
Cause of Death:
Cardiac Arrest

Death Summary: According to ESPN, Gaines Adams died of an enlarged heart, which led to cardiac arrest at his family's home. He was pronounced dead at 9am on January 18, 2010 in Greenwood, South Carolina. He was one of two athletes to pass away from the same condition within a week's time, the other being a southern Indiana basketball player.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is quoted as saying, "I remember him at the 2007 Draft as a fine young man. Our condolences to Gaines' family, his teammates on the Bears and Buccaneers, and their organizations on their loss."

Apparently nobody was aware that Adams had the medical condition, which claimed his life at such an early age. He was 26 years old.

Who was Gaines Adams : Gaines Adams was played the defensive end position in the National Football League after a successful collegiate career at Clemson. He was the 4th overall pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, when he was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In his rookie season, he led defensive rookies in sacks with six.

Adams played 47 games over three seasons in his career in the NFL. He recorded 67 tackles, including 13.5 sacks. He played for 2 years for the Buccaneers before being traded to the Chicago Bears.
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8 Signatures in Gaines Adams's guestbook

  1. Ime Says:

    RIP G

  2. alvin Says:

    great player rest in peace

  3. rachel hebert Says:

    R.I.P we will miss you

  4. Timmy Says:

    RIP you were amazing

  5. Alicia Ocasio Says:

    Rest In Peace.

  6. Jonathan Hilton Says:

    In accordance with RCW 9A.72.085, I declare under the Probate Laws of Essex-London, United Kingdom that l have a record of an unclaimed Estate proceed left in a codicil by a deceased Gaines Adams,you can contact my email as soon as possible for further details,Barristerhiltonoffice.esq@gmail.com.
    Thank you

  7. WM Says:

    Get All Your Insurance Quotes And Fid The Best Price.


  8. Harlena Jones Says:

    Gone but not forgotten

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