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LSU safety Jamal Adams headed to New York Jets

Jamal Adams (Source: WAFB) Jamal Adams (Source: WAFB)
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PHILADELPHIA, PA (WAFB) -

With the 6th pick of the first round, the New York Jets have picked former LSU safety Jamal Adams.

Adams finished the 2016 season with 76 total tackles, one sack, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery. 

In his last game as a Tiger, the junior safety had six tackles, including five solo tackles, against Louisville in the Citrus Bowl.

Adams had big games against Mississippi State, Auburn and Southern Mississippi this season. Against the Bulldogs Adams had nine tackles, against the Tigers he recorded 13 tackles and against the Eagles he finished with 11 tackles and a forced fumble.

Senior season awards: 
2016 First Team All-America (CBS Sports, Pro Football Focus) 
2016 Second Team All-America (American Football Coaches Association, AP) 
2016 First Team All-SEC (AP) 
2016 Second Team All-SEC (Coaches)

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