Keion Adams (born June 8, 1995) is an American football outside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Western Michigan University. [5]

Professional career

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 in
(1.88 m)
245 lb
(111 kg)
4.70 s 1.63 s 2.70 s 4.38 s 7.36 s 36 in
(0.91 m)
10 ft 4 in
(3.15 m)
27 reps
All values from Western Michigan's Pro Day [6]

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Adams in the seventh round (248th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft. [7] Adams was the 24th defensive end drafted in and the 42nd player selected from Western Michigan. With the selection of Adams, Western Michigan had three players selected that year setting a school record for a single draft. The other two players drafted were Corey Davis and Taylor Moton. [8]

On May 10, 2017, the Pittsburgh Steelers signed Adams to a four-year, $2.46 million contract that includes a signing bonus of $66,017.

He was placed on injured reserve on August 29, 2017 after suffering a shoulder injury. [9]