Hugh Adams
Hugh Adams
Full Name:  Alfred Hugh Adams
     Born:  March 8, 1928 in Punta Gorda, Fl
     Died:  August 23, 2010 in Bokeelia, Fl
   School:  Charlotte High School in Punta Gorda, Florida
            Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia
            Florida in Gainesville, Florida


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FSU Career
Football
Year  No  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1948  54  T       6-0  205  Jr   *   Punta Gorda                 
1949  54  RT      6-0  205  Sr   *   Punta Gorda                 


Awards
Football
Year  Award
1948  Associated Press - Little All-American
      Paul B. Williams - Little All-American
1949  Associated Press - Little All-American
Elected into the FSU Hall of Fame in 1980
From the FSU Website, seminoles.com.

Hugh Adams was instrumental in Florida State's early success in football. Captain of the 1949 Seminoles, Adams was his squad's most valuable player. On teams that went 16-2 in 1948 and 1949, he played both offensive and defensive tackle. Adams was chhosen a Little All-American in 1948 and 1949, making him the first Seminole football player to receive national recognition. After graduation, Adams was an FSU assistant football coach and assistant dean of men. He received Ph.D. from FSU and became Lee County superintendent of schools, later serving as president of Broward Community College. As a fine athlete and educational leader, Hugh Adams brought great honor to his alma mater.


Obituary from the Tallahassee Democrat.
Alfred Hugh Adams, of Bokeelia, Florida since 1999, passed into life with Christ on August 23, 2010. He was born March 8, 1928, in Punta Gorda, Fla., to Alfred A and Irene Gatewood Adams. He attended Charlotte High School and earned his BS, Masters and Doctorate from Florida State University (FSU). He was the Captain of the FSU football team in 1949, '50 and was their first Little All American tackle. He was also a varsity assistant football coach and the Assistant Dean of Men at FSU. From FSU he was appointed the Superintendent of Schools for Charlotte County, Florida. From there he became President of Broward Community College. After 19 years at BCC, he retired but was asked to serve as Executive Director of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and then President of the Broward Performing Arts Foundation. He was inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame at FSU as well as Charlotte High School. He served our country in the US Navy in the Korean War and retired as Commander in the US Naval Reserves. He was a dedicated and loving family man and was an active member and Sunday School teacher in his church. He is survived by his wife, Lynda Long of Bokeelia, FLa.; his children, Joy Adams Wamble (Russell) of Destin, FL, Alfred (Al) Hugh Adams Jr., Paul Morgan Adams, both of Tallahassee, FL, Laura Adams, Tallahassee and his stepson Jason Scott Foures (Kristen) of Naples, FL, and his beloved puppy dog, Moses. He is also survived by his sister, Eloise McDougall of Punta Gorda, FL; her children, Grant McDougall, Tammy Wright and Melinda Grantham and Sandy McDougall (predeceased), and his first cousins, Neil Gatewood and Mildred Hommer; his grandchildren, Morgan Wamble King (Charley), Lindsey Wamble, Will Wamble, Linda Adams, Nick Adams, Joe Adams and great-granddaughter Mary Adams King. Services will be at 11 a.m. EDT today, August 26, at First Baptist Church of Pine Island.



FSU Statistics
Football
Season Statistics
Defense
         |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
Year  GP |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
1948   8 |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
1949  10 |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  5- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot   18 |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  5- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Offense/Kick and Punt Returns
         |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
Year  GP |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
1948   8 |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
1949  10 |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot   18 |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Football
Game Participation
                            |      Starts
1948                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Oct  9 CUMBERLAND           |  1  LT   LT  
Oct 16 ERSKINE COLLEGE      |  1  LT   LT  
Oct 23 MILLSAPS COLLEGE     |  1  C    MG  
Oct 30 STETSON              |  1  C    MG  
Nov 13 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE  |  1  RT   RT  
Nov 20 LIVINGSTON STATE     |  1  RT   RT  
Nov 27 TROY STATE           |  1  RT   RT  
Dec  4 TAMPA                |  1  RT   RT  
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         |  8   8    8

                            |      Starts
1949                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Oct  1 WHITING FIELD        |  1  RT   RT  
Oct  8 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE  |  1  RT   RT  
Oct 15 ERSKINE COLLEGE      |  1  RT   RT  
Oct 22 SEWANEE              |  1  RG   RG  
Oct 29 STETSON              |  1  RG   RG  
Nov  5 LIVINGSTON STATE     |  1  RG   RG  
Nov 12 MILLSAPS COLLEGE     |  1  RT   RT  
Nov 18 TAMPA                |  1  RT   RT  
Nov 26 TROY STATE           |  1  RT   RT  
Jan  2 WOFFORD COLLEGE      |  1  RT   RT  
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         | 10  10   10

----------------------------|--------------
Career Tot                  | 18  18   18
Football
Game Statistics
                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1948                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Oct  9 CUMBERLAND           |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   1-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   1-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  0 |   0

                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1949                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Oct  8 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE  |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   1-  5- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   1-  5- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  0 |   0

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1948                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Oct  9 CUMBERLAND           |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1949                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Oct  8 MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE  |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0