The Indianapolis Colts today signed wide receiver Rodney Adams to a reserve/future contract.
Adams, 6-1, 189 pounds, spent time on the Minnesota Vikings' active roster and practice squad as a rookie in 2017 but did not see game action. He spent Weeks 1-8 on the active roster before being waived on October 30. Adams was signed to the team's practice squad on November 1, where he spent the remainder of the regular season and postseason. He was originally selected by the Vikings in the fifth round (170th overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft out of South Florida.
Collegiately, Adams played in 43 games (29 starts) at South Florida (2014-16) and Toledo (2013) and totaled 137 receptions for 1,982 yards (14.5 avg.) and 16 touchdowns, 40 carries for 375 yards (9.4 avg.) and seven touchdowns and 46 kickoff returns for 1,140 yards (24.8 avg.) and one touchdown. He ranks second in Bulls history in career receptions (135), receiving yards (1,967) and receiving touchdowns (16). Adams began his career at Toledo in 2013 and played in seven games as a true freshman before being granted a hardship by the NCAA to transfer to play immediately at South Florida.