UAB's Adams Goes Over 110 Yards Against East Carolina
News:Nick Adams caught four passes for 114 yards against East Carolina on Saturday.
Analysis: His most receiving yards in a game this season, Nick Adams has only reached the end zone once this season, thus limiting his value in all leagues.
News:Nick Adams caught four passes for 68 yards with one touchdown against Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday.
Analysis: This is now back-to-back weeks with close to 70 yards receiving for Nick Adams, who got off to a noticeably slow start this season. At Houston this coming Saturday he'll need to keep this up to move the needle on his fantasy prospects.
News:Nick Adams caught four passes for 71 yards against Tulsa on Saturday.
Analysis:Nick Adams nearly matched his entire production through three games (73 yards) in this one. Until he reaches the end zone, something he is yet to achieve, he should not be counted on by owners.
News:Nick Adams missed practice on Tuesday and Wednesday due to an undisclosed injury and his status is uncertain against Tulsa, the Birmingham News reports.
Analysis: Both Jackie Williams and Nick Adams are uncertain for this week's game against Tulsa due to injuries, so Jamarcus Nelson and Pat Hearn could get more playing time at wide receiver.
News:Nick Adams caught five passes for 45 yards at Ohio State on Saturday.
Analysis: While the five catches are nice, Nick Adams still has not gone over the 50-yard mark in the any of the team's first three games.
News: UAB wide receiver Nick Adams was selected C-USA Special Teams Player of the Week after gaining 194 yards on kickoff returns, which included a 92-yard touchdown in the teams loss to Tulane.
Analysis: If you play in return yardage leagues, Adams is a solid play because of the lack of a defense UAB is showing. If not, he has no fantasy value.
News:Nick Adams set a UAB record for most kickoff return yards in a game with 194 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown.
Analysis: Because the UAB defense is so poor, if you are in a league that rewards return yardage Adams is a sneaky play. If not, Adams does not hold enough value as a wide receiver to roster.
News: UAB senior wide receiver Nick Adams has won the starting job as the "X" receiver.
Analysis: Adams missed 2010 with an Achillies injury and will be backed up by freshman Jamarcus Nelson. Keep an eye on his achillies injury as Adams' game is based on speed and that would deteriorate his value if his injury came back to hinder his speed.
News: AL.com has predicted the potential UAB starting lineup and with no surprise, the top three receivers, all starters are Patrick Hearn, Nick Adams and Jackie Williams.
Analysis: While Hearn should become the Blazers go to guy. Adams is coming back from injury while Williams' 2010 was highlighted by a hail mary reception against Troy. For now Hearn is the only draftable option, however if Pat Shed were to miss significant time, expect more targets in the other receivers' directions as well.
News: UAB is looking to veterans Nick Adams, Patrick Hearn and Jackie Williams to work as mentors for fellow receivers Jamarcus Nelson, D.J. Vinson and Jay Davis.
Analysis: ![CDATA[While Adams is the team's deep threat, Hearn is the team's best overall receiver and Williams is still improving. Instead of making it a competition the coaching staff has set starters in place and let the team grow. With the wide open nature of the offense Adams and Hearn can shine with Frantrell Forrest and Mike Jones gone, so remember those names on draft day.