The Best New Orleans Saints Draft Choices From FBS Schools: Arkansas St.
Who is the best player the New Orleans Saints ever drafted from the Arkansas St. Red Wolves?
From May 1 until the start of the 2016 NFL season on September 11, we’re going to list the best players that the Saints ever drafted from all 128 FBS schools, as of 2015.
Of course, there are some schools, like Air Force, Appalachian St., Arizona, and South Alabama, in which the Saints never drafted a player.
Yesterday, we looked at the best player the Saints ever drafted from Arkansas.
Today, we spotlight the best player the Saints ever drafted from Arkansas St.
When it comes to selecting the best player the Saints ever drafted from Arkansas St., the choice is between only two players; defensive back Michael Adams (1987), and defensive lineman Clovis Swinney (1970).
The pick: Michael Adams
The pick here is going to be Adams, a defensive back, who played two years for the Saints, from 1987-1988.
After concluding his college career at Arkansas St., Adams was selected by the Saints in the third round of the 1987 NFL Draft..
Primary a reserve throughout his career, Adams did start in three games during his rookie season in 1987, before playing in five games, all as a reserve in 1988.
In 1989, Adams moved on to the Arizona Cardinals, where he played in three games, prior to retiring.
A native of Shelby Mississippi, Adams played in 12 games for the Saints over the course of two seasons, including three starts.
In three total seasons in the NFL, Adams, played in 15 career games, including three starts.