Sam Aaron Adams, Jr. (born June 13, 1973) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent in the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Seattle Seahawks eighth overall in the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at Texas A&M.
Adams attended Cypress Creek High School in Houston where he was part of a defense that included fellow future NFLer Dan Neil as well as several other future Division I athletes.
At Cy-Creek, Adams was not only the Prep Southwest Defensive Player of the Year, but a state champion in the shot put, placing 2nd in the nation.