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#96 Adam Gotsis

Adam Gotsis - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Height 6-5
Weight 282
Hometown Abbotsford, Australia
Last School Kew
Year Senior
Height / Weight 6-5 / 282
Adam Gotsis - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

(ACSMA, coaches, Phil Steele)

2015 (Senior): Started first nine games at defensive tackle … Suffered season-ending injury on first play from scrimmage vs. Virginia (Oct. 31) … Finished season with 31 tackles, 5.0 tackles for loss, team-high 3.0 tackes and two fumble recoveries … One of three Jackets named honorable mention All-ACC by ACSMA … Voted one of three team captains by teammates after week 3 of season … Had one solo tackle and TFL vs. Alcorn State … Recorded career-high-tying six tackles with one sack and two TFLs vs. Tulane … Posted three tackles, one sack, one TFL, one QB hurry and fumble recovery at Notre Dame (Sept. 19) … Tied career high with six tackles at Duke (Sept. 26) … Did not record any stats vs. North Carolina (Oct. 3) … Career-high eight tackles and recovered fumble at Clemson (Oct. 10) … Had three tackles vs. Pitt (Oct. 17) … Added four tackles and sack vs. Florida State (Oct. 24) … Finished career with 37 consecutive starts.

2014 (Junior): Started all 14 games on defensive line … Named to All-ACC Second Team by both media and coaches … Finished season eighth on defense with 36 tackles, including 23 solo … Registered 6.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, caught one interception and blocked field goal and PAT … Recorded four tackles and 1.0 TFL in 49-34 Orange Bowl win over Mississippi State (Dec. 31) … Tallied four tackles vs. Florida State in ACC Championship Game (Dec. 6) … Had four tackles, including one for loss of one yard, and blocked field goal at Georgia (Nov. 29) … Recorded three tackles vs. Clemson (Nov. 15) … Blocked PAT at NC State (Nov. 8) … Has started in 25 consecutive games … Tallied three solo tackles and recorded second interception of career vs. Virginia (Nov. 1) … Matched career-high two sacks at Pitt (Oct. 25) … Had three tackles, including two solo, at North Carolina (Oct. 18) … Registered one solo tackle and one pass break-up vs. Duke (Oct. 11) … Tallied two solo tackles, including one for loss of one yard, vs. Miami (Oct. 4) … Registered five tackles, including 0.5 for loss of one yard, one pass breakup and quarterback hurry at Virginia Tech (Sept. 20) … Had two solo tackles and one for loss of three yards vs. Georgia Southern (Sept. 13) … Recorded three tackles in season opener against Wofford (Aug. 30).

2013 (Sophomore): Started all 13 games at nose tackle … Recorded 38 tackles, 23 solo tackles … Ranked second on team in tackles for loss (14.5) and sacks (5.5) … Registered one interception and two blocked kicks … Had six tackles, two tackles for loss and sack at Duke (Sept. 14) … Recorded five tackles, two solo tackles and had career highs for tackles for loss (4.0) and sacks (2.0) at BYU (Oct. 12) … Registered four solo tackles, two tackles for loss and sack vs. Georgia (Nov. 30) … Had five tackles, 1.5 tackles for loss, half-sack and blocked two kicks vs. Ole Miss in Music City Bowl (Dec. 30).

2012 (True Freshman): Played in 12 games and made one start … Statistics – five total tackles with three solo tackles – don’t reflect impact as rookie … Had 1.5 tackles for loss, including one sack … Also had one pass break-up … Had solo tackle at Maryland (Nov. 3) … Started against Duke (Nov. 17) and responded with three tackles and career-first sack … Had tackle and half-tackle for loss at Georgia (Nov. 24) … 2012-13 ACC Honor Roll.

High School: Kew HS … Selected to IFAF World Team roster that played Team USA in USA Football’s International Bowl on Feb. 1, 2012, in Austin, Texas … Played Australian Rules Football for eight years … Played American Rules Football for premier team in Gridiron Victoria – Monash Warriors … Recorded team-high 12.5 sacks and earned MVP honors in 2010.

Personal: Full name is Adam Gotsis … Son of Louis and Doxy Gotsis … Born Sept. 23, 1992, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia … Family watches most of Tech’s games between 2 and 5 a.m. on laptop computers … Has four siblings – Peter, Steph, Kristina and Eleni … Said flyer advertising Georgia Tech gained interest in school at age 13 … Wore No. 92 in high school to signify birth year … Majoring in business administration.

Tackles: 8 at Clemson, Oct. 10, 2015
Solo Tackles: 4, three times – last time at Clemson, Oct. 10, 2015 
Tackles for Loss: 4.0 at BYU, Oct. 12, 2013
Pass Break-Ups: 1, five times
Sacks: 2.0, twice – last time at Pitt, Oct. 25, 2014
Interceptions: 1, twice – last time vs. Virginia, Nov. 1, 2014
Fumble Recoveries: 1 at Notre Dame, Sept. 19, 2015
Blocked Kicks: 2 vs. Ole Miss, Dec. 30, 2013


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