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#12 Adonicas Sanders

Adonicas Sanders - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year R-Senior
Height 6-1
Weight 194
Hometown North Charleston, S.C.
Last School Fort Dorchester H.S.
Adonicas Sanders - Football - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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2020 (Redshirt Junior): Played in all 10 games … Started at wide receiver in home opener versus UCF (Sept. 19) … Finished fourth on the team in receptions (17), receiving yards (223) and touchdown receptions (1) … 13.1 yards per reception ranked third on the team (min. 15 receptions) … Enjoyed a breakout performance in penultimate game of the season at NC State (Dec. 5), shattering his career highs with seven receptions for 105 yards … Did not have more than two receptions or 33 yards in anu other game … Had a season-long 33-yard reception in nationally televised primetime win over Louisville (Oct. 9).

2019 (Redshirt Sophomore): Appeared in all 12 games, making seven starts at wideout … Made his first collegiate start against North Carolina (Oct. 5) … Became one of Georgia Tech’s top targets, finishing second on the team with 249 receiving yards on 19 catches … Averaged 13.1 yards per reception and 20.8 yards per game … Hauled in his first career pass in the home-opening win over South Florida (Sept. 7) – a 6-yard reception … In his first start, caught three passes for 67 yards against UNC, including a career-long 39-yard catch in the fourth quarter … Also registered three receptions for a career-high 69 yards at Duke (Oct. 12), including a 35-yard reception in the third quarter … Hauled in a career-high five receptions for 21 yards at Virginia (Nov. 9) … Also tallied a solo tackle against Pitt (Nov. 2).

2018 (Redshirt Freshman): Saw action in two games – Sept. 29 vs. Bowling Green and Oct. 25 vs. Virginia Tech … Did not record any statistics.

2017 (True Freshman): Redshirted.

High School: All-state honoree averaged more than 100 receiving yards per game as a senior in 2016, including five receptions for 139 yards in state semifinals … Finished his prep career as Fort Dorchester’s all-time leading receiver, despite the fact that he only played at the school for two seasons … In addition to the semifinal appearance in ‘16, helped lead Fort Dorchester to 15-0 record and South Carolina 4A state championship as a junior in 2015 … Coached by Steve Laprad … Selected to participate in prestigious Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas all-star game … Attended Charleston’s Burke H.S. as a freshman and sophomore, where he helped lead the Bulldogs to the S.C. 1A state basketball championship in 2015 … Earned all-state honors on the hardwood twice — as a sophomore at Burke and as a junior at Fort Dorchester.

Personal: Youngest of three siblings … Brother, Sidney Jr., played two seasons of college basketball at Fairleigh Dickinson and averaged 19.1 points per game in his final season at FDU (2013-14) before embarking on a professional playing career in Lithuania … Majoring in business administration … Member of the ACC academic honor roll.

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