Adam Gettis
T #60
Height:
6-2
Weight:
305
Age:
28
College:
Iowa
Hometown:
Calumet Park, IL
Experience:
5

Biography

TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a 5th-round (141st pick overall) draft choice by the Washington Redskins in 2012...Waived by Washington on Aug. 25, 2014…Signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ practice squad on Oct. 15, 2014...Signed by the Giants on Dec. 16, 2014…Waived by the Giants on Sept. 5, 2015…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 6, 2015…Terminated from the practice squad on Oct. 15, 2015…Signed to the practice squad on Oct. 21, 2015…Terminated from the practice squad on Nov. 3, 2015…Signed by the Giants off the Oakland Raiders’ practice squad on Dec. 1, 2015…Released by the Giants on Sept. 3, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 5, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ active roster on Nov. 9, 2016…Released by the Giants on Dec. 10, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Dec. 13, 2016…Signed to a reserve/future contract by the Giants on Jan. 11, 2017.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Gettis has played in 17 career games, including 13 for Washington in 2013, and 1 in 2015 and 3 in 2016 for the Giants.
-    In 2016, Gettis played in 3 games with 1 start…Made his first career start at left guard in the Giants’ victory in Cleveland (11/27)…Also played left guard following an injury to Brett Jones vs. Cincinnati (11/14), and following an injury to Marshall Newhouse (11/20)…Was inactive at Pittsburgh (12/4).
-    In 2015, played in the season finale vs. Philadelphia (1/3) for the Giants…He did not play in 1 game and was inactive for 3 others.
-    In 2014, was inactive for the Giants’ final 2 games.
-    In 2013, Gettis played in 13 games for Washington on special teams. In 2 of those games, he played a total of 17 snaps on offense.

COLLEGE:
-    Appeared in 27 games with 16 starts at Iowa... As a senior in 2011, started all 13 games at right guard, helping the Hawkeyes to a 7-5 regular-season record and a 2nd consecutive Insight Bowl berth... Was part of an offensive line that helped running back Marcus Coker average 115.3 rushing yards per game, 2nd-best in the Big Ten... Was selected 2nd-team All-Big Ten by conference coaches and earned honorable mention honors from the media...Started 2 games as a junior while fighting injuries, but started at right guard in a 37-6 win over No. 5 Michigan State... Helped Coker rush for 219 yards in the 2010 Insight Bowl, helping Coker earn Offensive Most Valuable Player honors.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Spent three days volunteering at the Special Olympics New Jersey 2017 Summer Games...Raised awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey by wearing custom-designed cleats during Week 13 for the league wide initiative “My Cause My Cleats.”...Served as Play 60 ambassador for Norman A. Bleshman Regional Day School, visiting the students weekly throughout the Spring of 2016 to encourage them to get active 60 minutes every day...Returned for a day of play at Norman A. Bleshman Regional Day School, which supports kids up to 21 years of age with significant disabilities...Participated in Bleshman Day School’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser for the American Heart Association...Visited Curtis High School in Staten Island with The United Way of NYC to congratulate students who completed the “Character Playbook” curriculum, and spoke to them about the importance of good character...Attended the United Way NYC Gridiron Gala, joining teammates and Jets players to help raise over $2 million in support of the United Way’s efforts in New York City...Honored first responders on the 15th anniversary of 9/11 by joining firefighters from Engine 34 Ladder 21 for a casual BBQ dinner at their firehouse in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC...Participated in Pros vs. GI Joes and played video games against military veterans through the Wounded Warrior Project, which works to provide services and programs for the benefit of wounded service members...Served as a celebrity judge at The Iron Skillet Cook Off, which raised funds for World Cares Foundation, which helps communities affected in the 9-11 attacks recover...Participated in a conversation with Senator Cory Booker and the non-profit RISE regarding current social justice issues in our nation...Attended the premier fundraising event for The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, Champions for Children Gala, which raises over $1.5 million to support the families of children with cancer and build awareness for the cause...Attended the Giants’ annual Jingle Jam holiday party for 600 New Jersey foster children, who received winter coats, clothes, athletic equipment and enjoyed a night of dancing and many fun activities...Attended the Trevin Wade Foundation Strike 4 Kids bowling event, interacted with children and families that attended...Unloaded turkeys at the Food Bank for NYC and served a nutritious dinner to those in need at the Community Kitchen in Harlem. Attended The MDA Muscle Team Dinner which raises more than $1 million toward treatments and cures for muscle diseases and was a buddy for the evening to a child living with muscular dystrophy... Attended the Can Do Awards dinner presented by Food Bank for NYC...Participated in the Rock and Wrap it Up Tribute to the New York Giants fundraiser bowling event.

PERSONAL:
-    Attended Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, Ill., where he was named first team all-state and all-conference as a senior... Played both sides of the ball for several seasons and helped his team win  2005 state championship...Recorded 29 tackles and 8 sacks in 2 years as a defensive lineman...Played both center and tackle...Blocked 3 kicks as a junior and 4 as a senior... Also lettered in basketball and track and field... Placed 2nd in the shot put at the state meet in 2005.
TRANSACTIONS:
-    Originally a 5th-round (141st pick overall) draft choice by the Washington Redskins in 2012...Waived by Washington on Aug. 25, 2014…Signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers’ practice squad on Oct. 15, 2014...Signed by the Giants on Dec. 16, 2014…Waived by the Giants on Sept. 5, 2015…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 6, 2015…Terminated from the practice squad on Oct. 15, 2015…Signed to the practice squad on Oct. 21, 2015…Terminated from the practice squad on Nov. 3, 2015…Signed by the Giants off the Oakland Raiders’ practice squad on Dec. 1, 2015…Released by the Giants on Sept. 3, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Sept. 5, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ active roster on Nov. 9, 2016…Released by the Giants on Dec. 10, 2016…Signed to the Giants’ practice squad on Dec. 13, 2016…Signed to a reserve/future contract by the Giants on Jan. 11, 2017.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:
-    Gettis has played in 17 career games, including 13 for Washington in 2013, and 1 in 2015 and 3 in 2016 for the Giants.
-    In 2016, Gettis played in 3 games with 1 start…Made his first career start at left guard in the Giants’ victory in Cleveland (11/27)…Also played left guard following an injury to Brett Jones vs. Cincinnati (11/14), and following an injury to Marshall Newhouse (11/20)…Was inactive at Pittsburgh (12/4).
-    In 2015, played in the season finale vs. Philadelphia (1/3) for the Giants…He did not play in 1 game and was inactive for 3 others.
-    In 2014, was inactive for the Giants’ final 2 games.
-    In 2013, Gettis played in 13 games for Washington on special teams. In 2 of those games, he played a total of 17 snaps on offense.

COLLEGE:
-    Appeared in 27 games with 16 starts at Iowa... As a senior in 2011, started all 13 games at right guard, helping the Hawkeyes to a 7-5 regular-season record and a 2nd consecutive Insight Bowl berth... Was part of an offensive line that helped running back Marcus Coker average 115.3 rushing yards per game, 2nd-best in the Big Ten... Was selected 2nd-team All-Big Ten by conference coaches and earned honorable mention honors from the media...Started 2 games as a junior while fighting injuries, but started at right guard in a 37-6 win over No. 5 Michigan State... Helped Coker rush for 219 yards in the 2010 Insight Bowl, helping Coker earn Offensive Most Valuable Player honors.

OFF-THE-FIELD ACTIVITY:
-    Spent three days volunteering at the Special Olympics New Jersey 2017 Summer Games...Raised awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey by wearing custom-designed cleats during Week 13 for the league wide initiative “My Cause My Cleats.”...Served as Play 60 ambassador for Norman A. Bleshman Regional Day School, visiting the students weekly throughout the Spring of 2016 to encourage them to get active 60 minutes every day...Returned for a day of play at Norman A. Bleshman Regional Day School, which supports kids up to 21 years of age with significant disabilities...Participated in Bleshman Day School’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser for the American Heart Association...Visited Curtis High School in Staten Island with The United Way of NYC to congratulate students who completed the “Character Playbook” curriculum, and spoke to them about the importance of good character...Attended the United Way NYC Gridiron Gala, joining teammates and Jets players to help raise over $2 million in support of the United Way’s efforts in New York City...Honored first responders on the 15th anniversary of 9/11 by joining firefighters from Engine 34 Ladder 21 for a casual BBQ dinner at their firehouse in Hell’s Kitchen, NYC...Participated in Pros vs. GI Joes and played video games against military veterans through the Wounded Warrior Project, which works to provide services and programs for the benefit of wounded service members...Served as a celebrity judge at The Iron Skillet Cook Off, which raised funds for World Cares Foundation, which helps communities affected in the 9-11 attacks recover...Participated in a conversation with Senator Cory Booker and the non-profit RISE regarding current social justice issues in our nation...Attended the premier fundraising event for The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, Champions for Children Gala, which raises over $1.5 million to support the families of children with cancer and build awareness for the cause...Attended the Giants’ annual Jingle Jam holiday party for 600 New Jersey foster children, who received winter coats, clothes, athletic equipment and enjoyed a night of dancing and many fun activities...Attended the Trevin Wade Foundation Strike 4 Kids bowling event, interacted with children and families that attended...Unloaded turkeys at the Food Bank for NYC and served a nutritious dinner to those in need at the Community Kitchen in Harlem. Attended The MDA Muscle Team Dinner which raises more than $1 million toward treatments and cures for muscle diseases and was a buddy for the evening to a child living with muscular dystrophy... Attended the Can Do Awards dinner presented by Food Bank for NYC...Participated in the Rock and Wrap it Up Tribute to the New York Giants fundraiser bowling event.

PERSONAL:
-    Attended Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, Ill., where he was named first team all-state and all-conference as a senior... Played both sides of the ball for several seasons and helped his team win  2005 state championship...Recorded 29 tackles and 8 sacks in 2 years as a defensive lineman...Played both center and tackle...Blocked 3 kicks as a junior and 4 as a senior... Also lettered in basketball and track and field... Placed 2nd in the shot put at the state meet in 2005.
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 17 1
2016 NYG 3 1
2015 NYG 1 0
2014 NYG 0 0
2013 WAS 13 0
2012 WAS 0 0

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