A wide receiver who played for Hofstra University, he was signed as a college free agent in 2003 by the Denver Broncos.
Charlie Adams was a standout in football and track & field at Cumberland Valley High School in Mechanicsburg, PA. He went onto Hofstra University where set records as the all-time leading receiver in school history. Records previously held by Wayne Chrebet and Steven Jackson. New Orleans Saints rookie Marques Colston (who is also from the same hometown as Adams) is the latest to hold the all-time yards record at Hofstra.