2016 Western Michigan Football Recruiting: P/K Derek Adams commits to the Broncos


The Broncos landed a commitment this past week from Manheim Central's punter Derek Adams, per his Twitter page. Adams is a preferred walk-on, but has been listed as a highly touted punting prospect around the country. has Adams rated as a two-star prospect. The 6-foot 180 pound punter is the Broncos' 21st commit to their 2016 class and will team up with 2016 recruit K Butch Hampton to help anchor the Broncos' special teams. Adams discussed why he decided to choose Western Michigan. "I committed (to Western Michigan) because first of all, I really loved the coaching staff. They really know what they are doing and are going to take the team to the next level and compete with the best teams in college football. Also Western Michigan has their own special teams coordinator Coach (Rob) Wenger. Very few colleges have a special teams coordinator that works with the kickers and punters alone, and he is a great coach!" Adams also explained that he chose Western Michigan because of their "top-notch" football facilities. Check out the video above of Adams' highlights from his junior year, courtesy of Hudl.