Former Notre Dame RB Collected $500K For Going Undrafted – Here’s Why

first_imgA general view of Notre Dame's football field.SOUTH BEND, IN – SEPTEMBER 25: A general view of the opening kick-off between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Stanford Cardinal at Notre Dame Stadium on September 25, 2010 in South Bend, Indiana. Stanford defeated Notre Dame 37-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)As more and more college football players see the risk of injury impacting their NFL Draft stock, some are hedging their bets on themselves by taking out insurance policies.One recent example is Philadelphia Eagles RB Josh Adams. According to ESPN reporter Darren Rovell, Adams successfully collected $500,000 from a loss of value insurance policy on himself.Adams, a star RB at Notre Dame from 2015 to 2017, was injured prior to the 2018 NFL Draft and subsequently went undrafted.He was picked up by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent.Former Notre Dame RB Josh Adams is collecting $500,000 in a loss of value insurance policy as a result of hurting himself before draft and going undrafted. Confirmed by insurance advisor Ronnie Kaymore of KPM Sports. pic.twitter.com/UqapfoDRXL— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) October 17, 2018Adams was a four-star prospect coming out of high school and quickly became a dangerous weapon for Notre Dame.Over his three seasons with the Fighting Irish, Adams averaged 6.7 yards per carry.He finished his college career with 480 carries for 3,201 yards and 20 TDs, along with 41 receptions for 336 yards and two receiving TDs.last_img read more