2005 (Junior): Played in three games late in the season after having recovered from off-season knee surgery.
2004 (Sophomore): Made four tackles against UNLV...was third on the team with career-most 11 tackles against Utah...made six tackles incuding one for a loss against New Mexico...had his second interception for a touchdown against Wyoming, running one back 35 yards for a score...ranked second on team with six stops against Wyoming...grabbed key interception and ran it back 71 yards for a touchdown at San Diego State...had five tackles and caused one fumble against BYU...posted three tackles against Montana State...third on the team with seven tackles against Minnesota...started in the first two games of the season at linebacker...made three solo stops and broke up a pass at USC...made first career start and had eight tackles in season-opening game with Colorado.
2003 (Freshman): Earned playing time in eight games...made five tackles against Colorado including three unassisted with two sacks.
2002 (Redshirted): Joined the program as a walk-on and redshirted.
Lake Travis: two-sport letterwinner at Lake Travis High...earned two varsity letters in football, two in tennis...named to all-district and all-league football teams as a junior and senior...played football for Jim Shoemaker.
Personal: Born May 3, 1983 in Oklahoma City, Okla...son of Pat and Greg Adkins of Austin, Texas...has two sisters...full name: Joseph Luke Adkins.