JONESBORO, Ark. (AStateRedWolves.com) – Arkansas State head football coach Bryan Harsin has announced Monday that Adam Whalen out of Eastside High School in Lancaster, Calif., has signed with the Red Wolves to become a part of their 2013 recruiting class.
The 6-6, 250-pound offensive lineman was a three-year varsity letterman at EHS, earning team captain honors his senior season when he was also named the squad's MVP. A National Underclassmen Combine (NUC) Top 100 selection, Whalen was also named the Defensive Player of the Year for his team selected to the Sports Scholarship USA (SSUSA) All-Star Game.
A two-way starter as both a junior and senior, Whalen was a First Team All-Golden League and Honorable Mention All-Antelope Valley choice as an offensive lineman in both 2011 and 2012. In addition to playing offensive tackle for the Lions, Whalen lined up at defensive end in a starting role.
Whalen also competed in the shot put and discus events for the EHS varsity track and field team and was varsity letterman in volleyball as a senior as well.