4   Adonis Kinsey
Adonis Kinsey


DeWitt, N.Y.

High School:
Jamesville-DeWitt H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 181

Wide Receiver

Will compete for a starting spot at wide receiver ? A playmaker with outstanding speed ? Has played in 19 career games, starting five times.

2001: One of the top wide outs for the Minutemen ? Played in all 11 games on the season, starting four times ? Ranked fourth on the team with 23 receptions for 402 yards and three touchdowns on the year ? Averaged 17.5 yards per catch, the 10th highest single season mark in school history ? Caught two passes for 41 yards against Richmond in the season finale ? Made three catches for 72 yards and a touchdown in the victory over Rhode Island ? Had five receptions for a career-high 91 yards at Maine ? Brought in two catches for 35 yards at Villanova ? Caught a career-best six passes for 83 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the win over James Madison ? Had a 43-yard catch against New Hampshire, tying for the longest reception of his career.

2000: Played in eight games at wide receiver, starting once ? Caught 11 passes on the season for 177 yards ? Also had two tackles on special teams ? Had two receptions for 28 yards at Rhode Island ? Caught two passes for 27 yards against Delaware ? Had a 37-yard reception against Villanova ? Made two receptions for 43 yards against AIC ? Caught three passes for 29 yards in the win over Maine ? Made one catch for 13 yards at Northeastern ? Saw his first action of the season against New Haven.

Before UMass: Spent two years at Syracuse University ? Redshirted at Syracuse in 1998, and did not see any game action in 1999 ? Played his prep ball at Jamesville-DeWitt High School, where he earned four letters ? Led team to a 30-9 record during his four seasons ? Had career totals of 40 receptions for 919 yards and 11 touchdowns, while also rushing 433 times for 3,568 yards and 33 touchdowns ? Also returned 32 kickoffs for 805 yards and three touchdowns, while intercepting nine passes as a defensive back ? Earned All-America honors from Blue Chip and Prep Star ? An All-Regional selection by Super Prep and Tom Lemming ? Twice named All-New York state and All-Central New York ? Earned All-League honors three times ? Helped team to 1997 New York Central Regional championship and a state semifinal appearance as a senior captain ? Led team to two Section III championships ? Also a five-time letterwinner in basketball.

Personal: Full name is Jackie Adonis Kinsey ? Son of James and Darlene Kinsey ? Born July 22, 1979, in Syracuse, N.Y. ? Father is an official in the National Basketball Association ? Uncle, Ken, played football at Syracuse from 1973-1977 ? Majoring in Sociology.

Kinsey?s Receiving Statistics


Kinsey's Career Highs

Receptions                  6 vs. James Madison, 10/20/01	
Receving Yards             91 at Maine, 11/10/01	
Longest Reception          43 two times, last vs. URI, 11/17/01
Touchdowns Receiving        2 vs. James Madison, 10/20/01
All-Purpose Yards          91	at Maine, 11/10/01
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