Adam Gotsis

Adam Gotsis

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Gotsis in 2016
No. 99Denver Broncos
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1992-09-23) September 23, 1992
Place of birth: Melbourne, Australia
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 287 lb (130 kg)
Career information
High school: Kew High School (VIC)
College: Georgia Tech
NFL Draft: 2016 / Round: 2 / Pick: 63
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Adam Gotsis (born September 23, 1992) is an Australian-born American football defensive end for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia Tech.

Early life

Gotsis was born in Melbourne, Australia to parents of Greek heritage, he was raised in the suburb of Abbotsford.[1] He grew up playing Australian rules football[2] and supported the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League. At the age of 13, while attending Kew High School, his interest in Australian rules football had waned and his mother discovered a local junior American football club, the Monash Warriors, via a Google search that Gotsis and his older brother would later join.[3] He progressed through the local ranks and eventually represented the Australian national American football team at the IFAF World Championship in December 2011.[4] A month later Gotsis signed to play College football for Georgia Tech and arrived in Atlanta in July 2012.[5]

College career

Gotsis with the Yellow Jackets.

Gotsis spent four years playing College football for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets football team and graduated with a degree in Business Administration in December 2015.[6][7]

Professional career

Gotsis was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round (63rd overall) in the 2016 NFL draft.[8]

On May 26, 2016, it was announced by the Broncos that they had signed Gotsis to a four-year, $5.40 million contract with a signing bonus of $1.06 million.[9]


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