Denver Broncos Defensive End
Hgt/Wgt: 6”4/287 lbs
College: Georgia Tech
Adam Gotsis was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Adam established Green & Gold Unite to support his native country. Jan 2020, Gotsis launched an initiative to challenge all professional athletes to help support Aussie.
The HIGHEST-drafted Australian-born player in NFL history.
Selected by the Broncos in the second round (63rd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. Signed by Denver as a draft choice 5/25/16.
Gotsis registered 38 tackles (25 solo), three sacks (17 yds.), six passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery in 16 games played (12 starts)… Forced and recovered a fumble that led to an offen- sive touchdown in addition to making three tackles at NYJ (10/7).
Sacked Philip Rivers (5 yds.) and finished with four tackles at LAC (11/18)… Tied a career high with six tackles, including a strip-sack and a fourth-down tackle for a loss in the fourth quarter, vs. Cle. (12/15)… Sacked Derek Carr (8 yds.) in addition to recording two tackles and one pass defensed at Oak. (12/24).
Gotsis opened 13-of-16 games played, totaling 41 tackles (28 solo), two sacks (4.0 yds.), four passes defensed and one fumble recovery.
Earned his first NFL start and made four tackles (2 solo) vs. Dal. (9/17)… Notched three tackles (2 solo) and one pass defensed at Buf. (9/24).
Produced his first career sack (4 yds.) and blocked a field goal vs. NYG (10/15)… Notched two solo tackles and one fumble recovery vs. NYJ (12/10)… Totaled a career-high six tackles (4 solo) at Ind. (12/14).
Selected by the Broncos in the second round (63rd overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft, Gotsis played all 16 games and finished with 14 tackles (5 solo), one pass defensed and one fumble recovery… Made his NFL debut vs. Car. (9/8).
Contributed on two tackles at Cin. (9/25)… Posted two tackles (1 solo) at Jac. (12/4)… Registered three solo tackles and one pass defensed vs. N.E. (12/18)… Posted one solo tackle and one fumble recovery vs. Oak. (1/1).
A fourth-year defensive end who appeared in 48 games (25 starts) with Denver during his first three NFL seasons, posting 93 tackles (58 solo), five sacks (21 yds.), 11 passes defensed, two forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and one blocked kick.
Played all 16 games (12 starts) for the third consecutive season in 2018, totaling 38 tackles (25 solo), three sacks (17 yds.), six passes defensed, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
Opened 13-of-16 games played during his second season in 2017, finishing with 41 tackles (28 solo), two sacks (4 yds.), four passes defensed and one fumble recovery.
Gotsis attended Kew High School in Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia.
Gotsis Competed in Australian Rules Football for eight years before playing American Rules Football for the Monash Warriors in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Competed in Australian Rules Football for eight years before playing American Rules Football in the Gridiron Victoria (club league with 13 teams across the state of Victoria) for the Monash Warriors in Melbourne… Recorded a team-high 12.5 sacks and earned league MVP honors in 2010… Majored in Business Administration at Georgia Tech.
Named to the All-ACC Second Team by both the media and coaches.
Appeared in 48 games (37 starts) at Georgia Tech, totaling 110 tackles (69 solo), 12.5 sacks (75 yds.), two interceptions (2 yds.), two fumble recoveries and four blocked kicks.
Gotsis appeared in 48 games (37 starts) at Georgia Tech, totaling 110 tackles (69 solo), 12.5 sacks (75 yds.), two interceptions (2 yds.), two fumble recoveries and four blocked kicks… Opened the first nine games of his senior campaign, finishing the year with 31 tackles (20 solo), five tackles for loss, a team-best three sacks (13 yds.) and two fumble recoveries before a season-ending knee injury… Started all 14 games along the defensive line his junior season, posting 36 tackles (23 solo), three sacks (23 yds.), one interception, three passes defensed and two blocked kicks.
Opened all 13 games of his sophomore campaign at nose tackle, recording 38 tackles (23 solo), 5.5 sacks (35 yds.), one interception (2 yds.) and one pass defensed in addition to blocking two kicks… Ranked second on team in tackles for loss (14.5) and sacks (5.5)… Tallied five tackles and blocked two kicks vs. Ole Miss in the Music City Bowl (12/30).