Klayton Adams facts Born: February 13, 1983 in Sacramento, Calif. 2011-12 San Jose State University tight ends coach 2010 Sacramento State offensive line coach 2009 Sacramento State tight ends/offensive tackles coach 2007-08 Western Washington University offensive line coach/run game coordinator 2006 Boise State University graduate assistant - offense 2005 Boise State University student assistant Klayton Adams joined the San Jose State University football coaching staff in April 2011 as the tight ends coach. In his first season with the Spartans, he coached current senior Ryan Otten to a spot on the John Mackey Award Watch List and honorable mention All-America accolades while effectively integrating a group of four tight ends into meaningful roles throughout the schedule. Adams came to the Spartans after two seasons at Sacramento State. In his first full-time Division I coaching experience, he was the Hornets' tight ends/offensive tackles coach in 2009 and the offensive line coach in 2010. He was promoted to offensive coordinator/offensive line coach after the 2010 season. While at Sacramento State, he coached three players to All-Big Sky Conference honors. His 2010 offensive linemen paved the way for the school's best ground attack over a five-season span averaging 170.4 yards per game. The Sacramento, Calif., native is a Boise State University graduate who majored in mass communication/journalism. He was an offensive lineman on the 2003 and 2004 Bronco teams that had a 24-2 win loss record, won two Western Athletic Conference championships and played in the 2003 PlainsCapital Fort Worth Bowl and the 2004 Liberty Bowl. As a senior, Adams was a second-team All-WAC selection. He began his coaching career at Boise State in 2005 as a student assistant. In 2006, Adams was the Broncos' offensive graduate assistant working primarily with the offensive line. He moved on to Western Washington University for the 2007 and 2008 seasons as the offensive line coach/run game coordinator. Adams and his wife, Stefani, have two daughters, Mya and Emmy.