Updated: January 27, 2014
2013: Left the program before the season started … Returned to the program in January, 2014.
2012: Worked at offensive tackle while redshirting … Recorded a 385-pound bench press, a 515-pound low box squat and a 310-pound push jerk in off-season testing … Got reps at left guard and left tackle during spring practice.
High School: A member of the PrepStar All-Atlantic Region squad for Coach Todd Campbell at Riverbend High … A first-team All-Commonwealth District selection as an offensive lineman as a senior … Named first-team all-Fredericksburg area by The Free Lance-Star … Rated the No. 35 prospect in Virginia by The Roanoke Times … Ranked as the No. 38 player in the state of Virginia by SuperPrep … Listed as the No. 94 offensive tackle in the country by Scout … Ranked as the No. 138 offensive tackle in the country and the No. 48 player in his state by 247Sports … Ranked as the No. 158 offensive tackle in the country, the No. 229 player in his region and the No. 46 player in the state by ESPN Recruiting Nation.
Personal: Adam V. Taraschke … Born 9/15/93 in Bethesda, MD … Son of John and Chris Taraschke … Has a younger brother and two younger sisters … Majoring in business.