Adam Hine
Running Back 28
216 lbs.
Santa Clara, 
Last School
Snow Canyon High School
Roster Years

Career Summary

Adam Hiné came to BYU as a member of the All-State First Team and a three-year letterwinner from Snow Canyon High School. He lettered all four years at BYU while playing in a total of 36 games. Hiné tallied 704 rushing yards during his career and had a personal best 149 rushing yards on 23 carries as a senior. He led the team with 31 kickoff returns for 843 yards (27.2 average) as a sophomore. Hiné helped the Cougars achieve a No. 11 national ranking for kickoff returns in 2013 and he returned a kick for a touchdown against Virginia in 2014. Hiné received several All-Independent honors for offense and special teams. See the season summary tabs below and the recognition and stats tabs for more details.


  • Born in Miami, Florida
  • Served in the Panama Panama City Mission for the LDS Church
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Majoring in exercise science
  • Also recruited by Stanford and Utah
  • Enjoys hobbies of mountain biking and pottery
  • Married his wife Cassidy in June 2013

Before BYU

  • Prepped at Snow Canyon HS
  • Three-year letterwinner
  • All-State First Team
  • Honor roll
  • Also lettered four times in track and was the three-time long jump and high jump state champion


  • Panama
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2012

  • Earned letterman honors
  • Played in four games on special teams
Sophmore Year 2013

  • Returned a kickoff for 90 yards against Middle Tennessee
  • College Football Performance Awards Hon. Mention Kicker Returner of the Week (9/28)
  • Rushed for his first career touchdown vs Idaho State. Also added a personal best 141 rushing yards on 10 carries, good for 14.1 yards per carry
  • Named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent First Team as a kick returner
  • Received FBS All-Independent Team honors as a kick returner
  • Phil Steele All-Independent First Team as a kick returner
Junior Year 2014

  • Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent First Team as a kick returner
  • Scored his first receiving touchdown at BYU in season opener at UConn
  • Rushed for two touchdowns in 41-7 win at Texas
  • Scored a 99-yard touchdown on a kickoff return in the fourth quarter against Virginia, his first score as a return man
  • Named CFPA's National Kick Returner of the Week (9/22)
  • Phil Steele Midseason All-Independent Team
  • Had his longest rush of the season on an 18-yard carry in the fourth quarter on the drive that led to BYU’s fourth TD of the game against Middle Tennessee
  • Earned letterman honors as a junior
  • Played in 11 games, starting one of them
  • Led the team with 22 kickoff returns for 540 yards, a 24.5 average
  • Caught the first touchdown pass of his career at Connecticut
  • Named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent First Team
Senior Year 2015

  • Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent First Team on special teams
  • Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent Second Team on offense
  • Scored his first touchdown of the year on a 21-yard rush and led all rushers with 93 yards vs. Boise State
  • Rushed for 149 yards on 23 attempts and scored one touchdown at UCLA
  • Had 326 rushing yards on 64 carries and two touchdowns
  • Played in nine games, starting three
  • Earned letterman honors as a senior
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year 2011

  • Member of the scout team
Medical Redshirt Year 2011