Josh Adams was a 4-year varsity running back and linebacker starter for Cary. His individual rushing career totaled of 7,220 yards and placed him 6th all time in the State of North Carolina as well as Cary High’s all-time leading rusher. Josh participated in the Shrine Bowl of the Carolina’s all-star game. He then attended Wake Forest University, where he became the 2007 Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Year.
Adam Nelson played in the first Great American Rivalry Series game against Cary in 2010. He was a 2-year starter at Apex and was one of the team’s captains. Adam was awarded the Great American Rivalry Series Scholar-Athlete Award in 2010. He is currently a freshman at North Carolina State University with plans to major in Biomedical Engineering.