21 James Gillum  
James Gillum

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Pearl River, La.

High School:
Pearl River HS

Last College:
Mississippi Gulf Coast CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 214

Position:
Running Back


11/06/2012

Game 10: Minnesota at Illinois

Gophers look to extend winning streak to three against Illinois

08/31/2012

Gophers Victorious In Season-Opener Thriller, 30-27

Jordan Wettstein clinched the win with a 32-yard field goal in triple overtime.

08/31/2012

Minnesota-UNLV Game Notes

Golden Gophers 30, Rebels 27

03/21/2012

Coach Kill Pre-Spring Press Conference Transcript - 3.21.12

Coach Kill addressed the Twin Cities media Wednesday afternoon, on the eve of the first 2012 spring practice.

02/01/2012

Coach Kill Introduces 2012 Signing Class

Gophers welcome newest class of football players

08/31/2012

Minnesota-UNLV Highlights

Highlights from Minnesota's three-overtime victory against UNLV in Las Vegas.

Photo Gallery

Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)
2013
2012

2013 • SENIOR SEASON: Appeared against UNLV and at New Mexico State, but did not record any statistics • rushed two times for nine yards at Michigan.

2012 • JUNIOR SEASON: Played in five games and rushed for 73 yards on 27 carries • Game-by-Game: Made his Minnesota debut at UNLV where he rushed 14 times for 51 yards and one touchdown • also played vs New Hampshire, Western Michigan, Syracuse and at Nebraska.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: Transferred from Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College • named a team captain for the Bulldogs for the 2011 season • ranked 12th in the nation in rushing as a sophomore and eighth­­­ as a freshman • rushed for 1,042 yards (4.6 yards per carry) and nine touchdowns in 2011 • recorded 1,297 yards (5.5 ypc) and 16 scores in 2010 • helped lead team to a 10-2 mark in 2011, including a division championship and a victory in the Mississippi Bowl • coached by Steve Campbell.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate of Pearl River High School • earned all-state honors as a senior • three-time all-metro honoree by the New Orleans Times-Picayune • three-time all-district selection • rushed for 1,787 yards as a senior • ran for more than 1,400 yards and 20 scores in 2008 • led state of Louisiana with 2,213 yards and 24 scores as a sophomore • coached by Joe Harris.

PERSONAL: Born November 30, 1990 • son of Louis and Candatha Burnett • business and marketing education major.