James Gillum
James Gillum


Pearl River, La.

High School:
Pearl River HS

Last College:
Mississippi Gulf Coast CC

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 214

Running Back


Game 10: Minnesota at Illinois

Gophers look to extend winning streak to three against Illinois


Gophers Victorious In Season-Opener Thriller, 30-27

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


Minnesota-UNLV Game Notes

Golden Gophers 30, Rebels 27


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.


Coach Kill Introduces 2012 Signing Class

Gophers welcome newest class of football players


Minnesota-UNLV Highlights

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

Photo Gallery

Game-By-Game Stats (PDF)

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.


Murray To Play In Senior Bowl


Eric Murray has accepted an invitation to play in the Reese’s Senior Bowl. The game will take place on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016

Gophers in the NFL: Week 11


A plethora of former Gophers competed on the field in the professional ranks for Week 11 action

Game 12: Wisconsin at Minnesota


Minnesota hosts Wisconsin at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 28. The game can be watched on Big Ten Network and can be heard on KFAN.

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