HIGH SCHOOL: A 2015 graduate of Blanche Ely High School in Pompano Beach, Fla. • played one year of football -- his senior season -- for the Tigers and helped lead them to a 6-5 record a 3-0 mark in district play • totaled 36 tackles, 12 sacks, forced two fumbles, recovered one fumble and blocked a punt and a field goal • played in the 2014 BCAA All-Star Classic and was named the outstanding defensive player for the North team • coached by Nakia Jenkins at Blanche Ely • also played basketball and was a member of the 2015 Class 7A state championship team • played football last season at the Georgia Prep Sports Academy where he was coached by Michael Carson • ranked as a three-star prospect by ESPN, Scout and 247Sports, while Rivals gave him two stars.
PERSONAL: Born June 11, 1997 • son of LaTia James • has one brother (Darron) • uncle Devan James played running back at Morgan State.
Elite Access: Beach Workout
Go behind the scenes at Gopher Football's first beach workout of the season on the shores of Lake Nokomis in Minneapolis in June of 2017!
Wolitarsky Winnipeg Bound
Former Minnesota receiver Drew Wolitarsky was selected by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the CFL supplemental draft.
Elite Access: Football Etiquette Dinner
The Gopher Football team participated in an etiquette dinner at TCF Bank Stadium in mid-June 2017 to learn about proper dinner etiquette and much more.