2017 • SOPHOMORE SEASON: Played in eight games • recorded three tackles and one sack. Game-by-Game: Made season debut against Middle Tennessee • saw action against Purdue, Michigan State, Illinois, Iowa and Michigan • recorded two tackles including 1.5 for a loss and one sack against Nebraska • made one tackle against Wisconsin.
2016 • FRESHMAN SEASON: Played in 11 games and made five tackles, three sacks and three forced fumbles. Game-by-Game: Made his collegiate debut against Oregon State and made two sacks and forced two fumbles • saw action against Indiana State • registered a sack and forced fumble against Colorado State • played against Iowa, Maryland, Rutgers and Illinois • notched one tackle against Purdue and one against Nebraska • competed against Northwestern and Wisconsin.
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.
Ski-U-Mah Weekly: Episode 14
12/11/2017 - Football
Former Gopher Basketball player Spencer Tollackson joined Justin Gaard on Ski-U-Mah Weekly Dec. 11 to talk Minnesota Basketball and more!
Vote O’Brien for Uplifting Athletes Award
12/11/2017 - Football
Gophers walk-on holder and two-time cancer survivor Casey O'Brien is one of four finalists for Rare Disease Champion Award.
B1G Recognizes 95 Gophers For Academics
12/6/2017 - Football
Ninety-five University of Minnesota student-athletes have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors, announced Wednesday by the conference office.