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82  Adam James
Adam James


Celina, Texas

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Inside Receiver



Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management


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Receptions: 10, vs. Baylor (2011)
Yards: 103, vs. Baylor (2011)
Touchdowns: 1 3x, vs. Texas A&M (2011)*
Longest Reception: 49, at Texas (2011)*
All-Purpose Yards: 95, at Texas (2011)
* Indicates most recent high

All-Big 12 honorable mention (Coaches)... All-Big 12 second team (AP)... All-Big 12 second team (Kansas City Star)... BIG 12 RANKINGS: one of 26 Big 12 players to record a 100-yard receiving game... Played in 12 games (5 starts) with 32 catches for 359 yards receiving with one receiving touchdown... averaged 11.2 yards per catch and 29.9 receiving yards per game... top performance in career came in final career game making a career-high 10 catches for a career-high 103 yards against No. 18 Baylor at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington (11/26)... joined teammate Eric Ward (16) making at least 10 catches... marked the first time a pair of Red Raiders each made at least 10 catches in a game since 2007 (Michael Crabtree/Danny Amendola at Oklahoma State)... made three catches for 16 yards at Missouri (11/19)... recorded five catches for a team-leading 95 yards at No. 25 Texas (11/5)... caught two passes for eight yards against Iowa State (10/29)... career day with five catches for 75 yards at No. 1 Oklahoma (10/22)... made three receptions for 34 yards against No. 17 Kansas State (10/15)... caught four passes for 28 yards and caught a touchdown against No. 24 Texas A&M (10/8)... made debut in season opener against Texas State (9/3).

Played in nine games (0 starts) making two catches for 26 yards receiving (13.0 avg.) while averaging 2.9 yards-per reception... caught a pass for 14 yards against No. 14 Missouri (11/6)... made one catch for 12 yards at Texas A&M (10/30)... made season debut against SMU (9/5) in season opener.

Had three receptions for 24 yards at Oklahoma State ... caught two passes for 17 yards, including a 14-yard reception, against Kansas ... snagged a career long 20-yard reception against Texas A&M... grabbed a five-yard reception against Kansas State ... had a 12-yard reception in the win over New Mexico ... caught two passes for 12 yards at Houston ... made two receptions for 15 yards against Texas... caught two balls for 17 yards versus Rice ... had longest reception of 18 yards during North Dakota game scoring a touchdown ... finished game with two receptions for 24 yards in first career start.

Ended the year with 15 catches for 159 yards and one touchdown ... two catches for 27 yards in win over Baylor ... one reception for 22 yards at Oklahoma ... had a 12-yard reception against Texas ... picked up first career touchdown reception in the fourth quarter at Kansas from Taylor Potts ... finished game with two catches for 15 yards ... best game of short career at Kansas State with four receptions for 36 yards ... caught Graham Harrell's career-yardage breaking pass ... made a tip-toe sideline grab for 18 yards against UMass ... finished with three receptions for 22 yards ... grabbed a 16-yard reception against SMU ... had a reception for nine yards in first action as a Red Raider against Eastern Washington.

Redshirt season ... scout team member ... grayshirt season in 2006 ... began career in January 2007.

Celina High School in Celina, Texas ... played football and baseball ... Three-Star Recruit (; ... No. 30 tight end nationally ( ... caught 24 passes for 374 yards and four touchdowns as a senior ... District 13-2A first team ... timed a 4.6 in the 40 at the Fort Worth NIKE Training Camp ... participated in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl ... outstanding blocking abilities ... first-team all-conference and all-state honorable mention as a junior ... offered scholarships by Boston College, Mississippi, Tulsa and Wisconsin ... High School Coach: Butch Ford.

Adam James ... born February 5, 1988, in Plano, Texas ... son of Marilyn and Craig James ... father is a football analyst with ESPN and ABC ... has two older sisters, Jessica and Caylin, and a younger brother, Andy ... enjoys hunting, fishing and being around friends ... majoring in restaurant, hotel and institutional management.

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