Ranks eighth all-time in UM history in career rushing attempts (402) while compiling 1,670 yards … Has started 23 of 34 career games … Expected to again share carries with Graig Cooper … Cousin of former UM and current NFL running back Edgerrin James.
2008 (JUNIOR): Second-leading rusher … Rushed 62 times for 286 yards (4.2-yard average), with four touchdowns despite missing four games (Texas A&M, Florida State, North Carolina, UCF) for the Hurricanes with a high ankle sprain … Also caught 11 passes for 118 yards … Rushed a team-high 16 times for 65 yards and scored on two 1-yard touchdown runs at NC State, while also matching a career-high with four receptions for 35 yards … Started the season-opener against Charleston Southern and ran 12 times for a season-high 73 yards and a touchdown … Rushed nine times for 55 yards in overtime-win at Virginia … Had a touchdown run in win against Virginia Tech.
2007 (SOPHOMORE): Second-leading rusher … Rushed a team-high 159 times for 582 yards (3.7-yard average), with four touchdowns … Also caught 14 passes for 100 yards, ranking fourth on the team … Had one 100-yard game and two others with more than 90 yards … Started and rushed a team-high 14 times for 99 yards and scored two touchdowns on runs of five and eight yards against Marshall … Against FIU, started and led the team with 92 yards rushing on 19 carries (4.8 average, 23 long) and also caught two passes for 12 yards … Started in the backfield alongside freshman Graig Cooper against Duke and rushed 16 times for 57 yards (3.6 average) and also caught three passes for 28 yards … At Florida State, started and rushed 20 times for 73 yards … Led the team with 103 yards rushing on 18 carries (5.7 average) against NC State, which marked his first 100-yard rushing performance of the season and fourth of his career.
2006 (FRESHMAN): Selected second-team Freshman All-American by Rivals.com, third-team by CollegeFootballNews.com and honorable mention by The Sporting News … Selected to The Sporting News ACC All-Freshman team … Played in all 13 games, starting the last 10 games … Led the team in rushing with 175 carries for 802 yards, which is the second-most yards ever for a Miami true freshman behind Clinton Portis’ 838 yards in 1999 … Ranked fourth in the nation in rushing among true freshman, behind Wisconsin’s P.J. Hill (1,569 yards), Southern Mississippi’s Damion Fletcher (1,388 yards), Clemson’s C.J. Spiller (938 yards) and Texas A&M’s Mike Goodson (847 yards) … Ranked eighth in the ACC in rushing … Saw his first action as a collegian in the fourth quarter of the season opener vs. Florida State and rushed three times for three yards … Played as a reserve against Florida A&M and scored the first two touchdowns of his career, rushing eight times for 75 yards (9.4-yard average) and one touchdown while catching one pass for a 21-yard TD (marked the first time since 2003 that a Miami freshman scored two TDs in a game) … Made his first start vs. Houston and rushed for 148 yards on 18 carries (8.2-yard average), with one touchdown (rushing total was the second most ever for a true freshman in UM history (record: 153 by Frank Gore in 2001) and marked the most ever by a true freshman in his first start … Named the ACC Freshman of the Week after performance against Houston … In his second start vs. North Carolina, rushed 16 times for 111 yards (6.9-yard average) and one touchdown, scoring on a 62-yard run, which was the team’s longest touchdown run since Willis McGahee went 69 yards for a TD against Pittsburgh on Nov. 21, 2002 … Marked the first back-to-back 100-yard games since Tyrone Moss in the first two games of 2005 and became the first freshman to rush for consecutive 100-yard games since Clinton Portis recorded four straight in 1999 … Had his third 100-yard game at Georgia Tech, gaining 113 yards on 19 carries (5.9-yard average), with a long of 49 … Led the team with 78 yards rushing on 22 carries (3.5 average, 16 long) at Maryland and 95 yards on 21 carries (4.5 average, 13 long) at Virginia.
HIGH SCHOOL: As a senior in 2005, missed five games but still finished with more than 1,000 yards and 14 touchdowns … As a junior in 2004, rushed 225 times for 1,658 yards and 28 touchdowns and led his team to the state title … As a sophomore, had 165 carries for 1,145 yards and 14 touchdowns … As a freshman, rushed for more than 800 yards with 16 touchdowns … Rated the No. 13 running back in the nation and the 21st overall player in Florida by Rivals.com … Ranked the No. 35 running back in the country by Scout.com … Rated the No. 21 running back and the No. 144 overall player in the country by ESPN … Rated the No. 4 player on the Miami Herald’s list of the state’s top 25 players … Member of the PrepStar 200 and ranked the No. 18 running back … Rated the No. 2 running back on the Florida Times-Union Super 75 … Ranked the No. 11 player in the state by the Orlando Sentinel … Coached by John Weber.
JAVARRIS JAMES’ CAREER STATISTICS
JAVARRIS JAMES’ 2006 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
|at Georgia Tech||19||113||5.9||0||49||2||31||15.5||0||22|
|Nevada (bowl game)||17||35||2.1||0||18||2||27||13.5||0||15|
JAVARRIS JAMES’ 2007 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
|at North Carolina||10||27||2.7||1||9||0||0||0.0||0||0|
|at Florida State||20||73||3.7||0||10||2||1||0.5||0||5|
|at Virginia Tech||10||7||0.7||0||7||3||27||9.0||0||10|
|at Boston College||3||3||1.0||0||2||1||10||10.0||0||10|
JAVARRIS JAMES’ 2008 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
|at Georgia Tech||7||30||4.3||0||9||2||29||14.5||0||16|
|at NC State||16||65||4.1||2||13||4||35||8.8||0||20|
|vs. California (Emerald Bowl)||6||3||0.5||0||7||1||3||3.0||0||3|