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Javarris James

position

Running Back

Height

6-0

Weight

202 lbs.

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Immokalee, Fla.

High School

Immokalee HS

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

RUSHING RECEIVING
Year GP/GS Att Yards Avg. TD LG No. Yards Avg. TD LG
2006 13/10 175 802 4.7 4 62 17 200 11.8 1 25
2007 12/12 159 582 3.7 4 23 14 100 7.1 0 15
2008 9/1 68 286 4.2 4 13 11 118 10.7 0 20
Totals 34/23 402 1670 4.2 12 62 42 418 9.9 1 25

JAVARRIS JAMES’ 2006 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

RUSHING RECEIVING
Opponent No. Yards Avg. TD LG No. Yards Avg. TD LG
Florida State 3 3 1.0 0 6 0 0 0.0 0 0
Florida A&M 8 75 9.4 1 27 1 21 10.5 1 21
at Louisville 7 24 3.4 0 9 2 42 21.0 0 25
Houston 18 148 8.2 1 44 2 22 11.0 0 16
North Carolina 16 111 6.9 1 62 1 8 8.0 0 8
FIU 11 36 3.3 0 9 1 -1 -1.0 0 -1
at Duke 9 19 2.1 0 10 1 13 13.0 0 13
at Georgia Tech 19 113 5.9 0 49 2 31 15.5 0 22
Virginia Tech 4 20 5.0 0 13 1 3 3.0 0 3
at Maryland 22 78 3.5 0 16 0 0 0.0 0 0
at Virginia 21 95 4.5 0 13 0 0 0.0 0 0
Boston College 20 45 2.2 1 11 4 34 8.5 0 17
Nevada (bowl game) 17 35 2.1 0 18 2 27 13.5 0 15
Totals 175 802 4.7 4 62 17 200 11.8 1 25

JAVARRIS JAMES’ 2007 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

RUSHING RECEIVING
Opponent No. Yards Avg. TD LG No. Yards Avg. TD LG
Marshall 14 99 7.1 2 18 0 0 0.0 0 0
at Oklahoma 8 28 3.5 0 12 1 7 7.0 0 7
FIU 19 92 4.8 0 23 2 12 6.0 0 9
Texas A&M 20 46 2.3 1 16 2 15 7.5 0 11
Duke 16 57 3.6 0 16 3 28 9.3 0 16
at North Carolina 10 27 2.7 1 9 0 0 0.0 0 0
Georgia Tech 6 -6 -1.0 0 4 0 0 0.0 0 0
at Florida State 20 73 3.7 0 10 2 1 0.5 0 5
NC State 18 103 5.7 0 15 0 0 0.0 0 0
Virginia 15 53 3.5 0 12 0 0 0.0 0 0
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
Totals 159 582 3.7 4 23 14 100 7.1 0 15

JAVARRIS JAMES’ 2008 GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

RUSHING RECEIVING
Opponent No. Yards Avg. TD LG No. Yards Avg. TD LG
Charleston Southern 12 73 6.1 1 13 1 11 11.0 0 11
at Florida 2 4 2.0 0 3 0 0 0.0 0 0
at Duke 3 13 4.3 0 7 0 0 0.0 0 0
Wake Forest 6 14 2.3 0 5 1 13 13.0 0 13
at Virginia 9 55 6.1 0 13 1 8 8.0 0 8
Virginia Tech 7 29 4.1 1 12 1 19 19.0 0 19
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