McElwain won't name starter during spring camp
Rams prep for Saturday's scrimmage
Colorado State takes field for its second spring drills under Jim McElwain
James set CSU freshman sack record with 7.5 in 2012
Year-End Review for 2012
Photos from Friday's spring practice as they prepare for Saturday's public scrimmage.
Colorado State football at San Diego State - 10-13-12
CSU vs. Utah State; Sept. 22, 2012
CSU vs. North Dakota State; Sept. 8, 2012
Colorado State at Colorado - Sept. 1, 2012
Career Division I games played/started: 12/9 (12/9 in 2012).
2012 (Freshman): James set a CSU freshman record with 7.5 sacks and earned Freshman All-America honors from the Football Writers Association of America and College Football News(2nd team), as well as second-team national All-Freshmanand second-teamAll-Mountain West by Phil Steele's College Football Preview.He earned first-team midseason honors from Phil Steele. James finished his first season with 54 tackles (26 solo), including 10.5 for lost yardage, tied for sixth in the Mountain West.
High School: Lettered two years in football for the Rams of Del Rio, Texas, a city of 37,000 on the U.S.-Mexico border about three hours due west of San Antonio...Started 21 consecutive games at linebacker until sustaining a torn left anterior cruciate ligament, ending his prep career in the eighth game of his senior season...Before the injury, combined as a junior and senior for 116 tackles (67 solo), 26 stops behind the line of scrimmage, 11 sacks, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery... Despite the injury, still voted by fellow coaches the District 29-5A Co-Linebacker of the Year after his senior campaign, when he also garnered first-team all-district honors for the second straight year...Also received the Hit Stick Award... Helped DRHS to bi-district and area championships on a team that finished 8-3 in 2010 and 10-3 in 2009, when the Rams advanced to the third round of the Texas Class 5A state playoffs...Started all 13 games as a junior in 2009...Top prep speed in the 40-yard dash was 4.8 seconds...Owned a 3.1 GPA...Head football coach was Steve Hoffman...Also played baseball for the Rams...Drew recruiting interest from TCU, New Mexico, Colorado, Texas State, Louisiana Tech and East Carolina.
Personal: Given name Cory Miguel James...Born May 22, 1993, in Del Rio, Texas...Son of Clarence and Sheila James...Has one older brother...Dad, Clarence, played football at Chowan Junior College...Majoring in liberal arts at Colorado State...Hometown: Del Rio, Texas.