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
2012 (Freshman): Earned first-team midseason honors from Phil Steele...Against Colorado (Sept. 1) recorded his first collegiate start while compiling seven tackles, six solo, and a forced fumble... James finished the game with three sacks and four tackles for loss, becoming the first Ram to record three or more sacks in his first career game... His effort against in-state rival CU earned him Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week honors... He strung together two more games with seven-plus tackles, against North Dakota State (Sept. 8) and San Jose State (Sept. 15)... Against the Spartans he his fourth sack of the season, forcing SJSU into a punt... On the ensuing possession CSU scored and pulled within a TD... Versus Utah State (Sept. 22) registered three tackles and his fifth sack of the year... His five sacks tied a CSU freshman sack record... Recorded three tackles against Air Force (Sept. 29) and two tackles against Fresno State (Oct. 6)... Against San Diego State (Oct. 13) had four total tackles, including 1.5 sacks... Is now the CSU freshman sack leader with 6.5, previously held by DeVaughn Hawkins (1994)... James leads the team with 7.0 tackles for loss...
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.