PLAYER
Mike James
RB #39
Height:
5-10
Weight:
223
Age:
26
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
Haines City, FL
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2016):

CAR
4
YDS
19
AVG
4.8
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesRushingReceivingFumbles
GGSAttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLongTDFUMLost
TOTAL 83 351 4.2 24 0 15 60 4 20 0 0 0
2016 TB 4 0 4 19 4.8 9 0 4 22 5.5 6 0 -- --
2015 TB 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 11 0 19 37 1.9 9 0 1 -5 -5 -5 0 -- --
2013 TB 8 3 60 295 4.9 24 0 10 43 4.3 20 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultRushingReceivingFumbles
AttYdsAvgLngTDRecYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
9 @TB W 43-28 1 3 3 3 0 3 17 5.7 6 0 -- --
10 @TB L 10-36 2 7 3.5 8 0 1 5 5 5 0 -- --
11 @KC W 19-17 1 9 9 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @TB L 5-14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Spent time back and forth between the Lions practice squad and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers active roster.

TRANSACTIONS

  • Re-signed by the Lions to the Reserve/Future List on January 9, 2017.
  • Re-signed by the Lions to the practice squad on December 3, 2016.
  • Released by the Buccaneers on November 29, 2016.
  • Signed by the Buccaneers on November 1, 2016.
  • Released by the Lions on October 25, 2016.
  • Signed by the Detroit Lions to the practice squad on October 3, 2016.
  • Released by Tampa Bay on September 14, 2016.
  • Signed to Tampa Bay’s active roster on December 26, 2015.
  • Signed to Tampa Bay’s practice squad on October 1, 2015.
  • Released by Tampa Bay on September 29, 2015.
  • Activated from Injured/Reserve on February 3, 2014.
  • Placed on Injured/Reserve on November 13, 2013.
  • Drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the sixth round (189th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

PRO

2016: Spent time back and forth between the Lions practice squad and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers active roster.

2015: Member of the Buccaneers practice squad Weeks 1-15. Was signed to the active roster prior to Week 16, but was inactive in both Week 16 and 17.

2014: Appeared in 11 games for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, recording 37 rushing yards on 19 carries with a long of nine.

  • Converted a fourth-and-one rushing attempt in the fourth quarter in Week 8 against Minnesota (10/26), setting up a Buccaneers touchdown on the next play.

2013: Saw action in eight games for the Buccaneers with three starts.

  • Notched 295 rushing yards on 60 carries with a long of 24.
  • Caught 11 passes for 38 yards with a long of 20.

COLLEGE
Played in 50 games with 17 starts for the Hurricanes. Recorded 1,386 career rushing yards with 17 touchdowns, and caught 67 passes for 585 receiving yards with five touchdowns.

2012: Started all 12 games at running back and became the 38th 1,000-yard rusher in Miami’s history. Logged 344 season receiving yards and three touchdowns on 30 catches.

  • Scored a career-best four touchdowns in Miami’s overtime win at Georgia Tech (9/22).
  • Made a career-long 72-yard touchdown catch at Duke (11/24).

2011: Appeared in all 12 games as junior, making two starts and finished second on the Hurricanes with eight total touchdowns, seven rushing and one receiving.

  • Finished second on the team with 275 rushing yards.
  • Recorded 59 rushing and 43 receiving yards with two touchdowns against Duke (11/5).

2010: Played in all 13 games as a sophomore, making three starts with one at running back, fullback and kick returner, respectively.

  • Started at running back for Miami in the Sun Bowl against Notre Dame (12/31).
  • Led the Hurricanes’ running backs corps with 13 catches.
  • Averaged 4.3 yards per catch and 5.7 yards per carry.

2009: Saw action in all 13 games as a true freshman.

  • Notched 46 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries, averaging 3.1 yards per carry.
  • Made 15 receptions for 105 yards on the season.
  • Returned 17 kicks for 363 yards on the season.

PERSONAL

  • Won the Community Service Man of the Year Award, the Melching Leadership Award and the Jack Harding Team MVP Award in 2012 at Miami.
  • Majored in sports administration.
  • Attended Ridge Community High School in Davenport, Fla.

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