Kendall James

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Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Roselle, N.J.
High School: Union Country Academy
Position: Defensive Back

PRESEASON 2013: Phil Steele fourth team All-American ... College Football Performance Awards Football Championship Subdivision Defensive Back Award Watch. 

2012: Saw action in 11 games, compiling 45 tackles, three interceptions, two forced fumbles and one defensive touchdown... picked up two tackles in the season opener at Boston College (9/8)... recorded three tackles and a 100-yard interception return for a touchdown at Bryant (9/15)... recorded one tackle, one interception and one pass deflection against Albany (9/22)... compiled a season-high 10 tackles and broke up two passes vs. Villanova (9/29)... recorded six tackles, forced a fumble and broke up two passes at Delaware (10/6)... grabbed four tackles at Towson (10/13)... recorded three tackles, forced one fumble, broke up a pass and blocked a kick against UNH (10/20)... recorded six tackles at William and Mary (10/27)... had four tackles vs. James Madison (11/3)... recorded two tackles, intercepted one pass and broke up five others against Georgia State (11/10)... recorded four tackles at Rhode Island (11/17).

2011: Started all 13 games...named to the All-CAA Third Team...made 50 tackles (35 ST, 15 AT), picked off three passes, broke up four passes, forced a fumble and recovered a fumble...had four stops against Bryant (9/3)...had three stops and an interception against Pittsburgh (9/10)...notched eight stops against James Madison (10/8)...recovered a fumble and broke up a pass against Rhode Island (10/15)...had six stops and broke up a pass against Richmond (10/22)...picked off a pass and forced a fumble against Towson (11/5)...made five tackles and broke up a pass against UMass (11/12)...made seven tackles, intercepted a pass and broke up a pass in Maine’s NCAA Second Round win at Appalachian State (12/3).

2010: Saw action in all 11 games . . . made 16 tackles (11 ST, 5 AT) . . . made a solo tackle and assisted on two against Albany (9/2) . . . notched a pair of solo tackles at Mommouth (9/11) . . . had three stops (2 ST, 1 AT) against Villanova (10/16) . . . made two solo stops at Towson (11/13).

2009: Sat out the season as a redshirt . . . has four years of eligibility remaining . . . named a Maine Scholar-Athlete Rising Star.

BEFORE MAINE/PERSONAL: Played defensive back and wide receiver for coach Kenneth Wiggins at Union County Academy of Information & Technology … served as a captain … helped lead his team to its first winning record in 10 years … was voted to play in the 2009 New Jersey vs. Northeast All-Star Game … was named to the Super 100 All-State Team and Super 60 Team … earned all-conference and all-league honors during both his junior and senior seasons … set the school record with a 103-yard interception return for a touchdown … also played basketball … was a three-year starter at point guard … led his team to a sectional championship during his junior season and earned all-county defensive team honors … also ran track and helped lead his team to a state title his junior season … took part in several honors classes in high school … born June 29, 1991 … son of Leslie James and Patricia Ryans-James … majoring in business administration.

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