SCOUT$ 2/23/05 Considered the #1 running back in Indiana. As a junior, rushed for 2,067 yards and 20 touchdowns on 281 carries. He also caught 11 passes for 290 yards and two touchdowns, and even completed one pass for 36 yards. James is receiving strong interest from Oklahoma, Ohio State, Purdue, Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa, Kansas, and Kansas State among others. He previously has taken unofficial visits to Iowa, Purdue, and Ohio State.