Roland James

38 Roland James CB
Height: 6’2 Weight: 191
Yrs/Pat: 11
Acquired: D-1, 1980 (14th)
School: Tennessee
Major: Human Services
Born: Feb 18, 1958 Jamestown OH

Career Highlights

  • Tied for second on the team’s all-time interception list with Ron Hall (29)
  • Games Played/Started:Total: 145/122
  • Other Stats: Forced fumbles: Total- 13
  • Exceptional Punt Returner: One TD
  • 9 Career fumble recoveries
  • Games Played/Started: 1980 -16/10, 1981 -16/6, 1982 -7/7, 1983 -16/16, 1984 -15/15, 1985 -16/16, 1986 -15/15, 1987 -9/4, 1988 -15/15, 1989 -14/14, 1990 -6/4. Total: 145/122

College

  • A consensus All-America pick for the Vols, he was a four year starter with 288 career tackles
  • Had ten career interceptions, including the third longest return in school history, a 90 yard return for a TD vs. Ole Miss in ’78
  • Also had 37 punt returns for 356 yards, including an 89 yard return for a TD vs. Vanderbilt in ’79
  • An outstanding trackster, was clocked at 7.26 secs. in 60 high hurdles and 13.5 secs. in the 110 high hurdles
  • Played in Hula, Senior and Bluebonnet Bowls.