23 Kenny James
23 Kenny James
Height: 5-11
Weight: 195
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbia, Mo.
High School: Rock Bridge
Position: DB

FSU: Member of the Bulldogs' 2016 team that advanced to the NCAA Division II National Semifinals ... Appeared in 14 games as a defensive back and on special teams in 2016 ... Finished the year with 40 total tackles, including 24 solo stops ... Also had an interception and two pass breakups ... Prior to FSU: Transfer from NCAA Division I Southern Illinois ... Was SIU's second-leading tackler in 2015 with 107 total stops ... Appeared in all 10 contests as a starter in the secondary ... Had four pass breakups and two interceptions ... Netted 46 solo hits ... Also forced two fumbles ... Played in all 12 games in 2014 and started the final five games of the year...Seventh on the team with 44 tackles...Broke up three passes...Had a season-best 11 tackles in the first start of his career, at Youngstown State...Made 36 of his 44 tackles in his five starts to end the year... Earned a spot on the MVFC Academic Honor Roll ... Redshirted in 2013 ... High School: Two-time Central Missouri large class All-District selection by the Associated Press...Missouri Coaches Association All-State selection as a junior...Columbia Tribune All-Area selection as a junior...Missouri Coaches Association All-District selection as a senior...Ranks in the top five in Rock Bridge school history in career receiving yards (1156, 5th), receptions (74, 3rd) and touchdown receptions (12, 3rd).