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#32 Edgerrin James - RB

Edgerrin James Career NFL Stats 1999-2009
G
RATT
YARDS
YPR
RTD
REC
RECYARDS
RECTD
TOUCHES
SCRIMMAGE
TOTTD
148
3,028
12,246
4.0
80
433
3,364
11
3,461
15,610
91

 

 

Edgerrin James Childhood

Edgerrin Tyree James was born on August 1, 1978 in Immokalee, FL. He is the son of Julie James and Edward German. He grew up in a poor area of South Florida riddled with crime and drug activity. Edgerrin was determined to make it out and didn’t let his circumstances stop him. One of the ways that helped him stay out of trouble was football. James played football since he was young playing Pop Warner. He didn’t stop playing until he was good enough to be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

 

 

Edgerrin James High School Stats and Awards

Edgerrin attended Immokalee High School. He played multiple positions on the field besides running back including linebacker and kicker. At running back, James impressed. One of the best in South Florida, James had earned All-American honors. With major college programs recruiting him, he decided to stay home and play for the University of Miami.

 

 

 

 

Awards and Achievements
MVP
All-Pro

1st Team: 1999, 2005

2nd Team: 2000, 2004

Pro Bowl Selections
1999, 2000, 2004, 2005
Rushing Titles
1999, 2000
Achievements

Offensive Rookie of the Year

1999

Member of 2000s All-Decade Team

 

 

Edgerrin James College Stats and Notes

James played for Miami from 1996-98. He rushed for 2,960 yards and 32 TDs (35 TDs overall) during his college career. He went to two bowl games as a member of the Hurricanes. James was a First Team All-Big East selection in 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

Edgerrin James NFL Career Stats and Notes

James was selected 4th overall in the 1999 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. Selected to replace the former Colts great Marshall Faulk, James was a get fit in the offense led by Peyton Manning. He played his first seven seasons in the league with the Colts. In 2006, James headed west and signed with the Arizona Cardinals. He played there for three years. Edgerrin finished his career after one season with the Seattle Seahawks in 2009. He was a 4-time Pro Bowler and a 2-time First Team All-Pro. Edgerrin was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2020.

 

 

 

 

 

Edgerrin James 1999 and 2000 NFL Rushing Titles

It didn’t take long for James to make an impact in the league. As a rookie, he rushed for 1,553 yards and 13 TDs. The running back followed up that sensational season by racking up 1,709 yards and another 13 TDs. HIs running paired with the passing duo of Peyton Manning and Hall of Fame wideout Marvin Harrison made the Colts one of the best offensive units in the NFL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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