Mike James, RB (5-foot-10 3/4, 217 pounds) - James stuck with his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine in all but two events. At Miami's pro day, James ran the short shuttle in 4.34 second and did the three-cone drill in 6.93 seconds. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com
Miami coach Al Golden routinely praised James' leadership skills, and despite pedestrian numbers as a senior James was invited to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl all-star game and the Scouting Combine.
His mother and father did a great job with him, and it shows," Miami strength and conditioning coach Andreu Swasey said last offseason.
In 2011, James rushed for 275 yards on 72 carries as the backup to Lamar Miller and Storm Johnson.
James has played in all 50 games for Miami over the past four seasons.