Adrian James
1  Adrian James


Dallas, Texas

High School:
Skyline HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195




UTEP Takes on Big 12 Opponent Texas Tech

UTEP (1-0) christens the home portion of its 2014 schedule versus Big 12 power Texas Tech (1-0) on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 9:05 p.m. MT.


UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012

UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012 Seeking its first winning streak of the season, UTEP caps the 2012 campaign with a home game against Rice.


UTEP to Take on Southern Miss in Final Road Contest

UTEP (2-8) plays its final road game of the season on Saturday against 0-10 Southern Miss.


UTEP Football to Take on UCF, Will Honor Military on Saturday

Fans can purchase one adult bronze reserved or general admission ticket and receive a youth ticket free in the same section. Sodexho will also be offering a family food special with four hot dogs and four soft drinks for $25.


Miners Seek First Road Victory at Houston

The Miners hit the road to plays its next-to-last Conference USA road game of the season on Saturday at Houston.


UTEP Football vs Texas Tech

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Football vs UNM

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


UTEP Football vs Tulsa

Photo Gallery by Michael P. Reese


UTEP Football vs UNM

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


2012 Season Opener vs OU. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by IPA

2014 (SENIOR): Started all 12 games ... recorded 37 tackles (20 solo) with an interception, a quarterback hurry, a forced fumble and tied for second on the team in pass breakups (six) ... intercepted a pass late in the game to help seal a victory at New Mexico (19-yard return), along with tallying three tackles ... tied a career-high in tackles (five) against Southern Miss, while breaking up a pass ... notched six stops versus Texas Tech and a pass breakup ... had another five tackles against Old Dominion and a forced fumble ... registered three stops, a quarterback hurry and a pass breakup against rival NM State ... tallied three tackles and a breakup during a shutout win at UTSA ... came up with four tackles in a win over North Texas ... tallied a pass breakup and a tackle at Rice.

2013 (RS JUNIOR): Saw action in nine contests, making seven starts at the cornerback and safety positions ... tallied 17 tackles (10s/7a), including two tackles for losses ... recorded a fumble recovery and three pass breakups ... notched a season-high four tackles (3s/1a) against UTSA ... recorded three stops against LA Tech ... registered two tackles and recovered a fumble in a victory at NM State.

2012 (JUNIOR): Appeared in two games for the Miners ... injured his ankle early in the year, then returned briefly before sustaining a season-ending concussion at East Carolina... granted a medical redshirt ... had a tackle in the opener versus No. 4 Oklahoma.

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in 12 games ... made 19 tackles, with 16 coming against league foes ... 13 of his 19 tackles were solo stops ... twice recorded his season-best four tackles versus Southern Miss and UCF ... registered an interception which he returned for 74 yards against Colorado State ... added three pass deflections on the season ... named UTEP's special teams MVP.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Made an immediate impact as a true freshman, appearing in nine games with five tackles ... season-best three stops came versus Rice.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Earned All-District 9-5A honors as a senior at Skyline HS in Dallas ... helped Skyline to a 12-1 season and berth in the state title game ... regarded as a national top-100 cornerback prospect by Scout.com ... totaled 30 tackles, 13 pass break-ups and three interceptions in 2009 ... saw action at three positions (cornerback, quarterback, wide receiver) while making an immediate impact in his only year on the varsity team ... was a part of Skyline's baseball and track & field teams for four years ... three-year member of the student council.

PERSONAL: Mother is Adriane Michelle James ... has one brother and one sister ... born in Dallas, Texas ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.