2010: Played in the Cards' last two games of the season, finishing with a pair of tackles in Lamar's 44-6 season-ending win over Oklahoma Panhandle State (11/20) ... One of the two tackles was for loss.
High School: Played three varsity seasons for coach Bobby McGallion at Silsbee High School ... Helped Tigers to a pair of bi-district championships ... Was named First-Team All-District 21-3A as a senior after earning second-team accolades as a sophomore and junior ... Was also a first-team all-area selection as a senior ... Finished high school career with 250 tackles and nine interceptions ... Also participated in powerlifting and track.
Personal: Joshua Jamal James was born on June 20, 1991, in Beaumont, Texas ... Son of William James and Latrell Jackson ... Has one brother and five sisters ... Majoring in kinesiology.