Talented player who adds depth to the backfield... will push for playing time this fall... since arriving at TCU, he has also spent time at wide receiver and cornerback.
Ran for a season-best 31 yards on seven attempts in the 48-10 win at Air Force (Oct. 22)... also had four carries for 25 yards versus Army (Oct. 15).
Took a redshirt in his first season at TCU.
Earned all-state honors in Louisiana as both a junior and senior... as a senior, rushed for 804 yards and caught passes for 433 yards... also returned two kickoffs for touchdowns... rushed 80 times for 694 yards (8.7 yards per carry) with 11 touchdowns and caught 54 passes for 870 yards (16.1 yards per catch) with nine scores during his junior season... also lettered in track & field... hails from Evangel Christian Academy, the same school that produced current Frogs Jarrarcea Williams and Andrew Ward...selected TCU over Texas Tech, Virginia and Virginia Tech.
Detrick Dewayne James was born March 1, 1985... mother's name is Jessie James... is an arts and sciences pre-major.