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    8/17 8:00 pm ET

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    8/26 7:30 pm ET

  • Thu., Aug. 31, 2017 7:30 PM - 11:30 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Redskins

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    8/31 7:30 pm ET

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    9/10 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Sep. 17, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Bears

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    9/17 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Sep. 24, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers at Vikings

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    Buccaneers at Vikings

    9/24 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 01, 2017 4:05 PM - 8:05 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Giants

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    Buccaneers vs. Giants

    10/1 4:05 pm ET

  • Thu., Oct. 05, 2017 8:25 PM - 12:25 AM EDT Buccaneers vs. Patriots

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    Buccaneers vs. Patriots

    10/5 8:25 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 15, 2017 4:05 PM - 8:05 PM EDT Buccaneers at Cardinals

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    Buccaneers at Cardinals

    10/15 4:05 pm ET

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    Buccaneers at Bills

    10/22 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 29, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Panthers

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    Buccaneers vs. Panthers

    10/29 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Nov. 05, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST Buccaneers at Saints

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    Buccaneers at Saints

    11/5 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Nov. 12, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST Buccaneers vs. Jets

    Week 10

    Buccaneers vs. Jets

    11/12 1:00 pm ET

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Mike James
RB #25
Height:
5-10
Weight:
223
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Hometown:
Davenport, FL
Experience:
3
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 23 83 3.6 351 4.2 15.3 0 24 19 22.9 2 0 0
2016 TB 4 4 1 19 4.8 4.8 0 9 1 25 0 0 0
2015 TB 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 11 19 1.7 37 1.9 3.4 0 9 4 21.1 0 0 0
2013 TB 8 60 7.5 295 4.9 36.9 0 24 14 23.3 2 0 0
Receiving
YearTeamGRecYdsAvgYds/GLongTD20+40+1stFUM
TOTAL 23 15 60 4 2.6 20 0 1 0 1 0
2016 TB 4 4 22 5.5 5.5 6 0 0 0 0 0
2015 TB 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 11 1 -5 -5 -0.5 -5 0 0 0 0 0
2013 TB 8 10 43 4.3 5.4 20 0 1 0 1 0
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 23 1 1 100 0 2 2 0.1 1 100 0 -- 2 0 0 0 0 118.8
2016 TB 4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 TB 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 11 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 TB 8 1 1 100 0.1 2 2 0.3 1 100 0 -- 2T 0 0 0 0 118.8

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the sixth round (189th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Appeared in 11 games on the season, inactive for four, and was active but did not play in one.
  • Converted a fourth-and-one rushing attempt in the fourth quarter against Minnesota (10/26). The next play was a Buccaneers touchdown.
  • Recorded four rushes for 16 yards vs. Atlanta (11/9), including converting all three third downs he received a carry on.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 50 games at Miami (2009-12), starting 17, including all 12 his senior season.
  • Recorded 312 rushes for 1,386 yards (4.4 avg) and 17 touchdowns, while also catching 67 passes for 585 yards (8.7 avg) and five touchdowns.
  • Rushed for a career best 621 yards as a senior.
  • Became the 38th 1,000-yard rusher in school history.
  • One of only 11 FBS players named to the 2012 AFCA Allstate Good Works Team.
  • Earned the Community Service Man of the Year Award, Captain’s Award, Melching Leadership Award and Jack Harding Team Most Valuable Player at the team’s end-of-season banquet.
  • Finalist for the 2012 Pop Warner Award.
  • Had a career best eight total touchdowns as a junior (seven rushing, one receiving).
  • Graduated with a degree in sports administration.

COMMUNITY:

  • Along with fellow NFL players Jonathan Cyprien of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Brian Hartline of the Miami Dolphins, serves as a spokesperson for Florida’s Roadside Litter Prevention Education campaign, encouraging people to “Drive It Home … Keep Our Paradise Litter Free™.”
  • In June 2014 and 2015, participated in the team’s “Cut for a Cure” charity challenge, having his head shaved by pediatric cancer patients to support the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
  • Participated in the 2015 Tranquil Shores Children’s Foundation Golf Classic.
  • Supported the 2015 Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful Celebrity Painting Party by greeting guests and painting an auction item for charity.
  • As part of the 2013 Buccaneers Rookie Club, took part in a variety of community service events, including: visiting patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa; hosting an ice cream social for military veterans at James Haley VA Hospital; participating in a team-building scavenger hunt with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa at Busch Gardens; hosting a bowling outing with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tampa Bay; challenging youths from the Central City YMCA in games at a local arcade; visiting local servicemen and servicewomen at MacDill Air Force Base; hosting a “Salute to Service” Barbecue with USAA at U.S. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg; greeting veterans at Bay Pines VA Hospital; visiting young patients over the holidays at All Children’s Hospital; and singing Christmas carols to residents at Westminster Palms Retirement Home.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Ridge Community High School (Davenport, Florida).
  • Ranked as one of the top running backs in the nation by Scout.com (No. 18), Rivals.com (No. 21) and ESPN.com (No. 33).
  • Rushed for 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior. Also contributed two kick return touchdowns.
  • First-team All-County selection by The Ledger (Lakeland, Florida).
  • Florida Sports Writers Association All-State honorable mention.
  • Born Michael James on April 13, 1991 in Haines City, Florida.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Selected in the sixth round (189th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Buccaneers.

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Appeared in 11 games on the season, inactive for four, and was active but did not play in one.
  • Converted a fourth-and-one rushing attempt in the fourth quarter against Minnesota (10/26). The next play was a Buccaneers touchdown.
  • Recorded four rushes for 16 yards vs. Atlanta (11/9), including converting all three third downs he received a carry on.

COLLEGE:

  • Played in 50 games at Miami (2009-12), starting 17, including all 12 his senior season.
  • Recorded 312 rushes for 1,386 yards (4.4 avg) and 17 touchdowns, while also catching 67 passes for 585 yards (8.7 avg) and five touchdowns.
  • Rushed for a career best 621 yards as a senior.
  • Became the 38th 1,000-yard rusher in school history.
  • One of only 11 FBS players named to the 2012 AFCA Allstate Good Works Team.
  • Earned the Community Service Man of the Year Award, Captain’s Award, Melching Leadership Award and Jack Harding Team Most Valuable Player at the team’s end-of-season banquet.
  • Finalist for the 2012 Pop Warner Award.
  • Had a career best eight total touchdowns as a junior (seven rushing, one receiving).
  • Graduated with a degree in sports administration.

COMMUNITY:

  • Along with fellow NFL players Jonathan Cyprien of the Jacksonville Jaguars and Brian Hartline of the Miami Dolphins, serves as a spokesperson for Florida’s Roadside Litter Prevention Education campaign, encouraging people to “Drive It Home … Keep Our Paradise Litter Free™.”
  • In June 2014 and 2015, participated in the team’s “Cut for a Cure” charity challenge, having his head shaved by pediatric cancer patients to support the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
  • Participated in the 2015 Tranquil Shores Children’s Foundation Golf Classic.
  • Supported the 2015 Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful Celebrity Painting Party by greeting guests and painting an auction item for charity.
  • As part of the 2013 Buccaneers Rookie Club, took part in a variety of community service events, including: visiting patients at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa; hosting an ice cream social for military veterans at James Haley VA Hospital; participating in a team-building scavenger hunt with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa at Busch Gardens; hosting a bowling outing with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Tampa Bay; challenging youths from the Central City YMCA in games at a local arcade; visiting local servicemen and servicewomen at MacDill Air Force Base; hosting a “Salute to Service” Barbecue with USAA at U.S. Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg; greeting veterans at Bay Pines VA Hospital; visiting young patients over the holidays at All Children’s Hospital; and singing Christmas carols to residents at Westminster Palms Retirement Home.

PERSONAL:

  • Attended Ridge Community High School (Davenport, Florida).
  • Ranked as one of the top running backs in the nation by Scout.com (No. 18), Rivals.com (No. 21) and ESPN.com (No. 33).
  • Rushed for 1,300 yards and 15 touchdowns as a senior. Also contributed two kick return touchdowns.
  • First-team All-County selection by The Ledger (Lakeland, Florida).
  • Florida Sports Writers Association All-State honorable mention.
  • Born Michael James on April 13, 1991 in Haines City, Florida.
 

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