June 29, 2009

James going to see big Florida game

Timing is a crucial part of the recruiting process and Jordon James might have picked the best weekend of them all to come see a Florida game next season.

, Oklahoma, Oregon, Stanford, Tennessee, Arizona State and Colorado are some of James' other offers.

Many running backs have said they are interested to see how Florida runs its offense when quarterback Tim Tebow leaves. The notion is the Gators will have a pro-style look with John Brantley, a more traditional quarterback.

James does not seem to care. Throughout his high school career, he has run every offense in the book so he's comfortable with everything. One offense is not favored over another. Whether it's spread or I-formation, James just wants to get the ball in his hands.

"It doesn't really matter because in high school I ran all kinds of offenses," he said. "It taught me how to play different formations and in some situations it put me in open spaces to do what I do."

In his junior season, James rushed for 1,132 yards and 10 touchdowns on 130 attempts. He also caught six passes for 88 yards and a score and was used on special teams.

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