The 6' 5", 325 pound power lifting
star (placed 4th in the state this year) reports a 5.3 forty and has been starting
for his high school since the first game of his 9th grade season.
James Brown does more than sing, as he simply pancakes anybody in front of him.
James had a Class 2A high of 108 pancakes as a junior. Brown was also named Amite
County's Rookie of the Year as a 9th grader, Defensive Player of the Year (103
tackles and 14 sacks) as a 10th grader, and is a two time All-State selection
in Class 2A.
What does Brown consider to be his strengths?
pass blocking, really," added James Brown. "I have quick feet for someone
Any chance James will get a look for the defensive side
of the ball?
"I really do not know. Nobody has told me a position
yet, but I think most of them like me for offensive tackle."
colleges are actively recruiting Brown?
"I get a couple of letters
from Ole Miss, LSU, Arkansas, Iowa State, Houston, MSU, USM, Auburn, and Illinois.
But mostly, I get the most stuff from Ole Miss."
It is no surprise
that Ole Miss has offered.
"That is it, so far. I am hoping LSU will
offer me next."
What stands out about the Tigers?
it is close to home, and they are a big university where I can get a lot more
learning and enhance my education."
What about the Rebels?
have a good academic program, and I have a pretty good relationship with Coach
Orgeron. He is trying to persuade me. He really wants me to come up there. I do
not really know right now. I am just trying to feel everybody out. I have only
been to one campus so far and that is to LSU. I went to their Jr Day last month.
It was nice. I got a chance to talk with Coach Henson. I just need a chance to
see what everybody has got before I make a decision."
Has Brown set
up any visits in the near future?
"No sir, I have not signed up for
any camps, except for the Scout.com combine in New Orleans next weekend.
I want to go to some though."
Where all would James like to visit?
want to go to Tennessee, Arkansas, Auburn, Ole Miss, and I want to go back to
What does James like about Auburn?
"They have a
good squad, and I just like their team."
the same thing. I like their team."
What are Tennessee's positives?
coach told me they are a top notch school."
So far, which colleges
have caught Brown's attention the most?
"LSU, Auburn, Arkansas, and
Which coaches has James developed the tightest relationship
"Coaches Orgeron (Ole Miss) and Henson (LSU)."
tuned for the Scout.com All-American combine that is being held in New
Orleans on April 21st to learn more about James Brown.