Sep 29, 2012; Champaign, IL, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini head coach Tim Beckman during the third quarter against the Penn State Nittany Lions at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bradley Leeb-USA TODAY Sports

West Virginia Football Recruiting: Paul James Visits Illinois


2013 defensive end Paul James officially visited the Illinois Fighting Illini on January 18th.

He has offers from sixteen teams. These teams include: West Virginia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Marshall, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Tulane, Western Kentucky, Florida International, Florida Atlantic, Florida State, Miami (FL), and Central Florida.

James is a 6’2″, 240 pound defensive lineman from Miami, Florida. He played this past season at Norland High School.

The Norland Vikings made it to the Class 5A Florida State Playoffs. They lost to Jackson High School, 21-30, in the second round.

The three-star recruit is currently ranked 99th in the state of Florida and 6th among weak-side defensive ends by 247Sports.

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