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    James Tillman
    James Tillman

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Los Angeles, Calif.

    High School:
    Fremont

    Height / Weight:
    5-11 / 205

    Position:
    Running Back

    Fresno State: A versatile player who can play tailback or fullback ? a good runner and an improving blocking back ? has shown the ability to be a power runner with breakaway ability. (1999) Had a promising freshman campaign cut short with a broken rib ? spent the early part of the season as a back-up to Akka-Ar Moses at fullback ? had 23 carries for 61 yards in four games ? his best game was nine carries for 27 yards vs. Nevada. (1998) Sat out the 1998 season to fulfill NCAA eligibility requirements.

    High School: A 1998 graduate of L.A.?s Fremont High School ... was first-team All-L.A. City as a senior ... rushed for 1,003 yards with 17 touchdowns as a senior ... was named first-team All-Southeast Conference as aboth a junior and senior ... also a first-team All-Wave Area newspaper choice as a junior and senior ... rushed for 1,033 yards with 13 touchdowns as a junior ... a three-year varsity starter ... his senior season, the team went 11-1, won the league championship and was ranked No. 3 in the city ... also ran track.

    Personal: Born April 21, 1979, in Los Angeles, Calif. ... mother?s name is Alma Williams ... has nine brothers and sisters ... enjoys the beach and music ... lists his biggest athletic thrill as rushing for 293 yards in high school against a team which had held all other offenses to less than 100 yards.

    TILLMAN'S STATISTICS
    Rushing
    Year    G-GS    TC    Yds.    Avg.    TD    LG
    1999    4-0     23     61     2.7      0    14

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