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Commitment Status:Signed LOI

Jawuan James

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School Interest Offer Visit Recruited by
TennesseeCOMMITTED (11/10/2009)Offered10/09/2009Ed Orgeron, Lance Thompson
AlabamaNoneOfferedNoneKirby Smart
FloridaNoneOfferedNone
GeorgiaNoneOffered09/25/2009
UCLANoneOffered10/16/2009

Scouting Report on Jawuan James

How we scouted: Film footage, In-person visits, Game setting, Campby Barry Every - 09/30/2009
  • SpeedDivision I Player
  • SizeBlue Chip
  • StrengthDivision I Player
  • AgilityBlue Chip
  • Foot QuicknessBlue Chip
On the Hoof: Has excellent height with long arms and a wide powerbase. James has plenty of room to fill out and add weight and strength in the upper body. His frame will easily hold 320 pounds. James should physically remind fans of Florida State offensive tackle Zebrie Sanders.
Needs improvement: Right now, he is a bit light in the pants and lacks pop. He must add some upper body strength and fill out. James must become more physical while run blocking. Right now he relies on athleticism and finesse.
Most impressive: This potential giant has excellent lateral movement and looks like a basketball player playing defense. He also has tremendous growth potential and a long wing span which make him an ideal left offensive tackle at the next level.
Conclusion: Currently, he is very raw and is possibly two years away from any meaningful time at the next level. He does possess a lot of potential and natural ability and his long-term future is very bright. Look for him to be a two- to three-year starter with NFL potential.

Barry Every is a Football Recruiting Analyst for Rivals.com. He has worked in the recruiting offices for Mark Richt at the University of Georgia, Bobby Bowden at Florida State University and Mack Brown at the University of North Carolina

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