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Running back LaMichael James made some headlines this week. For what appeared to be his deathly fear of roller coasters.
He’s not afraid to go really fast on the college football field, as he is the focal point of Oregon Ducks offense. The Ducks go at a ridiculously fast pace; as they have scored 35 touchdowns on drives of 70 or more; each consuming less than three minutes. James is averaging a national best 149.6 yards on the ground while running for 1,646 yards; 4th in the country. Despite missing two games with a dislocated elbow.
He’s the school’s all-time leading rusher; just 77 yards shy of 5,000. Just don’t confuse with LeGarrette Blount, which is surprisingly easier to do than you think. James took over for the now Tampa Bay Buccaneers tailback at Oregon when Blount was suspended for his involvement in that brawl in 2009.
But question #1 for James is obviously: forgoing his senior year to enter the NFL draft?
“There’s nothing going on,” James said. “I haven’t discussed th...
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LaMichael James and his Oregon Duck teammates took on Disneyland's Space Mountain Wednesday, and it appears as though the rollercoaster won.
James and the Ducks visited Disneyland earlier this week as part of their pre-Rose Bowl tour of Southern California. After a ride on the Space Mountain rollercoaster, teammate Kenjon Barner -- a Riverside Notre Dam grad -- tweeted a picture...
Is Oregon running back LaMichael James having second thoughts about going to the NFL?
A couple weeks ago, the Oregonian cited a source inside the Oregon program as saying that James was not coming back for his senior season. However, James to express opposite feelings when speaking to the media at the Rose Bowl on Thursday.
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LOS ANGELES Oregon running back LaMichael James kicked up quite a humorous stir around the Internet this week after folks got a look at his photo while riding Disneyland's Space Mountain roller coaster.
The picture, posted to teammate Kenjon Barner's Twitter account, shows James looking scared while looping around the roller coaster at the so-called happiest place on earth...
The Oregon football team made a stop at Disneyland in advance of its Rose Bowl appearance. And while there, running back LaMichael James experienced the sheer terror of Space Mountain. James went for a spin on the famous roller coaster alongside teammate Kenjon Barner. Barner was able to keep his composure for the most part, but James appears to have been a bit rattled. Barner tweeted...
LOS ANGELES — There’s a portrait of a notably horrified tailback LaMichael James trying the Space Mountain ride at Disneyland on Tuesday, an eternally lifelong image that went viral when teammate Kenjon Bamer hastily posted it on Twitter for the world to see it.
Funny he revealed another side of himself, an all-encompassing athlete recently known as the fastest runner on the...
Thanks to Kenjon Barner’s Twitter page we have some good insight into the fears of Oregon’s fierce running back, LaMichael James’ deepest fears.
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We got us a fun weekend of football ahead of us. Just sit back and relax. Also, our first week of the NBA is nearly complete. It’s been a ride thus far and it’ll be interesting to see who can mess with the Heat this year. Not sure many can. These guys look pretty pissed off.
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