Five quick facts about Raiders new LB Cory James

With the 194th overall pick, the Oakland Raiders selected Colorado State LB Corey James In a draft weekend that defied explanation at times, GM Reggie McKenzie fell back upon a consistent theme in his draft strategy. At the end of his draft weekend, McKenzie will usually roll the dice on a linebacker. Old habits really do die hard. Thankfully, McKenzie did not waver from this strategy...
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April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Cory James drafted by the Oakland Raiders, joins Hollywood Higgins as another NFL-bound Ram

  After teammate Rashard Higgins was selected at the end of the fifth round, linebacker Cory James was selected with the 197th overall pick in the sixth round by the Oakland Raiders. Welcome to the Oakland @RAIDERS organization, Cory James! #NextLevelRams — CSU Rams Football (@CSUFootball) April 30, 2016 James is a natural edge rusher and was one...
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April 30, 2016

How Twitter reacted to the Raiders selecting Cory James

With the 194th overall pick, the Oakland Raiders selected linebacker Cory James out of Colorado State University. Over the course of the 2013 and 2014 seasons, he logged a total of 15.5 sacks. Twitter has been underwhelmed as the draft has played out. Here is how they reacted to the Raiders’ sixth round draft pick. Raiders select Colorado State OLB Cory James with the 19th pick...
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April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Around the Web: What are Draft experts saying about Cory James?

  Welcome to the second edition of “What are they saying,” our new piece in which we take a look at what media outlets around the web and newsstands are saying about the potential “Next Level Rams.” Unlike Rashard Higgins, most of the other potential “Next Level Rams” are not receiving the same amount of publicity. After having given our in house scouting report on linebacker...
Via BSN Denver
April 11, 2016

Film Study: NFL Draft Profile of linebacker Cory James

  After our first scouting report on Rashard Higgins, it’s time to take an in-depth look at some of the other potential “Next Level Rams.” It’s Cory James’ turn, possibly another hidden gem on the Rams defense after Shaquil Barrett’s breakout season with the Denver Broncos. The comparison is obviously unfair because Barrett is looking like a legitimate talent at the...
Via BSN Denver
April 05, 2016

Colorado State's Cory James leans on NFL mentors as draft approaches

He isn't the strongest or the fastest linebacker eligible for the upcoming NFL draft, but Colorado State's Cory James probably has the best mentors to prepare him.

Colorado State's Cory James moves to the middle of the action

FORT COLLINS - From his very first game as a redshirt freshman, the promise was on display. Colorado State outside linebacker Cory James stepped into the lineup against Colorado and created havoc. He finished his first game with three sacks, four tackles for loss and seven total tackles and forced a fumble. By the end of the season, people were taking notice. He finished the year...
Via The Denver Post - College Sports
August 12, 2015

CSU’s Cory James named to Butkus watch list

Colorado State University now has another reason to be excited for this upcoming football season. Earlier this year, Rams wide receiver Rashard Higgins was placed on the preseason Maxwell Award watch list and punter Hayden Hunt was placed on the Ray Guy award watch list. Also tight ends Steven Walker and Kivon Cartwright were selected to the John Mackey Award watch list. Now, senior...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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