DAVIE, Fla. -- Ja'Wuan James never felt an attachment to an NFL team as a kid.
"Growing up, I liked Michael Vick, Warrick Dunn being from the Atlanta area, but didn't really like the Falcons," James said. "I've always been a player guy instead of a team guy. I didn't want to follow the crowd in Atlanta."
That changed on James' first visit to...
The Dolphins got their man in Thursday’s first round of the NFL Draft when they selected Tennessee right tackle Ja’Wuan James with the No. 19 pick.
And, no, there was no doubt who the Dolphins were going to select.
“He was always a targeted player for us,” Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey said.
That came as news for James, who started to believe the projection that...
DAVIE, Fla. -- The Miami Dolphins got the man they wanted to protect Ryan Tannehill.
The Dolphins selected tackle Ja'Wuan James with the 19th overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft Thursday.
Miami general manager Dennis Hickey noted James was always a target for the Dolphins, who hosted the right tackle for interviews before the draft.
"We were always targeting...
By Randy Moore
Tennessee coach Butch Jones demand that his players "snap and clear" forget the last play and focus on the next one was easily accomplished in Game 3 at Oregon.
"You really didn't have too much time (between snaps) to even think," senior defensive lineman Daniel Hood said dryly, so you were pretty clear-minded the whole...