Head football coach at Northern Durham HS Coach Gary Merrill said that James may have the fastest "football speed" on the team. He has only played football for two years and initially when James first came out for football Coach Merrill thought that James lacked the aggressiveness to go to the next level. However, "year after year the kid keeps getting better and better". Coach Merrill said that James is always around the ball. Also, James does well in school and qualification will not be a problem.
Inside Carolina - James, thank you for talking with Inside Carolina. Could you tell us your size and weight?
James - I am 6-2 and weigh about 195 lbs.
Inside Carolina - What is your 40 time?
James - I run a 4.4 forty
Inside Carolina - How many tackles did you have last year?
James - About 70
Inside Carolina - Interceptions?
James - I had seven interceptions.
Inside Carolina - Has Carolina offered you a scholarship James?
James - No, but they have been calling
Inside Carolina - Have any other schools offered you a scholarship?
James - Yes, Clemson and Duke
Inside Carolina - Do you have any favorite schools?
James - No, I'm pretty open right now.
Inside Carolina - Thank you for talking to us today.
James Adams was very polite and well spoken. He is a credit to Northern Durham and their fine football team.
Kenny Browning (former head coach at Northern) is recruiting James (as well as A. J. Davis and Josh Gattis) . Coach Pate is recruiting Northern players for NC State.
As a side note, Coach Merrill aid that the Wake Forest staff is working very hard recruiting kids at his school. Davis has listed Wake Forest in his top 5.
Inside Carolina hopes to bring you an interview with A.J. Davis and Josh Gattis next week.