Patience A Virtue For Illini Chris James

When a team is winning, everyone contributes. To win championships, reserves must step up and make great plays with the game on the line. The Illini football team got a glimpse of this Saturday when heroes throughout the squad helped produce an important victory over Michigan. One of those was reserve receiver Chris James, an almost forgotten man.
November 3, 2009

A Receiver named CJ

Chris James worked his way into the starting rotation last fall as a freshman receiver on the Illinois football team. Considering his quickness, good hands and overall athletic ability, CJ has a bright future. He also learned a great deal from his days in the Chicago Public League and talks about all of that and more in a recent interview.
April 6, 2007

The Class of 2006: Part II

Ron Zook's latest football recruiting class has great potential to upgrade Illini fortunes on the football field. Illinisports discusses the individual signees and their possible impact for the future in this second of two articles.
February 3, 2006

Chris James Comments on Illinois Visit

Illini commitment WR Chris James from Morgan Park High School in Chicago took his official visit to the University of Illinois campus this weekend. Read more in this update from IlliniBoard.com on how his visit went.
December 11, 2005

Weekend High School Football Roundup

The high school football season continued this weekend with many interesting matchups for Illini fans. Read this High School Football round up to see how Illinois Commitments and Recruits fared in this weekend of their high school season. Players with updates include Illinois commits Isiah Williams, Chris James, Garrett Edwards, and Michael Hoomanawanui.
September 18, 2005

Weekend High School Football Roundup

The high school football season continued this weekend with many interesting matchups for Illini fans. Read this High School Football round up to see how Illinois Commitments and Recruits fared in the first weekend of their high school season. Players with updates include Illinois commits Isiah Williams, Marques Wilkins, Chris James, and Garrett Edwards with a special appearance from Illinois Basketball Commitment Brian Carlwell.
September 4, 2005

A Novice's View: Morgan Park vs. Mount Carmel

On Saturday afternoon, IlliniBoard.com made the trip down to Soldier Field to watch Morgan Park take on Mount Carmel. The Mount Carmel Caravan, led by their junior quarterback Carter Kopach, took over the game in the second half and defeated Morgan Park 26-6. In his report of the game, Brumby takes a more detailed look at the three Morgan Park stars: OL Ramone Johnson, QB Demetrius Jones, and Illinois commit WR Chris James.
August 28, 2005