James relished role as returner

Brandon James knew he was overlooked coming out of high school. He was undersized and didn’t have blazing speed, but once he got to campus in Gainesville, he found a way to make an impact by leaning on his advanced field vision and elusiveness.
July 11, 2014

Tough Ending For Brandon James

The most successful senior class in Gator history will try to write a fitting final chapter to their Gator careers in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. One senior however will be watching from the sidelines on crutches knowing he played a major role in helping this group post 47 wins and win two BCS National Championships.
December 22, 2009

Senior Season has been Tops for James

The Florida Gators wide receiver Brandon James's senior season has not been filled with the individual success he has had in his first three years, but with three more wins, his recruiting class will go down as one of the most successful in UF history. As for James's individual legacy, he has already established himself as of the all-time greats for the Gators even with his down year.
November 23, 2009

James Always Looking to Improve

It is no surprise anymore when a team chooses not to kick the ball to Brandon James. Ever since he started playing for the Florida Gators in 2006, he has been tormenting opponents with his dazzling kick and punt returns. He has not gotten off to the start he would have liked, but James is confident that by the end of the season his numbers will be just as impressive as always.
September 23, 2009

Fourth Time's the Charm for James

When Brandon James returned a Charleston Southern kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown, an unbelievable statistic made its way around. How could it possibly have been 10 years since Florida had returned a kickoff for a touchdown? Ask the senior and he would tell you it hadn't been. Three previous times during his Gator career James had taken a kickoff to the endzone, only to lose the TD to a penalty.
September 6, 2009

Brandon James Wants to Go Out in Style

For a while last winter Brandon James contemplated ending his Gator career and taking his shot at the NFL. Florida's All-Time leader in kick return yardage quickly realized finishing his collegiate career was the right thing to do and he's ready to make it a year to remember.
August 15, 2009

James Wants to Spring Decisive Return

You could forgive Brandon James for wanting the Gators to lose the coin toss before Thursday night's game with Oklahoma. You see if Florida wins the toss the Gators will likely defer to the second half and end up kicking off to the Sooners.
January 5, 2009

Kid Dynamite can Explode at Anytime

He may the player that has made the biggest impact so far this season for the fourth ranked Gators. Brandon James is a package of dynamite on the field. He can take a kick and absolutely make something out of nothing better than the Gators have ever had. James returned his second punt for a touchdown this season on Saturday and believes he can do it every time he touches the ball.
September 24, 2008