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Chart: Closer look at James Gillum

  • August 9, 2012 - 9:08 PM

JAMES GILLUM FILE

Age: 21

Year: Junior

Position: Running back

Listed size: 5-11, 204 pounds

On the field: Graduate of Pearl River (La.) High School, where he led the state in rushing with 2,213 yards as a sophomore. ... Enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Junior College and rushed for 2,300 yards combined in two seasons. ... Signed with the Gophers, enrolled in January and participated in spring practice. Is considered a strong contender to earn the starting running back job for Minnesota this season.

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