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Draeland James


Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205


Government & Law

Draeland  James


Three Named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society

Albershardt, James and Searfoss selected for national honor


Leopards Place 28 Student-Athletes on Academic Honor Roll

Albershardt, Chuma, Crossan each post 3.93 semester GPA's


The Real Deal: Prepared for the Future

Football senior Draeland James hopes to parlay his summer internship into a career


Leopards Shut Down Georgetown, 17-3

West runs for 117 yards; Defense holds Hoyas to 11 first downs


No. 15 Villanova Tops Leopards, 31-14

Lafayette had 342 yards of total offense


Lafayette Football Banquet 2017

Photos by: Nicole Palmasano


Lafayette Football vs. Lehigh

Lafayette Football vs. Lehigh (11/19/16)


Lafayette vs. Georgetown

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Holy Cross

Photos by Rick Smith


Lafayette vs. Villanova

Photos by Rick Smith

2015: Started in one game before season was cut short due to a leg injury...named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.5 GPA.

2014: Played in 10 games with eight starts at free safety...had five or more tackles in five games...made eight tackles in win over Georgetown (10/11)...registered a career-high 11 stops (six solo) vs. Holy Cross (10/15)...named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.33 GPA.

2013: Appeared in all 12 games, making six starts as a freshman, primarily at free safety...recorded 35 tackles and two interceptions on the season...had a season-high six stops in first career start at Harvard (10/19) and followed with six more at Holy Cross (10/26)...added five tackles against Colgate (11/9) and at Lehigh (11/23)...intercepted passes against Princeton (10/12) and Georgetown (11/2)...named to Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.25 semester GPA.

AT PROVIDENCE: Played corner, safety and wideout in high school...selected as All-Times Union Preseason Team and named Impact Player to Watch by Florida Times Union...garnered All-City Honorable Mention status...served as team captain as a track and field, he was named the school’s Most Outstanding Male Athlete and Most Valuable Sprinter...earned All-State status in sophomore and junior seasons...110 high and 300 intermediate hurdles state finalist while also competing in the 200m, 400m, high jump and triple jump during his career...honor roll student who served as a tutor within the football team...member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

PERSONAL: Son of Tyrone James and Cassaundra Anderson-James...born 1/15/95.