James Stevenson III
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James Stevenson III

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Franklinville, NJ

High School:
Delsea Regional

Last College:
Illinois

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 250

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

2005: Joined the Redbirds on August 6, 2005 ... Played in all 11 games, with four starting assignments at defensive end ... had a career high six tackles vs. Western Illinois ... recorded four tackles and a sack at Missouri State ... had a tackle in six straight games to end the regular season.

Illinois 2004: Played in four games ... recorded two total tackles, one solo during those four appearances ... also had one quarterback hurry.

Illinois 2003: Redshirted.

Delsea Regional HS: Ranked the No. 63 outside linebacker in the country by Rivals.com ... ranked among the Top-25 prospects in New Jersey by SuperPrep ... earned All-Area and All-Tri-County Royal Conference honors from his defensive end position as a junior and senior ... registered over 80 tackles and 8.5 sacks as a senior ... added 80 tackles, 20 tackles-for-loss and six sacks as a junior ... also a standout tight end, catching 10 touchdowns his final two seasons ... caught seven passes as a junior, six of which he took to the end zone ... averaged 15 yards per catch as a senior while scoring three times ... district champion in wrestling, finishing with a 29-7 record as a junior ... compiled over 235 career wins during his youth wrestling career ... High school coach was Sal Marchese.

Data: Full given name is James Woodrow Stevenson III ... son of James and Vivian Stevenson ... born July 31, 1984 ... has one brother, Shane, who played football at Princeton ... major: general student.