Derwin James

  • Pos S
  • Height 6-3
  • Weight 211

Prospect Info

  • High School Haines City Senior
  • City Auburndale, FL
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H.S. Athletic Background

PERSONAL: Consensus top defensive back in the nation and a five-star recruit…committed to the Seminoles in 2012…rated the nation’s No. 1 safety by ESPN, Rivals, 247Sports and Scout…ranked the No. 5 player in the country and Florida’s top safety prospect by Rivals…rated the nation’s No. 4 overall player and the second-best prospect in Florida by 247Sports…ranked the sixth-best player in the country by Scout and No. 8 in the ESPN300…starred at safety in the Under Armour All-America Game on Jan. 2 where he led Team Highlight to a 46-6 victory…had 94 tackles and four interceptions in eight games for Haines City High School in 2014…added 11 receptions for 181 yards and two scores on offense…captured 2014 American Family Insurance All-USA Football Second Team honors and All-Florida First Team accolades…2014 Florida All-State Class 7A First Team selection…selected Florida State over offers from Auburn, Clemson, Florida and Miami...born August 3, 1996...majoring in sport management.


  • - Tackling 9
  • - Playmaking 9
  • - Frame 9
  • - Instincts 8
  • - Closing Speed 8
  • - Speed 8
  • - Size 8
  • - Ball Skills 7
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