Starter in all 12 games at left tackle ... UCLA's rushing offense per game improved by over 40 yards per game from the previous season ... Helped pave the way for running back Joshua Kelley who rushed for 100+ yards in six games and finished 10th on the all-time UCLA single-season rushing list (1,243).
Starter in all 13 games at right tackle ... The offensive line group improved the team's rushing output by almost a full yard per carry from 2016 ... Rushing yardage, rushing touchdowns and rushing first downs all went up for the Bruins ... UCLA ranked third in the conference in total offense in 2017.
Came on to start the final seven games at right tackle ... Moved into the lineup following an injury to Kolton Miller.
Did not see game action in his first year in the program.
Listed as a four-star recruit by scout.com … Ranked as the No. 192 player in the nation on the Scout 300 list … ESPN.com’s No. 177 recruit in the nation … USA Today All-Utah team selection … PrepStar All-American … Listed as No. 15 offensive tackle in the nation and the third-ranked recruit in Utah by ESPN … Listed as four-star recruit by rivals.com and the third-ranked player in the state of Utah.
Parents: Marcus (deceased) and Angela James ... Has a younger brother and a younger sister ... His favorite athletes are the NFL's Jonathan Ogden and Kyle Long ... Earned a spot on the Athletic Director's Academic Honor Roll in Spring 2018.