MOBILE, Ala. - University of Miami running back Mike James has been invited to play in the 2013 Senior Bowl, the bowl announced Wednesday.
It will be James' second postseason college bowl invite; the Haines City, Fla., native rushed for 21 yards in the 2013 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl held on Jan. 19 in Carson, Calif.
James will be the 63rd Miami Hurricane to play in the Senior Bowl and the first Canes running back since Cleveland Gary in 1989.
James started all 12 games at running back for the Hurricanes in 2012, finishing as the team’s second-leading rusher with 642 yards and six touchdowns. The Haines City, Fla., product concluded his career with 1,386 rushing yards and 17 scores, while catching 67 passes for 585 yards and five touchdowns. He was one of 11 FBS players named to the 2012 AFCA Allstate Good Works Team in September.
The 2013 Senior Bowl, which is played annually at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, will kick at 4 p.m. ET on Sat., Jan. 26 and will be televised on the NFL Network.