24 Corey James
At Navy: Enters the fall even with Caleb Lucas for second on the depth chart at cornerback ... made a smooth transition from slot back to corner in the spring ... seems to have found a home ... sure tackler and excellent in downfield coverage.
2009: Made his only appearance of the season in Navy's home-opening victory over Louisiana Tech before suffering a season-ending injury to his shoulder.
2008: Saw action in action in eight contests as a rookie ... primarily a special teams player, he returned nine kickoffs for 179 yards, an average of 19.9 yards ... missed the Army game, as well as the EagleBank Bowl contest against Wake Forest with an ankle injury ... returned Northern Illinois' only kickoff of the game 32 yards, his longest kickoff return of the year ... returned three kickoffs for 61 yards against Notre Dame, including a long return of 28 yards ... recorded two kickoff returns for 45 yards against Temple, including a career-long return of 29 yards ... returned one kickoff for 10 yards at Air Force in his first service academy game ... making just his second career appearance, he was inserted into the lineup at Wake Forest after John Angelo was injured on the opening kickoff of the second half ... returned a pair of kickoffs for 31 yards, including a 20-yarder on his first collegiate return ... carried the ball once for seven yards in Navy's win over Towson in the opener.
High School / Personal: A 2007 graduate of University Christian School, James attended the Naval Academy Prep School during the 2007-08 academic year ... earned three letters as a cornerback and running back ... served as team captain of the football team his senior year ... was named the team MVP the same season ... garnered all-city kudos as a junior ... awarded two letters in wrestling at 135 pounds ... member of the National Honor Society ... three-time rotary scholar ... father, Antonio, is a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy ... full name is Le-Brantley Corey James ... born Jan. 26, 1989, in Mobile, Ala. ... son of Antonio and Lamonica Perryman ... majoring in general science.