May 16, 2012

James graduating on Thursday

During the recruiting process there were academic concerns surrounding Nick James.

Once ranked among the top defensive tackles in the country, James stock dropped down to a three-star during the final Rivals rankings. But the Mississippi State signee changed schools during his senior year and should be joining the rest of the 2012 class in Starkville this summer.

"Things are going pretty good," James said. "I've got graduation on Thursday and after that I'll just be working out heavily until June 1st."

The former Long Beach, Miss., standout transferred to a school in Jackson where he completed his remaining credits in order to qualify.

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