28 James Lanier
28 James Lanier
Height: 5-7
Weight: 165
Year: Jr
Hometown: Westampton, N.J.
High School: Rancocas Valley
Position: DB
Major: Criminology

Career Highs Totals Opponent
Unassisted Tackles
8 10/5/12 at American Int’l College
Assisted Tackles
2 9/22/12 vs Pace
Tackles 9 10/5/12 at American Int’l College
Pass Breakups
1 4x, last 10/18/12 vs Univ. of New Haven
Forced Fumbles
1 9/8/12 vs Southern Conn. State
Fumble Recoveries
1 10/5/12 at American Int’l College

2012: Capital One Academic All-District I First Team, Northeast-10 Academic All-Conference. NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters. Played ten games, starting eight. Finished sixth on the team with 43 tackles, with 35 solo and eight tackle assists, including 1.5 tackles for a loss of five yards, adding three pass breakups, a forced fumble and fumble recovery. Ranked third on the team and 17th among NE-10 leaders for solo tackles. Played all eight NE-10 games and ranked fifth on the team with 37 tackles (30 solo), including 1.5 tackles for a loss of five yards, three pass breakups, a forced fumble and fumble recovery. Posted 24 stops (17 solo), including 0.5 for a loss of three yards, two breakups and a forced fumble in six home games. Ranked fourth on the team with 19 tackles (15 solo), including 1.0 for a loss of two yards, a pass breakup and fumble recovery in four road games. Had 17 tackles (12 solo), including 0.5 for a loss of three yards, two breakups and a forced fumble in the Skyhawks five wins. Posted three solo tackles and a forced fumble in shutout win over Southern Connecticut State (9/8). Has four stops (three solo) and a pass breakup in win at Saint Anselm (9/14). Registered five tackles (three solo), including 0.5 for a loss of three yards in win over Assumption (9/22). Finished with four tackles (three solo), including 1.0 for a loss of two yards at Bentley (9/28). Posted a career-high nine stops (career-best eight solo) and a fumble recovery at American International (10/5). Made seven solo tackles and broke up a pass in nationally televised matchup with #3 New Haven (10/18). Had four tackles (three solo) in NE-10 Championship weekend meeting with Southern Connecticut State (11/10).

2011: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Athletic Director's Honor Roll for fall semester. Played 11 games, starting one. Totaled 16 tackles, with 13 solo and three tackle assists, and a pass breakup. Made a season-high three solo tackles in season-opening win over Curry (9/2). Finished with a season-high matching three tackles (two solo) and a pass breakup at Pace (9/10). Registered two solo stops against American International (9/24). Posted a season-high matching three tackles (two solo) in win over Pace (10/15).

2010: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Appeared in all ten games. Totaled 11 tackles (eight solo) in his rookie season. Had a season-high four stops (three solo) against New Haven (10/2). Posted two solo tackles in win at Saint Anselm (10/30).

High School: 2010 graduate of Rancocas Valley Regional High School. Three year letterwinner for coach Sam Jenkins, serving as captain as a junior and senior. Earned All-Conference honors. Named Student-Athlete of the Week once. Also lettered in track and field.

Personal: Born December 30, 1991, in Willingboro, N.J. Son of Willie Lanier of Westampton, N.J. Has two sisters, Tammy and Penny. Majoring in criminology. Dean's List student is an Edwin Sutherland Criminology Honor Society member. Has worked as a Resident Assistant on campus. MOSAIC (Male Diversity Club) Club Facilitator and Community Service Representative. Football team's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) representative. Boys & Girls Club of Brockton Youth Diversion Program mentor. Has completed internships with Plymouth County (Mass.) District Attorney's Office, United States Marshals Service and Burlington County (N.J.) Superior Courthouse. Lists Bob Sanders as a favorite athlete.

Year GP UA A Tkls TLF-Yds Sacks-Yds INT-Yds BrUp QBH FR-Yds FF Blk Saf
2010 10 8 3 11 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0
2011 11 13 3 16 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0
2012 10 35 8 43 1.5-5 0-0 0-0 3 0 1-0 1 0 0
Totals 31 56 14 70 1.5-5 0-0 0-0 4 0 1-0 1 0 0