James Alford is a big-time addition to the Cats team. He is a player that could compete for a starting spot this Spring. We caught up with him to get more of his thoughts on commiting to UA and what his plans are for his time in Tucson. He is currently back in his home of New Orleans watching his new coach's former defense prep for the Sugar Bowl. Many of OU's players have told James just what kind of coach he is getting."/>

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<a href="http://scout.theinsiders.com/a.z?s=148&p=8&c=1&nid=784526">James Alford</a> is a big-time addition to the Cats team. He is a player that could compete for a starting spot this Spring. We caught up with him to get more of his thoughts on commiting to UA and what his plans are for his time in Tucson. He is currently back in his home of New Orleans watching his new coach's former defense prep for the Sugar Bowl. Many of OU's players have told James just what kind of coach he is getting.

Height: 6-2 Weight: 231 40 time: 4.47 From: Metairie, Louisiana High School: East Jefferson "Tommie Harris, Derrick Strait, and Tony Cade all came up and were telling me that I was going to play for a hell of a coach. All of his guys really respect him and I am very excited to play for him." James went on to say what coming to Tucson means to him. "I am real excited about it. I feel like not...

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