Mississippi State

Long Beach’s James headed to Motor City

Mississippi State NT Nick James
Mississippi State NT Nick James Hailstate.com

Mississippi State nosetackle Nick James has agreed to terms with the Detroit Lions on Saturday.

James wasn’t selected in the seven-round, three-day draft.

In five seasons at MSU, James played in 46 games and made 15 starts. The 6-foot-5, 320-pound defensive lineman finished his collegiate career with 62 tackles, 6.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, one blocked kick and a forced fumble.

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