Football



1  James Caraway
James Caraway

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Topeka, Kan.

High School:
Highland Park

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
Cornerback


04/30/2012

Final Depth Chart of Wyoming Spring Football Announced

Cowboys begin fall practice Aug. 6

04/11/2012

Wyoming Defense Wins Second Spring Scrimmage by One Point in Sudden Death

Defense Defeats Offense by a Final Score of 64-63

04/04/2012

Wyoming Football Scrimmages for Over 100 Plays on Wednesday

Defense Defeats Offense by a Final Score of 72-41

03/29/2012

Cowboys Practice in Full Pads for the First Time This Spring

Wednesday's Practice Focused on Competitive Drills and Scrimmage Situations

03/21/2012

Cowboys Take to the Field for the First of 15 Spring Practices on Wednesday

A Sunny Sky and Temperatures in the Mid-50s Greet Cowboys on Opening Day of Spring Football

10/29/2011

Wyoming vs. San Diego State

Wyoming vs. San Diego State

08/25/2010

Cowboy Football 2010 Fall Scrimmage No. 4 - Photo Gallery

Images from the fourth scrimmage of fall practice for the 2010 Wyoming Cowboy Football team, Aug. 25.

08/21/2010

2010 Cowboy Football Fall Scrimmage No. 3 - Photo Gallery

Images from the third scrimmage of fall practice for the 2010 Wyoming Cowboys, Aug. 21.

UW This Season: A solid contributor on special teams and as a reserve defensive back in 2010, James Caraway enters this fall No. 2 on the depth chart at cornerback behind sophomore Marqueston Huff. Caraway was one of the most improved players on the Cowboy roster in 2011 spring camp. In addition to playing cornerback, he will compete for a starting spot returning kickoffs for the Pokes again this season. Caraway has played in 24 games over his first two seasons in the Cowboy program.

2010: Caraway appeared in all 12 games during his sophomore campaign as a reserve behind senior cornerback Marcell Gipson. He also played on special teams returning kickoffs. Caraway finished the season with two tackles and one fumble recovery. He also returned four kickoffs for 71 yards, with a long of 26 yards.

2009: Caraway played in 12 games as a redshirt freshman, with his primary contribution coming on special teams. He recorded four tackles on special teams. Offensively, he had one carry for one yard at Colorado and one reception for 12 yards versus Texas. His best game came in UW's come-from-behind victory at San Diego State where he recorded two solo tackles. He earned his first varsity letter.

2008: Redshirted.

High School: Caraway earned All-City honors as a senior from the Topeka Capital-Journal. His senior year he rushed for 839 yards, had 220 receiving yards and 400 combined return yards, while making 59 tackles on defense. His junior year, he rushed for 638 yards, had 200 receiving yards and more than 300 return yards and 30 tackles. He played multiple positions in high school at Topeka's Highland Park High. Caraway was the Scots leading rusher, played cornerback on defense and was his team's top return specialist. At the conclusion of his senior season, he played in the Scout.com Bowl, a national high school all-star game. Caraway was a National Honor Society member both his junior and senior seasons. He was also recruited by Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri. Caraway played for head coach Tony Canacari.

Personal: Born Sept. 10, 1989, he is the son of Annette and James Caraway Sr. Caraway is majoring in criminal justice.

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