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James Pitts
James  Pitts


Montclair, N.J.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185



Villanova: Possesses excellent cover skills; Expected to be one of the top corners in the CAA; A playmaker with great football instincts.

2009: Named third team All-CAA; Started all 15 games at corner and had 73 tackles (57 solo) to go with a team-high four interceptions, three tackles for loss, two fumble recoveries, one forced fumble and eight pass break-ups; Registered five tackles (four solo) and one interception versus Temple; Tallied four solo tackles, two tackles for loss and a forced fumble versus Lehigh; Recorded three solo tackles and one assisted stop at Penn; Posted two tackles and one interception against Northeastern; Made a career-high 15 tackles (career-best 13 solo) to go with one tackle for loss, one fumble recovery and one pass break-up versus William & Mary; Posted three solo stops and a pass break-up at New Hampshire; Had three total tackles and a pass break-up at JMU; Credited with one solo tackle, two assisted stops and two pass break-ups versus Rhode Island; Registered six solo tackles, three assisted stops and a pass break-up at Richmond; Had one interception returned 16 yards versus Towson; Tallied 10 total tackles and two pass break-ups versus Delaware; Totaled four solo stops against Holy Cross in first round of NCAA playoffs; Made two solo tackles against New Hampshire in NCAA quarterfinals; Had four solo tackles versus William & Mary in NCAA semifinals; Registered three solo tackles and two assisted stops against Montana in National Championship game.

2008: Played in 11 games and had five tackles and two interceptions; Made one solo stop versus Richmond; Tallied two solo tackles and his first career interception against Rhode Island; Registered two solo stops and a 65-yard interception return for a touchdown versus Towson.

Montclair High School: 2007 First team All-League; 2007 first team All-County; Team MVP; Third team All-Group I; First team All-League in baseball.

Personal: Liberal Arts major; Born 3/17/90 in Livingston, N.J.; Oldest of three children of James and Natalie Pitts; Father played baseball at Stockton State College.