James Cloud
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    James Cloud

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hackensack, N.J.

    High School:
    Hackensack

    Last College:
    Coffeyville CC

    Height / Weight:
    6-2 / 216

    Position:
    OLB

    Birthdate:
    05/08/1985

    Experience:
    5th


    Updated July 21, 2008

    2007: First-team all-conference and Honorable Mention Sports Network All-American...Led the conference in sacks (8.5) and tied for second among league-leaders in tackles for loss (14.5)...Led the Salukis in both of those categories...Tied for 35th in the nation in sacks...Had a season-high nine takedowns, including four for loss at Western Illinois...Posted his first career interception against Massachusetts in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Football Championship...Also had a pair of sacks in that game...Was the league's Defensive Player-of-the-Week on Nov. 4.

    2006: Played in six games...Recorded one tackle for a loss of six yards against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

    Prior to SIU: Did not see action at Coffeyville Community College in 2005...Redshirted in 2004.

    High School: Third-team all-state selection as a senior at Hackensack High in 2003...Also earned all-league and all-county honors in 2004 and 2005.

    Worth Knowing: Born May 8, 1985 in Hackensack, N.J....Son of Jerome and Jackie Cloud...Majoring in administration of justice..

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