Know About Derwin James; Stats, Injury, Draft, Jersey, College, Dating

Published Date: 18 Nov, 2019 Updated date: 18 Nov, 2019 By Celebs Podium

After an opening 2018 season with the Los Angeles Chargers, Derwin James had a bad time dealing with a stress fracture in his right foot in the 2019 season. Following the injury, he was placed on the injured reserve on 1 September 2019.

Derwin James is an American football strong safety who currently plays for the National Football League (NFL) side, Los Angeles Chargers. Previously, he enjoyed a college football at Florida State.

Derwin James Short Bio: Age, Parents, Height, College

The 23-years-of-age player was born on 3 August 1996 as Derwin Alonzo James Jr. in Haines City, Florida, the United States. He is the son of his parents, Derwin James and Shanita Russell.


Derwin James wishes Mother’s Day to his mom on 12 May 2019 (Picture: Derwin’s Instagram)

About 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88 m) tall in height, Derwin James enrolled at the Auburndale High School in Auburndale, Florida before transferring to his hometown Haines City High School in Haines City, Florida. Later on, he committed to Florida State University to play college football after receiving a scholarship offer following his freshman year in high school.

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NFL Draft, Stats

He was selected by the Los Angeles Chargers in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Eventually, on 1 June 2018, he signed a fully guaranteed four-year, $12.38 million-worth contract with the team that includes a signing bonus of $7.09 million.


Catch Derwin James’ NFL career stats (Picture: Pro Football Reference)

Derwin appeared in his Chargers’ jersey for the first time in his side’s season-opener against the Kansas City Chiefs. In the game, he recorded three combined tackles, broke up two passes, and made his first career sack on quarterback Patrick Mahomes in their 38-28 loss. Furthermore, the young player collected nine combined tackles, deflected a pass, and made his first professional interception during a 35-23 loss at the Los Angeles Rams on 23 September 2018.

Is He Dating Anyone?

As far as now, the American football safety remains single. Besides, there are no dating and relationship rumors of his on the internet. He seems to be completely occupied on caressing his newly started professional NFL career.

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Some Interesting Facts About Derwin James

  • He is a cousin of Vince Williams and Karlos Williams, both former Florida State Seminoles players, and Mike James, a former Miami Hurricanes running back.
  • Derwin was named to his first Pro Bowl in his rookie year on 18 December 2018.
  • He was ranked No. 31 on the NFL Top 100 players of the 2019 list.  
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