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Football Vs Oklahoma State, The Insight Bowl 2007
Football Vs Ball State 2007
Football Vs Illinois 2007
2007 (Junior): Appeared in 12 of the team's 13 games with three starts ... finished the year fourth on the team with 26 receptions and 268 yards ... added a pair of touchdowns and averaged 10.3 yards per catch ... led the team with 456 kick return yards and an average of 25.3 yards per kick return ... average ranked fourth in the Big Ten and 28.6 mark in league games was a conference best ... ended the campaign fourth on the team with 724 all-purpose yards ... posted a team-best 70 yards with a 30-yard TD grab in the Insight Bowl ... returned four kicks for 161 yards, the third-highest single-game total in school history, and raced a kick back 91 yards for first career kick return TD at Northwestern ... earned Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week honors for his efforts, as he also made a diving play at the goal line to pin NU at the one on a Michael Hines punt ... returned six kicks for 159 yards, the fourth-highest single-game total in Hoosier lore, including a 63-yarder at Michigan State ... made a pair of catches for 39 yards, including a 30-yard touchdown, against Illinois.
2006 (Sophomore): The Hoosiers' second-most productive receiver, grabbing 40 passes for 401 yards ... top game of the season came at Minnesota, as the sophomore grabbed a season-high seven catches and recorded a season-best 61 yards ... played a crucial role in IU's upset victory over No. 15/13 Iowa, as he hauled in a 38-yard pass to help set up a touchdown ... also added five catches for 32 yards against No. 2 Michigan and five grabs for 51 yards against Western Michigan.
2005 (Freshman): Caught 27 passes for 335 yards and three touchdowns ... nabbed a career-high nine passes for 65 yards at Iowa ... added a career-long 46-yard touchdown reception at Wisconsin ... closed the game with three receptions for 63 yards ... first career college touchdown came on an 18-yard reception against Nicholls State, a game in which he finished with two catches for 40 yards ... one of the top comeback stories in college football in 2005, finishing as the team's fourth-leading receiver after his involvement in a March 2005 auto accident that forced him to spend two weeks in a hospital and another two weeks in a wheelchair.
2004: Redshirted the 2004 season.
Prep/Personal: Joined the Hoosiers as a three-star prospect out of Denby High School at wide receiver, according to Rivals.com, and ranked as the 78th-best receiver in the nation by the web site as well ... had 44 catches for 817 yards and 12 touchdowns as a senior and was recognized as a member of the Detroit Free Press Dream Team, consisting of the state's top 22 players ... a Fab 50 selection in the state of Michigan by Mick McCabe and was All-Detroit first team as selected by the Detroit Free Press ... born on July 14, 1986, James Anthony Bailey is a general studies major.
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