James  Stone

64James Stone


Nashville, Tenn.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 291



  • 2013 Phil Steele Preseason Second Team All-SEC
  • 2010 Sporting News Freshman All-America team
  • 2010 Football Writers Association of America Freshman All- America team
  • 2010 Rivals.com Second Team All-America selection
2013 - SENIOR
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  • Games/Starts: 12/12
  • Started final 24 games in a row (23 as center and one at left guard) as including all 12 games as a senior
  • Part of offensive line that helped Vols to 2,261 rushing yards, the most by UT since 2004
  • Started at left guard for first time since 2011 in win over #11 South Carolina (10/19), played most of game at center
2012 - JUNIOR
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  • Games/Starts: 12/12
  • Regained starting center role in preseason camp after starting first six games of 2011 at center
  • Started all 12 games in 2012 at center
  • A left-hander, Stone is snapping under center with right hand and shotgun snaps with left hand
  • Helped offense to 475.9 yards per game (20th in NCAA), 315.6 yards of passing offense (15th in NCAA), just eight sacks allowed (0.67 per game/fourth in NCAA)
  • Vols have had five games with 500-plus yards of total offense, the most since posting six in 1997
  • Aided offense to school-record 718 yards vs. Troy (11/3)
  • Helped Vols to 633 yards of total offense vs. Akron (9/22) including 232 rushing
  • UT is 10-8 when he starts at center

  • Games/Starts: 9/7
  • Had started 12 games in a row, 11 at center (UT was 7-4 in those games) and one game at left guard
  • Part of line that helped UT to 332 yards per game this season including two games with 500-plus yards
  • Games/Starts: 12/8
  • Selected to the Sporting News' and Football Writers Association of America's Freshman All-America teams
  • Also honored as a Rivals.com Second Team All-America selection
  • Saw action in 12 games and started eight as a true freshman, including five starts at center and three at left guard
  • Bounced around on the offensive line before settling in and starting the final five games at center
  • In November, UT only allowed six sacks, including zero at Memphis
  • Assisted in Tauren Poole's efforts to tie for the lead the SEC with six 100-yard rushing game
  • Aided UT's season-high 537 yards of offense vs. UT Martin
  • Part of an offensive line that was the only one in NCAA FBS to start three true freshmen in a game this season (Memphis)
  • Tennessee AA Lineman of the Year
  • Tennessee Sports Writers All-State first team
  • Tennessee Class 2A Mr. Football Lineman
  • All-Mid-State and member of the Tennessean's Dandy Dozen
  • Ranked as the No. 4 prospect in Tennessee and the No. 7 offensive guard in the nation by Rivals.com
  • Rated as the No. 32 offensive tackle in the nation by Scout.com
  • Competed in the 2010 Under Armour All-America Game
  • As a junior, amassed 52 tackles, 12 tackles-for-loss, eight sacks and three fumble recoveries primarily at defensive tackle
  • Recipient of the prestigious William Hume Award as Metro Nashville's Top High School Scholar-Athlete
  • Coach at Maplewood High School: Ralph Thompson
  • Full Name: James Robert Stone
  • Born on April 26, 1992 in Nashville
  • Son of Nancy Drumgoode
  • Majoring in Communications


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