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James Stigall 51
James Stigall

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Blue Springs, Mo.

High School:
Blue Springs

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 305

Position:
Offensive Lineman

Experience:
1l


  • 2006 1st-Team Academic All-Big 12

2007 OUTLOOK
A highly-regarded lineman who looks to gain more playing experience in 2007, likely serving as the understudy to Rimington candidate Adam Spieker ... Enters spring camp listed at No. 2 on the depth chart behind Spieker.

2006 SEASON
Got his first chance as a redshirt freshman to contribute to the cause ... Spent the season listed at No. 2 on the depth chart at center, behind 3rd-year starter Adam Spieker ... Saw action in 3 games on the season, seeing the field against Ole Miss, Ohio and Kansas State ... Is an outstanding student who earned 1st-Team Academic All-Big 12 honors in 2006.

2005 SEASON
Redshirt season ... Worked hard as part of the offensive scout team in practice each day, and also in the strength program to add 15 pounds to his frame.

HIGH SCHOOL
Widely regarded as the top offensive lineman in the state of Missouri, who was a two-way star on the line of scrimmage for the powerhouse Blue Springs High School program ... Ranked as the No. 15 offensive guard in the nation by Tom Lemming of ESPN.com ... Ranked by SuperPrep as the No. 25 overall prospect in the Midland region, and as the No. 33 offensive lineman in the nation ... Weighs in as the No. 39 offensive guard prospect in the country, according to Rivals.com ... Rivals also had him as the No. 6 overall prospect in the state of Missouri, regardless of position ... Was a 1st-Team all-state selection as a junior and senior, and also added 1st-Team KC all-metro, all-conference, all-area and all-district honors for both years, as well ... Was also his team's offensive lineman MVP each of his last two years ... Teamed with fellow 2005 MU signee Jaron Baston to help lead Blue Springs to Class 6A state championship as a junior in 2003, and consecutive conference and district championships in 2003 and 2004 ... Teamed with fellow 2005 MU signee Jaron Baston to help lead Blue Springs to Class 6 state championship as a junior in 2003, and consecutive conference and district championships in 2003 and 2004 ... Helped offense accumulate nearly 400 yards in the state title game in which Blue Springs defeated Hazelwood Central by a 53-0 count to cap off a perfect 13-0 season ... An excellent all-around athlete who also lettered in track for three years and basketball for two years ... High school coach - Kelly Donohoe.

PERSONAL
Son of Jeff & Sandy Stigall, with both parents being Mizzou alums ... Chose MU over Wisconsin, Kansas State, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kansas and Northwestern, among others ... Lists hobbies as sports, video games and working out ... Was an honor roll student at Blue Springs with a grade point average of just under 4.0 ... Academic interest lies in either political science or business.