James Roe (American football)

James Roe
No. 9
Position: Wide receiver / Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1973-08-23) August 23, 1973
Place of birth: Richmond, Virginia
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school: Henrico High School
College: Norfolk State
NFL Draft: 1996 / Round: 6 / Pick: 186
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 23
Games started: 7
Receptions: 15
Receiving yards: 239
Touchdowns: 1
Player stats at NFL.com
Career Arena statistics
Receptions: 816
Receiving yards: 10,058
Touchdowns: 247
Tackles: 97
Interceptions: 8
Player stats at PFR
Player stats at ArenaFan.com

James Edward Roe II (born August 23, 1973) is a former American football wide receiver. He played for the NFL's Baltimore Ravens (1996–1998).

High school career

James Roe attended Henrico High School in Richmond, Virginia where he was an All-State and All-Richmond Metro honoree in football and an All-Richmond Metro honoree in basketball. James was also an All-Capital District honoree in track and field. James Roe graduated from Henrico High School in 1991. Reference VHSL Reference Guide & Richmond-Times Dispatch Archives.

College career

James Roe attended Norfolk State University from 1992 to 1995 and was voted All-CIAA three years in row. James Roe remains Norfolk State's all-time leading receiver, and holds three CIAA reception records for career reception yards, career reception touchdowns and single season reception TD.

National Football League career

Roe played for three years for the Baltimore Ravens, and ended his NFL career with 15 receptions for 239 yards (15.93 yards per rec. avg.), and a touchdown.

Arena Football League career

In nine Arena Football League seasons with the San Jose SaberCats, Roe caught 761 receptions for 9449 yards and 231 touchdowns. He received All-Ironman Team honors in 2003, 2004, and 2005, and was named Ironman of the Game in San Jose's ArenaBowl XVIII victory. After not starting the 2013 season with the team, Roe re-joined the SaberCats with two weeks remaining in the season.[1]


  1. "SaberCats All-Time Leading Receiver James Roe Returns for Remainder of 2013 Season". www.oursportscentral.com. OurSports Central. July 15, 2013. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
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