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Fourth Time's the Charm for James

Brandon James

When Brandon James returned a Charleston Southern kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown, an unbelievable statistic made its way around. How could it possibly have been 10 years since Florida had returned a kickoff for a touchdown? Ask the senior and he would tell you it hadn't been. Three previous times during his Gator career James had taken a kickoff to the endzone, only to lose the TD to a penalty.

Brandon James admitted he was apprehensive about a penalty spoiling his moment again Saturday night, but once it became clear there wouldn't be any flags this time he was able to enjoy the accomplishment. He had company in his relief. "As soon as I came off the field (Urban Meyer) was like 'Finally, no penalties!'" said James. "He's just as happy as I am about... Recommended Stories