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Player Bio: James Hugo :: Football

  James Hugo
James Hugo
Player Profile
RS Senior

The Woodlands, Texas

High School:
Oak Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 266




Arizona: 3L... One of Arizona’s veterans at tight end entering 2002 fall practice... Played in 10 games and started five during the 2001 season... Had nine catches for 56 yards, a 6.2 yards-per-catch average, and one touchdown... Had a season-best four catches for 18 yards versus Idaho... Caught a 12-yard touchdown pass from Jason Johnson to cap a 9-play, 76-yard drive at the end of the first quarter in the UNLV game... Had three receptions for 27 yards in the 2001 Red-Blue game... Arizona head coach John Mackovic likes Hugo at tight end because he has a big body and “doesn’t drop any balls”... Played in all 11 games and saw extensive action in 2000 at tight end without a catch... Earned starts against Utah, UCLA and Arizona State... Played about 25 percent of the snaps in Arizona’s ‘heavy’ formations... One of the most improved players on the squad following spring 2000 practice... Saw action in all 12 games for Arizona in 1999 as a member of the special teams unit... Showed promise as a redshirt in 1998... Won the Champion Award for top offensive scout team player... Recruited as a tight end prospect although some schools recruited him as a defensive end...

High School: Oak Ridge High School, Conroe, Texas, 1998... Earned three letters for coach Roger Holtkamp... Lettered twice in baseball... Team football captain his senior year... Earned regional acclaim in Texas for his blocking ability on a mostly running team... Had a reported 4.65 time in the 40-yard dash, which was appealing to Arizona... Listed on several Texas top-100 prospect lists... Also played outside linebacker... Pepsi Player of the Year for the 4A Conference in 1997... All-state honorable mention accolades his senior year... Second-team all-county selection as a junior and first-team all-county and all-district honoree on both offense and defense his senior year.