Currently plays for the Buffalo Bills. Super Bowl Champion (2013). In Conjunction with Mekka Don.
Career Highlights and Awards
- Super Bowl Champion (2012)
- 2x AFC Champion (2011, 2012)
- Third-team All-A-10 (2005)
- First-team All-A-10 (2006)
- Consensus I-AA All-American (2006)
- New York Jets (2007–2010)
- New England Patriots (2011)
- Baltimore Ravens (2012–2013)
- Detroit Lions (2014–2015)
- Buffalo Bills (2016 – Current)
James was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2007. James played for the New York Jets from 2008 - 2010. James then moved over to the New England Patriots where he became starting Defensive End from 2011 - 2012. James played college football at Massachusetts. James played at Amherst Regional High School where he was a two-time All-Western Massachusetts and All-League selection. James Ihedigbo played football at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst from 2002-2006. After arriving in 2002, Ihedigbo redshirted his first year. In the following season, he started 10 of 12 games for UMass, picking off 4 passes, making 3 tackles for loss and was named the team's most improved defensive player. In his third year at Massachusetts, Ihedigbo switched to strong safety from free safety and ranked sixth on the team in total tackles with 45. In his redshirt junior year, he was named to the Atlantic 10 conference third team and started at strong safety for a team which allowed the fewest points in all of Division I-AA football. He finished third in the conference in sacks with 7.5. As a senior, he was a candidate for the Buck Buchanan Award and a Walter Camp All-American as well as a senior captain.
When James is not playing football he endorses Music Artist Mekka Don.