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James Roe
No. 9
Position:Wide receiver / Linebacker
Personal information
Born: (1973-08-23) August 23, 1973 (age 50)
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
High school:Henrico (VA)
College:Norfolk State
NFL draft:1996 / Round: 6 / Pick: 186
Career history
As a player:
As a coach:
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games played:23
Games started:7
Receiving yards:239
Career Arena statistics
Receiving yards:10,058
Player stats at · PFR ·

James Edward Roe II (born August 23, 1973) is a former American football wide receiver and coach. He served as the offensive coordinator for the Baltimore Brigade of the Arena Football League (AFL) from 2017–2019. He played for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL) from 1996–1998.

High school career

James Roe attended Henrico High School in Henrico, 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 was drafted in the sixth round of the 1996 NFL Draft by the Ravens.[1] 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.[2]

In 2017, he became the offensive coordinator of the Baltimore Brigade.[3][4]


  1. ^ "1996 NFL Draft Listing". Retrieved 2023-03-30.
  2. ^ "SaberCats All-Time Leading Receiver James Roe Returns for Remainder of 2013 Season". OurSports Central. July 15, 2013. Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  3. ^ "Brigade Announce 2018 Coaching Staff". March 27, 2018. Retrieved March 27, 2018.
  4. ^ "BALTIMORE BRIGADE (0-1) @ CLEVELAND GLADIATORS (0-1)" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 28, 2018. Retrieved March 27, 2018.