James Orth (6-3, 190) is the epitome of toughness. He dislocated his finger on the first play of one-on-ones. Instead of sitting on the sidelines “injured”, he taped it up and went back out to compete. In all, his testing combined with his great performance in one-on-ones made him one of the top performers in Oakland.
San Jose State offered the Central California WR last week at their camp. His father, Dave Orth, told BB.C that he wanted to get James to the Fresno State camp as well, but they fell on the same weekend.
Orth ran a 4.56 forty in Oakland to the surprise of many save himself. Considering his height, some schools might consider the WR/S as a TE or even a LB or DE. However, he showed on Saturday he has the route-running, hands, and speed to be a solid college receiver.
He talked with BB.C following the combine…
James Orth UA/Scout.com Combine Interview -- Watch Video
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