Former Wisconsin defensive end Erasmus James, a first-round pick in 2005, has turned up in the Indoor Football League.
The 2004 Big Ten Player of the Year, James has been signed by the IFL’s New Mexico Stars. James hasn’t played professional football since 2008, when he was with the Washington Redskins.
The Minnesota Vikings selected James with the 18th overall pick nearly seven years ago. He played for the Vikings from 2005-07 before his lone season in Washington. Erasmus James profile