Florida State safety James will not play in Orange Bowl
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State safety Derwin James will not play in the Orange Bowl on Dec. 30 against No. 6 Michigan.
James suffered a torn meniscus in his left knee during the second half of the 10th-ranked Seminoles Sept. 10 win over Charleston Southern. James had been doing some on-field running last month but coach Jimbo Fisher ruled him out for the bowl game on Thursday.
James came into the season considered one of the top sophomores in the country after finishing second on the team in tackles in 2015. He had an interception in the Sept. 5 win over Mississippi.
Fisher also said that quarterback Malik Henry is transferring. The freshman did not play in any games and was suspended for a month earlier in the season due to a violation of team rules.
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