2 James Prater Jr.
2 James Prater Jr.
Height: 6-0
Weight: 244
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
High School: St. Francis DeSales
Position: DE
gp 10
tk 65.0
sac 9.5
int -
ffum -

Enters 2018 season fourth on Ashland's all-time tackles-for-loss list with 31...Named Street & Smith' preseason NCAA Division II All-American and Lindy's Sports first-team preseason All-Division II team.

2017: Had the most dominant season for an Eagle defensive lineman in a generation...Set new school record with 23 1/2 tackles for loss, and collected 63 total tackles, 10 sacks, an interception, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble...Tied program mark for single-game sacks with 3 1/2 at home vs. Saginaw Valley State on Nov. 11...Was second-team Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-Super Region 4 and All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference first team...Named GLIAC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 25 and Nov. 13.

2016: Collected 22 total tackles (13 solo), six tackles for loss, two sacks and a fumble recovery as a regular member of the defensive line rotation.

2015: Earned playing time in four late-season games as a true freshman...Recorded five total tackles (four solo), 1 1/2 tackles for loss and a sack.

High School: Was the team leader in tackles as well as team captain…Earned third-team All-Ohio honors, as well as all-district and All-Central Catholic League recognition…Earned two varsity letters each in football and wrestling. 

Recent Games
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 27 20
Assists 38 29
Tackles 65.0 49.0
Tackles per game 6.5 6.1
Sacks 9.5 8
Sack yards 49 40
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries - -
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Aug 30 Indiana (Pa.) L, 21-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Ohio Dominican L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wayne State W, 30-21 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Northwood W, 35-10 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Aug 30 Indiana (Pa.) L, 21-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Ohio Dominican L, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wayne State W, 30-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Northwood W, 35-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Aug 30 Indiana (Pa.) L, 21-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Ohio Dominican L, 24-17 - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wayne State W, 30-21 - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Northwood W, 35-10 - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17 - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7 - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6 - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17 - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Aug 30 Indiana (Pa.) L, 21-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Ohio Dominican L, 24-17 - - - - - 0
Sep 15 at Wayne State W, 30-21 - - - - - 0
Sep 22 Northwood W, 35-10 - - - - - 0
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21 - - - - - 0
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17 - - - - - 0
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7 - - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6 - - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17 - - - - - 0
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Aug 30 Indiana (Pa.) L, 21-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Ohio Dominican L, 24-17 - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wayne State W, 30-21 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Northwood W, 35-10 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17 - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Aug 30 Indiana (Pa.) L, 21-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Ohio Dominican L, 24-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wayne State W, 30-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Northwood W, 35-10 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Aug 30 Indiana (Pa.) L, 21-17 1 - - - - 0
Sep 8 at Ohio Dominican L, 24-17 1 - - - - 0
Sep 15 at Wayne State W, 30-21 1 - - - - 0
Sep 22 Northwood W, 35-10 1 - - - - 0
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21 1 - - - - 0
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17 1 - - - - 0
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7 1 - - - - 0
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6 1 - - - - 0
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17 1 - - - - 0
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7 1 - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Aug 30 Indiana (Pa.) L, 21-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 8 at Ohio Dominican L, 24-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 15 at Wayne State W, 30-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 22 Northwood W, 35-10 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Aug 30 Indiana (Pa.) L, 21-17 5 4 9.0 1 3 3 5 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 at Ohio Dominican L, 24-17 2 5 7.0 0.5 6 1.5 8 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Wayne State W, 30-21 2 5 7.0 1 9 1.5 11 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Northwood W, 35-10 4 3 7.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 at Ferris State L, 28-21 2 9 11.0 - - 1 3 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Saginaw Valley State W, 21-17 3 3 6.0 2 13 2 13 - - - - - - 2 - -
Oct 20 Michigan Tech W, 27-7 3 1 4.0 2 5 2 5 - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 27 at Davenport W, 31-6 1 2 3.0 1 3 1.5 3 - - - - - - 1 - -
Nov 3 at Grand Valley State L, 20-17 4 1 5.0 0.5 5 0.5 5 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 Northern Michigan W, 41-7 1 5 6.0 1.5 5 2 6 - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
2015-16 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Total 37 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
2015-16 4 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
2015-16 4 - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
2015-16 4 - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - 0
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - 0
Total 37 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
2015-16 4 - - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 12 - - - - - - - -
2018-19 10 - - - - - - - -
Total 37 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
2015-16 - - - - - - - - - -
2016-17 - - - - - - - - - -
2017-18 - - - - - - - - - -
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
2015-16 4 - - - - 0 .0
2016-17 11 - - - - 0 .0
2017-18 12 - - - - 0 .0
2018-19 10 - - - - 0 .0
Total 37 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
2015-16 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2016-17 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
2017-18 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
2018-19 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Total 0 0.0 - - - - 0 - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
2015-16 4 4 1 5.0 1.3 1 6 1.5 7 - - - - - - -
2016-17 11 13 9 22.0 2.0 2 15 6 22 - 1 0 - - 2 -
2017-18 12 42 21 63.0 5.3 10 62 23.5 104 1 1 0 1 0 8 -
2018-19 10 27 38 65.0 6.5 9.5 49 15 59 - - - - - 4 -
Total 37 86 69 155.0 4.2 22.5 132 46 192 1 2 0 1 0 14 -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 10 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
September 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 10 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 10 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 5 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 4 - - - - - - - 0
-
August 1 - - - - - - - 0
September 4 - - - - - - - 0
October 3 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 10 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 5 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - -
Losses 4 - - - - - - - -
-
August 1 - - - - - - - -
September 4 - - - - - - - -
October 3 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
August - - - - - - - - - -
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 10 - - - - 0 .0
Conference 8 - - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 - - - - 0 .0
Away 5 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 6 - - - - 0 .0
Losses 4 - - - - 0 .0
-
August 1 - - - - 0 .0
September 4 - - - - 0 .0
October 3 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 - - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
August 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 10 27 38 65.0 6.5 9.5 49 15 59 - - - - - 4 -
Conference 8 20 29 49.0 6.1 8 40 10.5 46 - - - - - 4 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 16 16 32.0 6.4 6.5 26 9 29 - - - - - 3 -
Away 5 11 22 33.0 6.6 3 23 6 30 - - - - - 1 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 14 19 33.0 5.5 7.5 35 9 38 - - - - - 4 -
Losses 4 13 19 32.0 8.0 2 14 6 21 - - - - - - -
-
August 1 5 4 9.0 9.0 1 3 3 5 - - - - - - -
September 4 10 22 32.0 8.0 1.5 15 4 22 - - - - - - -
October 3 7 6 13.0 4.3 5 21 5.5 21 - - - - - 4 -
November 2 5 6 11.0 5.5 2 10 2.5 11 - - - - - - -