Oregon running back LaMichael James picks up yard in the third quarter of the Ducks' 49-31 victory over UCLA in the Pac-12 championship game in Autzen Stadium in 2011. / Statesman Journal file Oregon running back LaMichael James, who helped the Ducks
By Rob Moseley By The Register-Guard NEW YORK — Oregon's LaMichael James, the school's all-time leading rusher, was chosen by the San Francisco 49ers with the 29th pick of the second round of the 2012 NFL draft on Friday. James, a Heisman Trophy
James is the first Duck to be selected in the second round or higher since T.J. Ward in 2010, and the pick sent Twitter into a frenzy.
LaMichael James is a San Francisco 49er! Its an interesting place for many reasons, as he will now be coached by Jim Harbaugh, and still terrorize fans in Seattle. He should make an excellent compliment to Frank Gore.
By AP View full sizeAP PhotoBoise State running back Doug Martin, right, was drafted ahead of Oregon Ducks running back LaMichael James. NEW YORK — The second round of the NFL draft begins Friday at 4 pm with St. Louis on the clock.