Sophomore (2014): Was selected as an honorable mention preseason All-American by USA Football ... Saw action in just five games before suffering a neck injury while making a tackle in the game at San Diego ... Averaged 40.6 yards on 21 punts with a long of 58 yards ... Had three punts of 50 or more yards and pinned three punts inside the 20 yard line ... Had three punts that were fair caught and only one that went for a touchback ... Was 9-of-10 on PAT kicks ... Missed on his only field goal attempt ... Was Hatters' co-special teams player of the week for his performance against Mercer.
Freshman (2013): Started all 11 games as the Hatters' punter and place kicker ... Was selected as an honorable mention All-Pioneer League player ... Was named co-PFL Special Teams Player of the Week following the Hatters' opening win over Warner ... In that game he scored the Hatters first points in more than 50 years with a 34 yard field goal ... He also scored a touchdown on an eight-yard run on a fake field goal attempt ... He was a perfect 4-of-4 on PAT kicks in the gam and averaged 36.4 yard on five punts ... For the season he averaged 38.7 yards on 73 punts with a long punt of 70 yards at Florida Tech (9/7) ... He had a total of 21 punts that were fair caught, 18 that were downed inside the 20 with just two touchbacks and had eight punts of 50 yards or better ... Was 6-of-13 on te year on field goal attempts with a long kick of 40 yards twice ... Averaged 46.5 yards on his only two kickoffs ... Was 16-of-18 on PAT kicks for the year ... Was named to the PFL Academic Honor Roll.
High School: Played at St. Thomas Aquinas High School … He saw time at punter, kicker, corner back, safety, and wide receiver … In 2011, he had a punt that went 79 yards … Member of the 2010 State and National Championship team that went 15-0 … Also played soccer ... Awarded second team Defense ... Was named to the Principal’s honor roll ... Played in high school with Major Wright, who currently plays for the Chicago Bears.
Personal: Full name is James Richard LaGamma ... Was born on November 8, 1993, in Plantation ... Parents are Lori and Richard LaGamma … Has one brother, Dillon (17) … Chose Stetson because of the quality education, football and the campus life … Considers his parents his greatest influence ... Is an Accounting major.