LaMichael James

LaMichael James #23 of the San Francisco 49ers scores a 15-yard rushing touchdown in the second quarter against the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on January 20, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: 49ers RB James A Sleeper Super Bowl Hero?

If I had to pick one guy most likely to surprise at the Super Bowl, it would be LaMichael James.

01/22/2013

SANTA CLARA, CA - MAY 11: LaMichael James #23 of the San Francisco 49ers carries the ball during Rookie Minincamp at the San Francisco 49ers practice facility on May 11, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

LaMichael James Has Overcome Real Life Challenges

The story of the professional athlete overcoming a troubled past to make it to the pros is not uncommon. What makes LaMichael James story so unique is that he has been on himself for most of his life, and even after reaching the pinnacle of football, his past will continue to remind him how lucky he is.

12/11/2012

SANTA CLARA, CA - MAY 11: LaMichael James #23 of the San Francisco 49ers works out during Rookie Minincamp at the San Francisco 49ers practice facility on May 11, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: James Can Run, But Can He Block?

Rookie quarterback LaMichael James may get his first chance to play Sunday when the 49ers meet the Dolphins at Candlestick.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/05/2012

SANTA CLARA, CA - MAY 11: LaMichael James #23 of the San Francisco 49ers works out during Rookie Minincamp at the San Francisco 49ers practice facility on May 11, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

LaMichael James Is The Answer To The 49ers’ Problem

When the 49ers drafted running back LaMichael James, both he and the team probably didn’t figure that he would not play through the first 12 weeks of the season. There is still no ETA on when he will play, but with an injury to Kendall Hunter, the team figures to turn to the rookie who can offer the team the same things that Hunter did to help make the offense so effective.

12/05/2012

Brandon Jacobs #45 of the San Francisco 49ers gets pushed out of bounds after a twenty two yard gain by Jamarca Sanford #33 of the Minnesota Vikings in the first quarter during an NFL pre-season football game at Candlestick Park on August 10, 2012 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Unused 49ers RB Jacobs Tries To Explain ‘Hate Your Boss’ Twitter Post

49ers running back Brandon Jacobs posted advice on Twitter with a reference to never working “in a place where you hate your boss so much, you should always be happy at work.” The hash tag: “YouLiveAndYouLearn.”

11/15/2012

Brandon Jacobs #45 of the San Francisco 49ers gets pushed out of bounds after a twenty two yard gain by Jamarca Sanford #33 of the Minnesota Vikings in the first quarter during an NFL pre-season football game at Candlestick Park on August 10, 2012 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

49ers RBs Jacobs, James Expected Back Soon

Brandon Jacobs balanced himself on crutches walking through the San Francisco 49ers locker room. LaMichael James strolled through with a backpack and a smile.

08/20/2012

Frank Gore #21 of the San Francisco 49ers points to the crowd before running onto the field for their game against the Cleveland Browns at Candlestick Park on October 30, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers’ Gore Still Driven Despite Accomplishments

Frank Gore may stand alone among all San Francisco 49ers running backs but he’s not done working.

07/30/2012

St. Louis Rams v San Francisco 49ers

49ers’ Gore Ready For Some Competition This Season

The three-time Pro Bowl running back is taking part in San Francisco’s offseason workouts, arriving far earlier than usual to the Bay Area from his home in south Florida to get to work.

05/29/2012

LaMichael James. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Undrafted Talent In The NFL, New Weapon For Niners

More college free agents made NFL rosters last year than ever before. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew he expects the trend to continue.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/07/2012

LaMichael James. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

49ers Select Oregon RB James In 2nd Round

The San Francisco 49ers have selected Oregon running back LaMichael James with the 61st overall pick of the NFL draft in the second round, adding depth behind Frank Gore.

04/27/2012

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