UB Running Back James Starks drafted by Packers

July 8, 2010 Updated Jul 8, 2010 at 3:29 PM EDT

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UB Running Back James Starks drafted by Packers

July 8, 2010 Updated Jul 8, 2010 at 3:29 PM EDT

Buffalo (WKBW.Com) UB Running Back, and Niagara Falls native James Starks is heading to the NFL after being selected by the Green Bay Packers in the 6th round of the draft on Saturday. Starks, the Bulls all-time leading rusher, was selected by the Packers with the 193rd overall pick.



Starks holds UB school records in yards rushing, touchdowns, and points scored, but missed his entire senior season because of a shoulder injury.



Starks joins Riverside product Mike Williams as Western New York natives selected in the draft today. Williams was selected in the 4th round by Tampa Bay.