James Cannida
No. 98, 97     
Defensive tackle/Offensive lineman
Personal information
Date of birth: (1975-01-03) January 3, 1975 (age 45)
Place of birth: Savannah, Georgia
Career information
College: Nevada
NFL Draft: 1998 / Round: 6 / Pick: 175
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1998–2001)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Games played     50
Games started     9
Tackles     32
Sacks     3.0
Fumble recoveries     1
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Tackles     13
Sacks     2.0
Fumble recoveries     2
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James Thomas Cannida II (born January 3, 1975) is a former American football defensive lineman who last played for the Dallas Desperados (2005–2007) in the Arena Football League.[1] He also played in the National Football League for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1998–2001) and the Indianapolis Colts (2002). Cannida is currently the seventh grade head football coach at Scoggins Middle School in Frisco Independent School District.[2]

High school yearsEdit

Cannida attended American High School in Fremont, California and was a student and a letterman in football and basketball. In football, he was an All-League selection and an All-East Bay selection.


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