|Date of birth:March 7, 1988|
|Place of birth: Baytown, Texas|
|Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)||Weight: 200 lb (91 kg)|
|Undrafted in 2011|
|Debuted in 2011 for the Dallas Cowboys|
|* Dallas Cowboys ( 2011)*|
|Roster status: Active|
|Career highlights and awards|
Cleveland ranked second in the nation for receptions per game, and sixth in receiving yards per game for the 2009 season. He was named the 2009 Conference USA Newcomer of the Year. James Cleveland joined Houston as a transfer student, having played for Iowa in the past.
- 2009 Houston Cougars football teamJames signed with the Dallas Cowboys on August 1, 2011
- ↑ "Conference USA Announces Football Players of the Year". Conference USA. 2009-12-09. http://conferenceusa.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/120909aae.html. Retrieved 2009-12-09.
- ↑ "Iowa dismiss Cleveland, Nelson after arrests on drug charges". USA Today. 2008-03-06. http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/football/2008-03-06-2460149653_x.htm. Retrieved 2009-12-09.
- ↑ "Iowa dismisses former Glenville High quarterback facing drug charges". The Plain Dealer. 2008-03-06. http://blog.cleveland.com/sports/2008/03/iowa_dismisses_former_glenvill.html. Retrieved 2009-12-30.