Economou during a 2013 game
|Date of birth:December 6, 1988|
|Place of birth: Coram, New York|
|College: Southern Connecticut State|
|Undrafted in 2011|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Milwaukee Mustangs (2011)|
|Career highlights and awards|
| *3× All-Northeast-10 Conference
|Stats at ArenaFan.com|
Economou attended Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut. There he was a standout offensive lineman who was named an All-American, All-Region and All-Conference player. He was a starter at guard, helping lead the offense to rank second in the league in rushing and passing yards per game, and first in scoring and total offense.
Prior to the 2011 NFL Draft, Economou was projected to be undrafted by NFLDraftScout.com. He was rated as the 129th-best offensive lineman in the draft. He was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, he posted the following numbers during his pro-day workouts at Fordham University:
|Ht||Wt||40-yd dash||10-yd split||20-yd split||20-ss||3-cone||Vert||Broad||BP||Wonderlic|
|6 ft 4 in||342 lb||5.57 s||2.01 s||3.23 s||-- s||-- s||29 in||8 ft 8 in||24 rep|
Economou was with the Cleveland Gladiators in 2012.
Economou has re-signed with the Iowa Barnstormers for the 2013 season.
- ↑ "James Economou named Preseason All-American by Consensus Draft Services". www.sportingnewsct.com. Sporting News Connecticut. June 7, 2010. http://www.sportingnewsct.com/fallsports/football/college-football/james-economou-named-preseason-all-american-by-consensus-draft-services/. Retrieved November 27, 2012.
- ↑ "James Economou - Milwaukee Mustangs". www.mkemustangs.com. Milwaukee Mustangs. Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. https://web.archive.org/web/20110928135813/http://www.mkemustangs.com/roster/51/James%20Economou. Retrieved 2012-08-30.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "James Economou, DS #129 OG, Southern Connecticut State". www.NFLDraftScout.com. The Sports Xchange. http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=114983&draftyear=2011&genpos=OG. Retrieved November 27, 2012.
- ↑ "Southern Connecticut's James Economou Joins Milwaukee Mustangs Of Arena Football League". www.northeast10.org. Northeast-10 Conference. July 5, 2011. http://www.northeast10.org/sports/fball/2011-12/releases/7.5.11_-_Economou_Pro_Contract. Retrieved November 27, 2012.
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