Joined the men's basketball squad and began practice December 4 with the team after redshirting as a football player in 2008...Was the only player in the Southeastern Conference to be on a football and men's basketball roster in 2008...First player to play both sports at Vanderbilt since 1994-95 when Fred Baker played for both squads...Quickly became a crowd favorite for his defense and hometown ties...Adapted to the team and could see some playing time at either guard position in his sophomore campaign.
Played in 15 games in 2008...Scored three points in six minutes in his season debut on Dec. 29 against UT Martin...Scored in four other games...Tallied five points against Kentucky (2/12) and scored a career-high six points in a career-best 10 minutes vs. Siena (3/21).
Whites Creek High School:
Was a standout basketball player at local Whites Creek High School, where he scored over 1,500 career points and led the school to state tournament appearances in 2006 and 2007. Off the field/court, Graham became Whites Creek High School's first student to receive the prestigious William Hume Award from Nashville city schools for outstanding accomplishment by a football scholar athlete.
Jamie Donnell Graham... "JG"... Born Nov. 24, 1988 in Nashville... Has a younger brother, Jamonte... Raised by grandmother, Hattie Graham, following tragic 1996 death of mother, Jamie Denise Graham... An uncle, Whites Creek grad Odell Bradley, was basketball standout at IUPUI...Majoring in Educaton.