- Finished his Seminoles career with 183 tackles, 15 tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, 19 passes defensed and three interceptions.
- Consensus All-American in 2017, including first-team honors from the Football Writers Association of America.
- Two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Back of the Week winner.
- As a freshman in 2015, won the Florida State Defensive Most Valuable Player and split Hinesman Team MVP honors with DE DeMarcus Walker.
Derwin James Reaches Up for the INT
Derwin James makes a sure handed grab to get the defense off the field in Day 16 of Training Camp.
Derwin James: At This Level 'You're Competing Against the Best'
Chargers Rookie Safety, Derwin James, talks to the media about his personal progress through Training Camp, what playing in his first game felt like, and what he hopes to continue improving on through Preseason.
Derwin James: "I Feel like I Got Better Today"
Safety Derwin James speaks to the media following the Preseason Week 1 game against the Arizona Cardinals.
Derwin James on His First Practice of Training Camp
Chargers First Round Pick addresses the media about his first full day of practice, team expectations for him, and learning from coaches and other teammates.
What Can We Expect from the Rookies at Training Camp?
Hayley Elwood and Chris Hayre discuss 3 rookies to be on the lookout for at Training Camp.
DDFP: Who Is the Chargers' Best Newcomer in 2018?
Dave Dameshek, Matt "Money" Smith and Handsome Hank break down all the offseason additions to the Los Angeles Chargers and determine which player will end up being the most impactful during the 2018 NFL season.
What Role Will Derwin James Play on Chargers Defense?
NFL Network's Willie McGinest discusses what Los Angeles Chargers rookie safety Derwin James will bring to the team's defense that will allow them to take over the AFC West.
Derwin James: Chargers' Defense Has a New 'Attitude' in 2018
Los Angeles Chargers rookie safety Derwin James joins NFL's Total Access to discuss what current players he studied throughout college, his upcoming rookie season, expectations for the team, and more.
Derwin James: "This Defense Has an Attitude"
Rookie Derwin James speaks to the media following the third day of minicamp about learning from the veterans, making plays in practice, and getting ready for training camp.
Derwin James Visits Dodger Stadium
Check out Derwin James throwing out the first pitch at Dodger Stadium.
Watch: Derwin James' First Practice
Check out highlights of Derwin James' first day on the chargers practice field.
Derwin James: "Today Was a Great Start"
Safety Derwin James speaks to the media following the first day of rookie mini camp.
Derwin James: "I Can't Wait to Bring Excitement to the City"
Derwin James talks about his journey and being excited to get out on the field.
24 Hours: Derwin James Arrives in L.A.
Go behind the scenes and check out everything Derwin James did on his first day as a Charger.
Derwin James Joins NFL Network LIVE in Studio
Los Angeles Charges No. 17 draft pick Derwin James joins 'NFL Total Access' and talks about his experience and being drafted.
Derwin James 1-on-1
Hayley Elwood talks with Derwin James about the feeling after being drafted, learning from Pro Bowl cornerback Casey Hayward, and more.
Derwin James Reads Heartfelt Letter from His Mom After Getting Drafted by the Chargers
Derwin James reads a letter from his mom after he was taken No. 17 overall by the Los Angeles Chargers in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Derwin James Introductory Press Conference
2018 First Round draft pick Derwin James speaks to the media for the first time as a Los Angeles Charger.
Chargers Select Derwin James No. 17 in the 2018 NFL Draft
The Los Angeles Chargers select Derwin James No. 17 in the 2018 NFL Draft.
On the Call with Derwin James
Go inside the Chargers draft room and listen to Tom Telesco and Anthony Lynn call Derwin James.
X's and O's: Derwin James Film Breakdown
Defensive Coordinator Gus Bradley breaks down 2018 first round draft pick Derwin James college film.
Tom Telesco on Selecting Derwin James in Round 1
Tom Telesco talks to Hayley Elwood after picking Safety Derwin James at number 17 in the 2018 NFL Draft.
Coach Lynn Excited to Get Derwin James at 17
Coach Lynn talks to Hayley Elwood after picking Safety Derwin James in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft.
Watch: First Look at Derwin James in the Chargers' Defense
Take a look at highlights of the Chargers' first round pick.
Instant Draft Grade Derwin James: A+
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks gives the Los Angeles Chargers an A+ for their selection of Florida State safety Derwin James.