When the 49ers drafted former Oregon All-America running back LaMichael James, they gushed about his college career and his potential in the NFL.After drafting James and Illinois wide receiver A.J. Jenkins, Niners GM Trent Baalke said: "What we've tried to do is add speed and explosiveness to this offense and to this football team. With these two picks we've done that."Jenkins never did, but James, the 5-foot-8, 190-pound playmaker, did -- on the rare occasions he was allowed to touch the football.Although he's carried the ball just 39 times over 14 regular-season games in two seasons, James has a 4.7-yard average per carry while also averaging 9 yards on just five receptions. He's also been an explosive returner of both punts (10.9 average) and kickoffs (28.4).Which is why it will be a shame for both the 49ers and James if the team decides to part ways with the player who was taken in the second round of the 2012 draft. Seemingly, the coaching staff should have been able to find more opportunities for James to make plays, even with the presence of Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter in the backfield.Yet now, as the 49ers have begun their offseason conditioning program, James is on the...