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Colby Cameron

Colby Cameron
No. 3     Fujitsu Frontiers
Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-04-05) April 5, 1990
Place of birth: Newbury Park, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school: Newbury Park High School
College: Louisiana Tech
Undrafted in 2013
Debuted in 2014 for the Fujitsu Frontiers
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Colby Cameron (born April 5, 1990) is an American football quarterback who currently plays for the Fujitsu Frontiers of the X-League. He played college football at Louisiana Tech University.

Contents

  • Early Years 1
  • Collegiate career 2
  • Professional career 3
    • Carolina Panthers 3.1
    • Fujitsu Frontiers 3.2
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Early Years

Cameron was born in Newbury Park, California to Stan and Cathy Cameron. His brother Jordan, plays tight end for the Cleveland Browns. His sister Brynn played basketball at USC. Cameron played high school football at Newbury Park High School. In his final two seasons he passed for nearly 5,000 yards and 47 touchdowns.[1] In his senior season, Cameron led the Newbury Park Panthers to the Co-Marmonte League Title with the Westlake Warriors and the California Division II High School semifinals.[2]

Collegiate career

Cameron redshirted in his freshman year at Louisiana Tech and played on the scout team.

Played sparingly in his second season at Louisiana Tech. He played in five games throughout the season passing for 142 yards on 14 completions. He also ran the ball 5 times for 20 yards.

Cameron started in 3 games in his sophomore season while splitting time with fellow quarterback Tarik Hakmi. During the 2010 season, Cameron completed 54 of 91 passes for 461 yards and a touchdown. He also had an onside kick recovery against San Jose State.

Prior to his junior season in 2011, his head coach, Sonny Dykes said that, "Cameron is not only light years ahead of where he was a year ago, but also ahead of any of Tech's quarterbacks from the 2010 spring."[3]

In 2012, Cameron set the NCAA record for most consecutive pass attempts in a single season without an interception. On November 10, 2012, Cameron broke Russell Wilson's NCAA record of 379 consecutive pass attempts in a career without an interception against Texas State with his 6th pass attempt of the night.

Following his senior season in 2012, Cameron was awarded the Sammy Baugh Trophy as the nation's top passer.[4]

Professional career

Carolina Panthers

Cameron went undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft. He was signed shortly after the draft by the Carolina Panthers on April 29, 2013.[5] On August 24, 2013, he was waived by the Panthers.[6]

Fujitsu Frontiers

Cameron is currently working in Human Resources for Fujitsu Ltd. in Japan while he plays for the company's team, the Fujitsu Frontiers of the X-League. Wearing jersey number 3, Cameron started his first game, leading the team to rout the Hurricanes 93-0 on Sunday, May 4, 2014, in the preliminary round of the Pearl Bowl tournament at Kawasaki Fujimi Stadium.[7]

References

  1. ^ LA Tech Player Bio: Colby Cameron
  2. ^ Bulldogs Add QB to Signing Class
  3. ^ Tech spring all about progress
  4. ^ Colby Cameron Wins 2012 Sammy Baugh Award
  5. ^ Carolina Panthers sign Colby Cameron
  6. ^ Henson, Max (August 24, 2013). "Panthers reduce roster". Panthers.com. Retrieved August 24, 2013. 
  7. ^ Ikezawa, Hiroshi (May 4, 2014). "Cameron settles in quickly as Frontiers thrash Hurricanes". japantimes.co.jp. Retrieved May 7, 2014. 

External links

  • Louisiana Tech Bulldogs profile
  • Rivals.com profile
  • ESPN.com profile
  • Carolina Panthers profile
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