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Cameron Stephenson


Cameron Stephenson

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Cameron Stephenson
No. 53     Spokane Shock
Personal information
Date of birth: (1983-06-18) 18 June 1983 (age 31)
Place of birth: Sydney, Australia
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)Weight: 326 lb (148 kg)
Career information
College: Rutgers
NFL Draft: 2007 / Round: 5 / Pick: 156
Debuted in 2010 for the Hartford Colonials
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2009
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Cameron John-Ngaue Stephenson (born 18 June 1983) is an American football guard for the Spokane Shock of the Arena Football League (AFL). He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Rutgers.

Stephenson has also been a member of the Green Bay Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, New Orleans Saints, Jacksonville Jaguars, and San Diego Chargers.

Early years

As a young man Stephenson attended Hawthorne High School. At Hawthorne, he lettered three times in football, three times in track and field [56'8 shot, 163'4 disc] and once in basketball [16.7 pts, 18.2 reb. 3.8 asst]. While playing football as the team's starting left offensive tackle and also played defensive tackle and had 148 tackles/28.5 sacks in two years, earning All-Bay League honors in three season at offensive tackle and 2 time all CIF, 1st team Daily breeze, 1st team L.A. Times.

College career

He spent the 2002-03 seasons at Los Angeles Harbor College. At Harbor College, he started at defensive tackle for the Seahawks in 2002, 88 tackles/ 18.5 sacks/ 39 TFL's/ 57 QB hits, earning All-South Coast Conference second-team and all-state honors. He had one major injury in his career in 2003, when he missed the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury in the season opener vs. Saddleback College. 4 tackles /2.5 sacks to end his junior college career. Became a highly touted prospect and turning down several high profile college football powers for Rutgers.

After graduating junior college, he accepted a scholarship to attend Rutgers University, switching between offensive and defensive line before settling in as a starter at right guard in 2006. At defensive line 38 tackles/ 7.5 sacks/ 21 TFL, senior year earned 2nd team all Big East, and was ranked top 10 in the nation at guard entering the draft.

Professional career

Pittsburgh Steelers

Cameron Stephenson entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (156th overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2007 NFL Draft.[1] However, he failed to make the team out of training camp and was released prior to the regular season.

Green Bay Packers

On 11 September 2007, Stephenson was signed to the Green Bay Packers' practice squad.[2] He was re-signed in the 2008 offseason, only to be waived on 23 July.

Philadelphia Eagles

Stephenson was claimed on waivers by the Eagles on 25 July 2008. He was waived by the Eagles on 23 August 2008.

New Orleans Saints

Stephenson was a member of the Saints' practice squad until he was signed by the Jaguars.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Stephenson was signed by Jacksonville Jaguars on 16 December 2008 when defensive tackle Tony McDaniel went on injured reserve. Appeared in games versus Baltimore and Indianapolis at LG. After spending the 2009 season on the practice squad, Stephenson was re-signed to a future contract on 5 January 2010.

He was waived on 7 July 2010.

Hartford Colonials

Stephenson was signed by the Hartford Colonials of the United Football League on 13 July 2010. Started at RG and was the backbone of the offensive line.

Spokane Shock

Stephenson was assigned to the Spokane Shock of the Arena Football League on 3 October 2013.


External links

  • Jacksonville Jaguars bio
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