Calais Campbell


Calais Campbell

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name=Calais Campbell


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currentteam=Arizona Cardinals
currentnumber=93
currentposition=Defensive end
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birthplace=Denver, Colorado
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heightin=7
weight=282
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college=University of Miami
draftyear=2008
draftround=2
draftpick=50
pastteams=
* Arizona Cardinals (2008-present)
status=Active
highlights=
* First-team All-ACC (2006)
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nfl=CAM208843

Calais Campbell (born September 1, 1986 in city-state|Denver|Colorado) is an American football defensive end for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Miami.

Early years

Campbell played his high school football at South High School in Denver, Colorado. Widely regarded as one of the nations top defensive end prospects, he was ranked the number 10 strongside defensive end by Rivals.com and number 7 overall defensive end by Scout.com. [ [http://miami.scout.com/a.z?s=13&p=8&c=1&nid=659730 Scout.com: Calais Campbell Profile ] ] [ [http://rivals100.rivals.com/viewprospect.asp?sport=1&pr_key=15122 Calais Campbell Profile - Football Recruiting ] ] He amassed a state-record total of 57 sacks in his career at South High School. Campbell also starred on the school's basketball team. Averaging 22.7 points (fourth best in Colorado), 16.0 rebounds per game (led the state) and 3.3 blocks per game, Campbell was an All-State basketball selection as a junior. [ [http://rivals100.rivals.com/viewprospect.asp?sport=1&pr_key=15122 Calais Campbell Profile - Football Recruiting ] ] Fact|date=April 2008 He chose Miami over Colorado State, Nebraska, Louisiana State, Michigan, Oklahoma, and San Diego State.

Personal

Campbell was born in Denver, Colorado to Charles and Nateal Campbell. He was raised with 7 siblings. He has 2 sisters, Kimba and Keyonne, and 5 brothers Jamar, Raj, Ciarre, Severin and Jared. Jared is currently a redshirt freshman safety for the Miami Hurricanes, Calais' alma mater. His brothers Ciarre and Raj played college football at Colorado State and Butte Junior College, respectively. Brothers Severin and Ciarre are current University of Montana, Grizz which play defensive end and cornerback, respectively.

References

External links

* [http://www.azcardinals.com/team/bio.php?PRKey=188 Arizona Cardinals bio]
* [http://hurricanesports.cstv.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/campbell_calais00.html Miami Hurricanes bio]


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