Calais Campbell

Calais Campbell

Infobox NFLactive
name=Calais Campbell

currentteam=Arizona Cardinals
currentposition=Defensive end
|birthdate=birth date and age|1986|9|1
birthplace=Denver, Colorado
college=University of Miami
* Arizona Cardinals (2008-present)
* First-team All-ACC (2006)

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 and number 7 overall defensive end by [ [ Calais Campbell Profile ] ] [ [ 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. [ [ Calais Campbell Profile - Football Recruiting ] ] Fact|date=April 2008 He chose Miami over Colorado State, Nebraska, Louisiana State, Michigan, Oklahoma, and San Diego State.


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.


External links

* [ Arizona Cardinals bio]
* [ Miami Hurricanes bio]

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