86  Jeff Cameron
Jeff Cameron

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Marietta, GA

High School:
Lassiter HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 235

Position:
Tight End

Experience:
1L


Returns to his starting position after starting nine games for Memphis during the 2001 season ... Has lettered for two seasons for the Tigers ... Received the Glenn Jones 12th Man Award in the spring of 2002 ... 2001: Appeared in all 11 games in 2001 ... Had one pass reception for six yards in Tigers' win over UT-Chattanooga ... Had 20-yard reception for a key first down in Memphis' win over South Florida ... Had two catches in the Southern Mississippi victory ... Caught his first career touchdown pass in the UAB game when he hauled in a four-yard reception from Neil Suber ... Had two pass receptions for nine yards in the Tennessee contest ... Finished the season with 10 pass receptions for 71 yards and one touchdown ... His 20-yard pass reception against South Florida stood as his long catch of the season ... Was the squad's third leading receiver in the spring with five receptions for 92 yards ... Averaged 18.4 yards per reception in spring scrimmages ... Was the Tigers starter at tight end in 2001 ... 2000: Played in every game for the Tigers in 2000 and was a starter in the season finale against Tulane ... Had his first career pass reception in the season opener against Mississippi State ... Hauled in a 10-yard pass from Travis Anglin for a first down against the Bulldogs ... Had one catch in the UAB contest for 25 yards ... The 25-yard reception at UAB was a season and career long reception ... Also had catches against Louisiana-Monroe, Southern Miss and Houston ... Finished the season with six pass receptions for 73 yards ... Participated in 227 offensive plays for the Tigers in 2000 ... Worked as a member of the Tiger special teams and was credited with six tackles on cover teams ... Participated in 133 special teams plays during the 2000 season ... Had three special teams tackles in the UAB game in Birmingham ... Finished the season as the team's ninth leading tackler ... Battled back from a knee injury and worked his way to the number two spot at tight end for the fall of 2000 ... Had four pass receptions in the spring for 14 yards during scrimmages ... 1999: Was well on his way to a backup position behind Billy Kendall and the number two tight end slot in Memphis' two tight sets when he was felled by a knee injury in fall camp ... Spent several weeks in a brace and began rehab of a sprained MCL in October ... Was able to see limited duty in the Tulane game for his only playing time of the season ... Was involved in nine plays in the Tigers' 49-7 win over Tulane ... Made an immediate impact for the Tigers at tight end ... Has good speed and hands for a tight end ... Ran a 4.9 forty yard dash in the spring ... Bench pressed 350 pounds and had a squat of 455 pounds ... Is expected to see playing time this fall when the Tigers use a two tight end set ... Listed as the number two tight end after spring drills ... Had five pass receptions for 28 yards in the five spring scrimmages ... 1998: Was redshirted during the 1998 season and has four years of eligibility ... Spent the fall working as a member of the offensive scout team ... Traveled with the Tiger team last fall but did not participate ... Prep: Played tight end for Lassiter High School ... Was a high school teammate of former Tiger quarterback Stephen Galbraith ... Described by Pigskin Prep Football Magazine as an aggressive blocker with good hands ... Was listed as an top prospect by Pigskin Prep ... Named to Georgia's Top Prospect List ... Picked by Jeff Whitaker's Deep South Recruiting Magazine as a top prospect in Georgia ... Was an All-County selection as a junior ... Named by the Atlanta Touchdown Club as Player of the Week during the 1997 season ... Caught 14 passes for 83 yards and five touchdowns as a junior ... Bench presses 310 and squats 450 ... Has run a 4.7 40-yard dash ... An honor student ... Lettered in baseball ... Played for coach Marty Galbraith at Lassiter ... Born: 8/7/80 ... Son of David and Lois Cameron and Jan Cameron.

Statistics

ReceivingGNoYdsAvgTdsLG
200011/067312.2025
200111/810717.1120
Totals22/8161449.0125

Career Highs
Most Pass Receptions/Game: 2 vs Tennessee & Southern Miss(`01)
Most Yards Receiving/Game: 25 vs UAB (`00)
Longest Pass Reception: 25 vs UAB (`00)
Most Touchdown Receptions/Game: 1 vs UAB (`01)

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