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Name  Cameron Stephenson
Positions  Guard
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Education  Rutgers University
College:  Rutgers
Weight  148 kg
Height:  6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Role  American football player

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Date of birth:  (1983-06-18) 18 June 1983 (age 32)
NFL draft:  2007 / Round: 5 / Pick: 156

Place of birth:  Sydney, Australia

Cameron John-Ngaue Stephenson (born 18 June 1983) is an American football guard who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Rutgers.

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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 [55'8 shot, 153'4 disc] and twice in basketball [8.3 pts, 11.2 reb. 3.8 asst]. While playing football as the team's starting left offensive tackle and also played defensive tackle and recorded 101 tackles/15.5 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, 74 tackles/ 13.5 sacks/ 21 TFL's, earning All-South Coast Conference second-team, all-state honors and entered the 2003 season as a Pre-season All American. 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. 2 tackles /1.5 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 32 tackles/ 4.5 sacks/ 11 TFL, senior year earned 2nd team all Big East, and was ranked 6th in the nation at guard entering the draft.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Cameron Stephenson entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (156th overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2007 NFL Draft.

Green Bay Packers

On 11 September 2007, Stephenson was signed to the Green Bay Packers' practice squad. 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. He was reassigned on 26 March 2014.

Los Angeles KISS

On 8 May 2014, Stephenson was assigned to the Los Angeles KISS. Played Fullback and Center.

References

Cameron Stephenson Wikipedia


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