- Cameron Stephenson
currentpositionplain=Guard / Center
birthdate=birth date and age|1983|6|18
Green Bay Packers(2007-2008)*
Philadelphia Eagles(2008-present):*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
* No notable achievements
Cameron Stephenson (born
June 18, 1983in Sydney, Australia) is an American football offensive linemanfor the Philadelphia Eaglesof the National Football League. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelersin the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college footballat Rutgers.
Stephenson has also been a member of the
Green Bay Packersand the Philadelphia Eagles.
As a young man Stephenson attended Hawthorne High School. At Hawthorne, he lettered three times in football as the team's starting left
offensive tackleand also played DTand had 86 tackles/13.5 sacks in two years, earning All-Bay League honors in each season at offensive tackleand 2 time all CIF, 1st team Daily breeze, 1st team L.A. Times.
He spent the 2002-03 seasons at
Los Angeles Harbor College. At Harbor College, he started at defensive tacklefor the Seahawks in 2002, 78 tackles/ 9.5 sacks/ 29 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 line28 tackles/ 4.5 sacks/ 8 TFL, senior year earned 2nd team all Big East, and was ranked top 10 in the nation at guard entering the draft.
Cameron Stephenson entered the NFL as a fifth-round pick (156th overall) of the
Pittsburgh Steelersin the 2007 NFL Draft. [ [http://news.steelers.com/article/76059/ Official site of the Pittsburgh Steelers - Article ] ] However, he failed to make the team out of training camp and was released prior to the regular season.
Green Bay Packers
September 11, 2007, Stephenson was signed to the Green Bay Packers' practice squad. [ [http://www.packers.com/news/releases/2007/09/11/2/ Packers.com » News » Press Releases » September 11, 2007: Packers Sign QB Bell, G Stephenson To Practice Squad ] ] . He was re-signed in the 2008 offseason, only to be waived on July 23.
Stephenson was claimed on waivers by the Eagles on
July 25, 2008. He was waived by the Eagles on August 23, 2008.
* [http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/team/Roster.html Philadelphia Eagles bio]
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