Ian Campbell (American football)

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Ian Campbell
No. --     Free Agent
Defensive End
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-05-15) May 15, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth: Garden City, Kansas
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Cimarron H.S.,
Cimarron, Kansas
College: Kansas State
Undrafted in 2009
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 2x First-team All-Big 12 (2006, 2007)
  • 1x Second-team All-Big 12 (2008)
  • Honorable mention All-American (2006)

Ian Cade Campbell (born May 15, 1985 in Garden City, Kansas) is a former starting defensive end for Kansas State University. He is a former walk-on and two-time team captain for the Wildcats.

High school[edit]

Campbell went to high school at Cimarron High School. He earned All-Hi Plains League, All-Area, Hutchinson all-area 3A top 11 and 3A all-state honorable mention honors as a junior linebacker. He also received all-league, all-area, Hutchinson all-area 3A Top 11 and honorable mention all-state honors at linebacker as a senior. He set the career tackle record for Cimarron with 324 tackles and also lettered three years in basketball.

College[edit]

2004[edit]

Campbell redshirted the 2004 season.

2005[edit]

He appeared in 10 of 11 of the Wildcats' games. He blocked a punt against Missouri that was returned for a touchdown. He earned team’s Purple Pride award as the top walk-on, displaying quality play, leadership and work ethic.

2006[edit]

He was one of five Wildcats to start and appear in all 13 games. Campbell earned consensus First-team All-Big 12 honors from the league’s coaches, the Associated Press, The Kansas City Star, the Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News. He was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year by the Houston Chronicle. He was a semi-finalist for the Hendricks Award. He was also an honorable mention All-American by CNN/SI.com. Campbell finished third on the team in total tackles with 67 and led the Wildcats in both tackles for losses (17.5) and sacks (11.5). His tackle total ranked No. 1 among all Big 12 defensive linemen. He led the Big 12 and ranked 18th nationally in tackles for losses. His sack total tied the K-State single-season record, while ranking No. 2 in the Big 12 and 10th nationally. He also ranked third in the Big 12 with three fumble recoveries in conference games. He collected at least one sack in 9 of 13 games.

2007[edit]

To start the season, Campbell was switched from defensive lineman to outside linebacker to accommodate Ron Prince's 3-4 defense. He seem to struggle but he was a First-team All-Big 12 linebacker by the league’s coaches and Second-team All-Big 12 linebacker by the Associated Press, The Kansas City Star and the Waco Tribune-Herald. After the 2007 season he ranked sixth all-time at K-State with 16 career sacks. Started all 12 games at either end or linebacker. He recorded 45 tackles, including a team-best 11 tackles for loss. Campbell led the Big 12 with four fumble recoveries, which also was one shy of the school record.[1]

2008[edit]

Campbell had another strong year, earning Second-team All-Big 12 defensive lineman honors. He closed out his senior season strong with 4.5 sacks and 47 tackles, and 8 tackles for loss. Campbell recorded his best games of the 2008 season against Louisiana and Iowa State, carding 11 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a pass break up against the Ragin’ Cajuns, while closing out his career with 10 stops and a blocked field goal against the Cyclones.

Campbell ranks sixth in school history with 20.5 career sacks and compiled 37.5 tackles for loss in his career.

Statistics[edit]

Season G TCK TFL Sacks INT FF FR
2005 10 7 1 0 0 0 0
2006 13 67 17.5 11.5 0 1 3
2007 12 45 11 4.5 1 1 4
2008 12 47 8 4.5 0 0 1
Totals 47 166 37.5 20.5 1 2 8

NFL[edit]

Pre-draft[edit]

Pre-draft measureables
Ht Wt 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20 ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP Wonderlic
6-3⅝ * 265 lb * 4.99** 1.73 ** 2.91 ** 4.28 * 6.93 * 29 in. * 9'01" ** X 32 *

(* represents NFL Combine; **represents Kansas State Pro Day)

St. Louis Rams[edit]

On April 26, 2009, was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent.[2] He received a two- year, $705,000 contract from the Rams, with none guaranteed. He was cut during final cuts on September 5. He was re-signed to the teams' practice squad, but released from it a week later.

CFL[edit]

On April, 13, 2010, was signed for a two year contract plus an option with the Montreal Alouettes but was released prior to seeing any game action.

Personal[edit]

Campbell is the son of Curtis and Audrey Campbell. Campbell has five siblings and he enjoys lifting weights and riding motorcycles.

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