Michael Campbell (American football)

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Michael Campbell
No. --     Free Agent
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-08-12) August 12, 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth: Edison, New Jersey
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: Temple
Undrafted in 2011
Debuted in 2013 for the New York Jets
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 0
Receiving yards 0
Receiving TDs 0
Stats at NFL.com

Michael Campbell (born August 12, 1989) is an American football wide receiver who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2011. He played college football at Temple University.

Early years[edit]

Campbell attended Edison High School in New Jersey. He was named Newark Star Ledger first-team All-Middlesex and first-team All-Greater Middlesex Conference team.[1] He recorded 39 receptions for 745 receiving yards and along with 14 Touchdowns in his senior season in high school.[1] He was named MVP of the 2007 New York/New Jersey All-Star Classic.[1] He was selected to participate in the 2007 New Jersey North-South All-Star Game.[1] He selected as a member of the NJFCA Super 100 Team.[1]

College career[edit]

Campbell was selected to the 2010 All-MAC third-team by Phil Steele.[1] He was named the Temple’s 2010 Offensive MVP following his Senior season.[1] He was an Honorable Mention National Performer of the Week (Nov. 21, 2010)[1]

Professional career[edit]

New York Jets[edit]

On July 27, 2011, He signed with the New York Jets as an undrafted free agent.[2][3] On September 2, 2011, He was released.[4] On September 27, 2011, He was signed to the practice squad.[5] On October 4, 2011, He was released from the practice squad. On October 12, 2011, He was signed to the practice squad again.[6] On October 25, 2011, He was released from the practice squad.[7] On November 1, 2011, He was signed to the practice squad after wide receiver Scotty McKnight was placed on practice-squad injured reserve due to a torn ACL.[8] On January 2, 2012, He was signed to a reserve/future contract.[9] On March 14, 2012, He was released.[10]

St. Louis Rams[edit]

On May 14, 2012, He signed with the St. Louis Rams.[11] On August 28, He was released.

Second Stint with New York Jets[edit]

Campbell signed with the New York Jets on August 4, 2013.[12] He was released on August 31[13] but was signed to the practice squad a day later.[14] He was promoted to the active roster on October 5, 2013.[15] He was released on November 1, 2013.[16] He was re-signed to the practice squad on November 27, 2013.[17] He was released on August 24, 2014.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h "Temple Profile". owlsports.com. 
  2. ^ "Jets Sign 6 More Undrafted Free Agents, Bring Total To 16". newyork.cbslocal.com. Retrieved July 29, 2011. 
  3. ^ "New York Jets sign six more undrafted free agents". yesnetwork.com. Retrieved July 29, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Jets Announce Roster Cuts". jetnation.com. Retrieved September 3, 2011. 
  5. ^ "Baker to Active Roster, Cumberland, Turner to IR". newyorkjets.com. Retrieved September 27, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Tevaseu Signed, 2 Added to Practice Squad". newyorkjets.com. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  7. ^ "Campbell Released from Practice Squad". newyorkjets.com. Retrieved October 12, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Jets place WR Scotty McKnight on practice squad IR with torn ACL". nj.com. Retrieved November 1, 2011. 
  9. ^ "Six Signed to Reserve/Future Contracts". newyorkjets.com. Retrieved January 2, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Free-agent receiver Chaz Schilens to visit Jets". nj.com. Retrieved March 14, 2012. 
  11. ^ "St. Louis Rams Sign Former Jets Free Agent WR Michael Campbell". turfshowtimes.com. Retrieved May 15, 2012. 
  12. ^ Jets Staff (4 August 2013). "Jets Release Two Players, Sign Three". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 5 August 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013. 
  13. ^ Lange, Randy (31 August 2013). "Jets Move 22, Get Down to 53-Man Active Roster". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 September 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  14. ^ Lange, Randy (1 September 2013). "3 Arrive Via Waivers; 7 Added to Practice Squad". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 1 September 2013. Retrieved 1 September 2013. 
  15. ^ Lange, Randy (5 October 2013). "Mike Goodson, Michael Campbell to Active Roster". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 5 October 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  16. ^ Wilkening, Mike (1 November 2013). "Jets promote Rontez Miles from practice squad". New York Jets. Archived from the original on 2 November 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2013. 
  17. ^ Slater, Darryl (27 November 2013). "Jets promote Chris Pantale to active roster, add fellow New Jersey native Michael Campbell to practice squad". The Star-Ledger. Archived from the original on 1 December 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  18. ^ Lange, Randy (August 24, 2014). "Jets Release 6 to Get to 75 Players". New York Jets. Archived from the original on August 24, 2014. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 

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