Parris Campbell

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Parris Campbell
No. 1 – Indianapolis Colts
Position:Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1997-07-16) July 16, 1997 (age 24)
Akron, Ohio
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:208 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school:St. Vincent–St. Mary
(Akron, Ohio)
College:Ohio State (2014–2018)
NFL Draft:2019 / Round: 2 / Pick: 59
Career history
Roster status:Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 2021
Receptions:34
Receiving yards:360
Receiving touchdowns:2
Return yards:175
Rushing yards:50
Player stats at NFL.com

Parris John Campbell Jr. (born July 16, 1997) is an American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Ohio State and was drafted by the Colts in the second round of the 2019 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

Campbell attended St. Vincent–St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio.[1] He played wide receiver and running back in high school. As a senior, he ran for 1,584 yards and 22 touchdowns. Campbell also led St. Vincent-St. Mary to win back-to-back state championships (2012 and 2013) his junior and senior year. He committed to Ohio State University to play college football.[2] Campbell also ran track in high school.[3]

College career[edit]

After redshirting his first year at Ohio State in 2014, Campbell played in four games as a freshman in 2015, but did not record any receptions. As a sophomore in 2016, he had 13 receptions for 121 yards and added 21 kick returns for 584 yards. As a junior in 2017, Campbell had 40 receptions for 584 yards and three touchdowns.[4][5] He returned to Ohio State his senior season in 2018.[6][7][8]

College statistics[edit]

Ohio State Buckeyes
Season Class Pos GP Receiving Rushing Scrimmage
Rec Yds Avg TD Att Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
2014 FR WR 0 Redshirt Redshirted
2015 FR WR 4 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0
2016 SO WR 12 13 121 9.3 0 4 54 13.5 1 17 175 10.3 1
2017 JR WR 13 40 584 14.6 3 10 132 13.2 1 50 716 14.3 4
2018 SR WR 14 90 1063 11.8 12 9 24 2.7 0 99 1087 11.0 12
Career 43 143 1,768 12.4 15 23 210 9.1 2 166 1,978 11.9 17

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Height Weight Arm length Hand span 40-yard dash 10-yard split 20-yard split 20-yard shuttle Vertical jump Broad jump Bench press
5 ft 11+78 in
(1.83 m)
205 lb
(93 kg)
32+14 in
(0.82 m)
9+12 in
(0.24 m)
4.31 s 1.52 s 2.51 s 4.03 s 40.0 in
(1.02 m)
11 ft 3 in
(3.43 m)
11 reps
All values from NFL Combine[9][10]

Campbell was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round (59th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft.[11] He caught his first NFL touchdown in Week 2 against the Tennessee Titans on September 15, 2019. He was placed on injured reserve on December 9, 2019 after suffering a broken foot in Week 14.[12] He finished the season with 18 catches for 127 yards and one touchdown through seven games and three starts.[13] He dealt with several injuries throughout his rookie year, including a sports hernia costing him two games and a broken hand causing him to miss four more games.

In Week 1 of 2020, Campbell caught six passes for a career-high 71 yards. In Week 2, he suffered a PCL and MCL injury in his left knee and was placed on injured reserve on September 22, 2020.[14][15]

On October 19, 2021, Campbell was placed on injured reserve.[16] He was activated off of the list on January 8, 2022.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "High school football: St. V-M junior Parris Campbell Jr. takes fast lane to Division III state final". Akron Beacon Journal. November 29, 2012. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  2. ^ Wasserman, Ari (November 22, 2013). "How Parris Campbell, in only one game, won over Urban Meyer to earn his Ohio State scholarship offer: Buckeyes recruiting". cleveland.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  3. ^ Noga, Joe (May 3, 2014). "Parris Campbell Jr's blazing mark in 100 highlights Optimist Meet; Solon boys and girls win titles (slideshow, videos)". cleveland.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  4. ^ May, Tim. "Parris Campbell grows into top receiver for Buckeyes". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  5. ^ Rabinowitz, Bill. "Receiver Parris Campbell confident in his speed; he's working on hands". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  6. ^ Ward, Austin. "Ohio State football: What Parris Campbell's return means for Buckeyes in 2018". Dayton Daily News. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  7. ^ Wasserman, Ari. "It's time for Ohio State WR Parris Campbell to live up to..." The Athletic. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  8. ^ Archdeacon, Tom. "Driven to succeed, Parris Campbell helps Buckeyes overwhelm Green Wave". Dayton Daily News. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  9. ^ "Parris Campbell Combine Profile". NFL.com. Retrieved September 7, 2019.
  10. ^ "Parris Campbell, Ohio State, WR, 2019 NFL Draft Scout, NCAA College Football". draftscout.com. Retrieved November 4, 2021.
  11. ^ Patra, Kevin (April 26, 2019). "Colts take elusive Ohio State WR Parris Campbell". NFL.com. Retrieved September 20, 2019.
  12. ^ "Colts rookie Parris Campbell's star-crossed season ends with broken foot, injured reserve". Indy Star. December 9, 2019.
  13. ^ "Parris Campbell 2019 Game Log". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved April 5, 2020.
  14. ^ USA Today
  15. ^ "Roster Moves: S Ibraheim Campbell & CB Tremon Smith Elevated To Active Roster; WR Parris Campbell & S Malik Hooker Placed On IR; TEs Hale Hentges & Ethan Wolf Signed To Practice Squad". Colts.com. September 22, 2020.
  16. ^ "Colts Activate Sam Ehlinger From Injured Reserve, Place Parris Campbell On Injured Reserve, Elevate Michael Badgley To 53-Man Roster From Practice Squad, Waive Jacob Eason". Colts.com. October 19, 2021.
  17. ^ "Colts Activate WR Parris Campbell From Injured Reserve, Elevate CB Anthony Chesley, S Will Redmond, DT Chris Williams To Active Roster From Practice Squad". Colts.com. January 8, 2022.

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