Colby Cameron
Colby  Cameron

RS Senior

Newbury Park, Calif.

High School:
Newbury Park HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205




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2012 Sammy Baugh Award Winner
2013 NFL Combine Invite
2013 East-West Shrine Game

2012 WAC Offensive Player of the Year
2012 First Team All-WAC
2012 Davey O'Brien Award Semifinalist
2012 Manning Award Watch List
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"He has so much poise. You can't run that offense with that much activity and that many chances to make a mistake and not thrown an interception unless you have big-league poise. That means the game is slowing down for him when it's speeding up for everyone else. You have to like that."
~ Texas A&M head coach Kevin Sumlin

Record as a starter: 14-7, 8-2 WAC

2012: Winner of the 2013 Sammy Baugh Award and participated in the 2013 NFL Combine and the 2013 East-West Shrine Game as well as being a Davey O'Brien Award Semifinalist and the 2012 WAC Offensve Player of the Year ... Also garnered First Team All-WAC honors ... Threw for 4,147 yards and 31 touchdowns in a 359-for-522 season with five interceptions and set an NCAA record for most consecutive pass attempts without an interception in a season (428) and career (444) ... Opened the season throwing for 353 yards and three touchdowns at Houston (9/8) with career-highs in both pass completions (34) and pass attempts (52) while he combined with Houston QB David Piland for an NCAA record 129 pass attempts in a game without an interception ... Tied a then-career high four touchdown passes against Rice (9/15) as Tech scored 50-plus points in back-to-back weeks in the same season for the first time since 1910 as Cameron was 19-for-24 for 276 yards, four touchdowns with no interceptions and guiding Tech to a perfect 7-for-7 in red zone attempts with seven touchdowns ... Guided Tech to a 52-24 dismantling of Illinois (9/22) behind a 15-for-22 performance, throwing for 284 yards and four touchdowns for the second consecutive game ... Passed for one touchdown and ran for another in a 44-38 win at Virginia (9/29) where he was 24-for-37 for 227 yards ... Threw for 316 yards in a 31-for-45 performance as he guided Tech to a 58-31 win over UNLV (10/6) ... Passed for a career-best 450 yards as he ws 44-for-58 and became only the third Louisiana Tech quarterback to throw five touchdown passes in a 59-57 loss against No. 22 Texas A&M (10/13) after leading the Bulldogs back from a 27-0 deficit to pull within two points with less than a minute remaining ... Was 29-for-37 for 400 yards and two touchdowns in two and a half quarters of play in a 70-27 rout of Idaho (10/20) as he guided Tech to tie a WAC record 56 points in the first half and school record 839 total offensive yards ... Threw for 292 yards and a touchdown in a 29-for-44 performance with no interceptions at New Mexico State (10/27) while also running for 25 yards and a touchdown ... Passed for 348 yards and three touchdowns in a 30-for-39 day against UTSA (11/3) ... Threw for 337 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in a 31-for-45 performance with his six pass attempt of the game - a four-yard touchdown to R.P. Stuart - setting a new NCAA record for career consecutive pass attempts without an interception (380) and proving false Texas State head coach Dennis Franchione's claim the Bobcats would get an interception on Cameron ... Passed for 396 yards and one touchdown as he was 35-for-60 against Utah State (11/17) while his NCAA record streak of consecutive pass attempts without an interception came to an end at 444 as he suffered his first conference loss as a starting quarterback ... Was 38-for-59 for a career-best 468 yards and three touchdowns with three interceptions at San Jose State (11/24).

2011: Finished the year 118-for-215 for 1,667 yards wtih 13 touchdowns and only three interceptions in seven games played and six starts ... Ran the ball 43 times for 180 yards on the year ... Replaced a struggling Nick Isham late in the third quarter at Utah State (10/22) and engineered two scoring drives that gave Tech the 24-17 win over the Aggies ... Recorded his first career win as a starter with a 38-28 win over San Jose State (10/29) as he was 17-for-27 for 237 yards and two touchdowns and running 15 times for 49 yards while throwing a 90-yard touchdown pass to Quinton Patton, the fifth-longest play from scrimmage in school history ... Led Tech to a dominating 41-21 win at Fresno State (11/5) as he was 19-for-33 for 376 yards passing with no interceptions and four touchdowns and 400 yards of offense in the first half alone ... Guided Tech to the school's first win over an SEC opponent since 2008 as he was 13-for-27 for 180 yards, one touchdown pass and one interception at Ole Miss (11/12) while running for 14 yards on five carries ... Led Louisiana Tech's furious fourth-quarter comeback at Nevada (11/19), going 25-for-45 for 355 yards and three touchdowns with a remarkable fourth quarter performance where he was 14-for-19 for 237 yards and three touchdowns as Tech rallied from 17 points down in the final 13 minutes to hand Nevada its first home loss since 2009, ending a 16-game home winning streak for the Wolf Pack ... Passed for 217 yards in a 19-for-34 performance against New Mexico State (11/26) with one touchdown and one interception while running for a career-high 67 yards as Tech clinched a WAC Championship with a 44-0 win over the Aggies ... Was 21-for-34 for 264 yards and a touchdown with one interception in the Poinsettia Bowl against No. 15 TCU (12/21).

2010:Started in three games completing 54 of his 91 passes, a 59.3 completion percentage ... Threw for 461 yards with one touchdown ... Entered the game in the second half against Grambling (9/4), throwing 8-for-12 for 95 yards in a 20-6 win ... Made his first career start at Texas A&M (9/11), splitting time at QB with Tarik Hakmi and throwing 15-for-31 for 115 yards and two interceptions ... Played the entire game against Navy (9/18), throwing the first touchdown pass of his career with an 8-yard pass to Taulib Ikharo as he was 31-for-43 for 251 yards and one interception against the Midshipment in a 37-23 loss ... Went 0-for-4 with one interception in his start against Southern Miss (9/25) ... Recovered an on-side kick attempt by San Jose State (11/27), helping Tech to its 45-38 win.

2009: Saw limited action throughout the year, appearing in five games and completing 14 of 26 passes for 142 yards... Made his first collegiate appearance against Nicholls State (9/19), rushing for one yard on one carry and throwing 1-for-3 for 16 yards... Saw significant action throughout most of the second half at Idaho (10/31), throwing 10-for-16 for 105 yards and running the ball six times for 24 yards.

2008: Redshirt season...Member of scout squad

High School: Played quarterback for coach George Hurley ... Helped lead the Panthers to the California Division II playoffs before losing to Hart in the semifinals ... The Panthers finished 11-2 on the year and tied for the Marmonte League title at 6-1 in league play ... Threw for 47 touchdowns and nearly 5,000 yards over his final two years of high school ...

Son of Stan and Cathy Cameron ... Has one brother Jordan and two sisters Brynn and Emily ... Jordan plays football at Southern California after transferring from BYU where he redshirted for the basketball team in 2006-07 ... Brynn also is a student-athlete at USC playing basketball for the Women of Troy.



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