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Gary Campbell
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born (1951-02-15) February 15, 1951 (age 69)
Ennis, Texas
Alma materUCLA
Playing career
Position(s)Fullback

Gary Campbell (born February 15, 1951) is a former American football player and coach. He is the former running backs coach for the University of Oregon football team.[1]>

Education and playing careerEdit

Campbell played college football as a fullback for UCLA from 1969 to 1973.[1]

Coaching careerEdit

1,000-yard rushersEdit

Campbell has coached 19 players to 1,000-rushing-yard seasons; three players have done it twice, and LaMichael James did it three times, despite being suspended for the first game of his sophomore year, and missing two games due to injury in his junior year. 2001 and 2008 mark seasons when Oregon had two 1,000 yard rushers in the same season.

Year Player GP YPG Yards TD
1985 Tony Cherry 11 91.5 1,006 9
1988 Derek Loville 12 100.2 1,202 13
1995 Ricky Whittle 12 85.1 1,021 12
1997 Saladin McCullough 12 111.9 1,343 9
1999 Reuben Droughns 12 102.8 1,234 9
2000 Maurice Morris 12 99.0 1,188 8
2001 Maurice Morris 2nd 12 87.4 1,049 9
Onterrio Smith 12 88.2 1,058 7
2002 Onterrio Smith 2nd 12 95.1 1,141 12
2004 Terrence Whitehead 12 97.2 1,166 6
2007 Jonathan Stewart 13 132.5 1,722 11
2008 Jeremiah Johnson 13 92.4 1,201 13
LeGarrette Blount 13 77.1 1,002 17
2009 LaMichael James 13 118.9 1,546 14
2010 LaMichael James 2nd 12 144.3 1,731 21
2011 LaMichael James 3rd 11 164.1 1,805 18
2012 Kenjon Barner 13 135.9 1,767 21
2013 Byron Marshall 12 86.5 1,038 14
2014 Royce Freeman 15 91 1,365 18
2015 Royce Freeman 2nd 13 141.23 1,836 17

Bold denotes school record
†Season ongoing

Players in the NFLEdit

Campbell has coached 11 players that went on to play in the NFL.

No. Player Rookie year Round Pick Undrafted free agent First Team Current team
1 Derek Loville 1990 Not drafted Yes Seattle Seahawks Retired
2 Dino Philyaw 1995 6 195 New England Patriots Retired
3 Ricky Whittle 1996 4 103 New Orleans Saints Retired
4 Reuben Droughns 2000 3 81 Detroit Lions Retired
5 Maurice Morris 2002 2 54 Seattle Seahawks Retired
6 Onterrio Smith 2003 4 105 Minnesota Vikings Retired
7 Jonathan Stewart 2008 1 13 Carolina Panthers
8 LeGarrette Blount 2010 Not drafted Yes Tennessee Titans New England Patriots
9 LaMichael James 2012 2 61 San Francisco 49ers Free Agent
10 Kenjon Barner 2013 6 182 Carolina Panthers Philadelphia Eagles
11 De'Anthony Thomas 2014 4 124 Kansas City Chiefs

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Gary Campbell". Oregon Department of Athletics. http://www.goducks.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=22688. Retrieved September 23, 2014.
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