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Ronnie Cameron
No. 93     Philadelphia Eagles
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1989-08-15) August 15, 1989 (age 30)
Place of birth: Westbury, New York
High School: Holy Trinity Diocesan High School
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 295 lb (134 kg)
Career information
College: Old Dominion University
Undrafted in 2012
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Practice squad
Career highlights and awards
  • 2011 CAA Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2011 FCS All-American
Career NFL statistics as of 2012
Tackles     0
Sacks     0.0
Forced fumbles     0

Ronnie Cameron (born August 15, 1989) is an American football defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was initially signed by the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2012. He played college football for Hofstra University and Old Dominion University.

College careerEdit

Cameron played college football at Hosftra until they dropped football following the 2009 season. Ronnie then transferred to Old Dominion for his junior and senior seasons. After his senior season, he was named The Roanoke Times Defensive Player of the Year, won the College Football Performance Awards's Elite Defensive Tackle Award and selected as a 1st team FCS All-American by The Sports Network and the American Football Coaches Association.[1][2][3]

Professional careerEdit

Chicago BearsEdit

On April 29, 2012, Cameron signed with Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent.[4] He was waived by the team on August 11, 2012.[5]

Cleveland BrownsEdit

On August 13, 2012, Cameron was claimed by the Cleveland Browns off waivers.[6] On August 31, he was released from the Browns, only to be signed to their practice squad the next day.[7] On November 2nd, Ronnie was promoted to the active roster, but was later waived on December 10th.[8][9]

Philadelphia EaglesEdit

On December 12, 2012, Cameron signed with the Philadelphia Eagles to join their practice squad.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Ronnie Cameron Named The Roanoke Times Defensive Player of the Year". odusports.com. http://www.odusports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122811aac.html. Retrieved December 29, 2011.
  2. "Ronnie Cameron Honored With Elite Defensive Tackle Award". odusports.com. http://www.odusports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/122111aab.html. Retrieved December 21, 2011.
  3. "FOOTBALL MONARCH ALL-AMERICANS". odusports.com. http://www.odusports.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/all-americans.html. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  4. "Bears Sign 11 Undrafted Free Agents". chicago.cbslocal.com. http://chicago.cbslocal.com/2012/04/29/bears-sign-11-undrafted-free-agents/. Retrieved April 29, 2012.
  5. "Bears waived two players". kffl.com. http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=803341-bears---two-players-waived. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
  6. "Ronnie Cameron claimed by Cleveland Browns from Bears". nfl.com. http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap2000000050010/article/ronnie-cameron-claimed-by-cleveland-browns-from-bears. Retrieved August 13, 2012.
  7. "Browns Make Roster Moves, Add Practice Squad Members". CBS Cleveland. http://cleveland.cbslocal.com/2012/09/01/browns-make-roster-moves-add-practice-squad-members/. Retrieved February 28, 2013.
  8. "Browns promoted Ronnie Cameron". kffl.com. http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=820655-browns---ronnie-cameron-promoted. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  9. "Browns roster moves: Brad Smelley signed off practice squad, Ronnie Cameron waived". SB Nation. http://cleveland.sbnation.com/cleveland-browns/2012/12/10/3752966/brad-smelley-browns-roster-transactions-2012-ronnie-cameron. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  10. "Eagles sign Ronnie Cameron". kffl.com. http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=828992-eagles---ronnie-cameron-signs. Retrieved February 28, 2013.

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