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  Tommie Campbell
Tommie Campbell

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Aliquippa, Pa.

High School:
Aliquippa

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 210

Position:
LB

10/14/2006

Pittsburgh 52, UCF 7 - October 13, 2006

Pittsburgh 52, UCF 7 - October 13, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)

2006 Scouting Report: Made a successful transition from defensive back to Will linebacker during the spring...although he is still learning the position's nuances, his outstanding speed gives Pitt an athletic playmaker on the perimeter with an excellent upside... lettered as a special teams performer and reserve safety last season.

2005: Reserve strong safety who played in all 11 games as a true freshman, largely in special teams capacities...had five tackles on the season...had a season-high two tackles at Nebraska.

High School: Multi-faceted athlete who was named to The Associated Press Pennsylvania Class AA All-State Team (first team) in the "specialist" category...led Aliquippa with 26 catches for 502 yards (19.3 avg.) and eight touchdowns as a senior...at safety compiled 74 tackles and four interceptions, returning one for a TD...set an Aliquippa record with a 99-yard punt return for a touchdown (against Quaker Valley)...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22"... Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Terrific 25"...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review All-Class AA...Harrisburg Patriot-News "Platinum 33"...Beaver County Times Male Athlete of the Year (2004-05)...first team All-Midwestern Conference on both sides of the ball...named Midwestern Conference's Co-Most Valuable Player... led Aliquippa to a 26-2 record (.929) in his two years as a starter...as a senior the Quips went 12-1, earning a berth in the WPIAL Class AA title game...his junior season Aliquippa went 14-1, winning both the Pennsylvania Class AA championship and the WPIAL Class AA title...selected to play in the prestigious Big 33 Football Classic...PrepStar All-East Region... rated Pennsylvania's No. 20 prospect by Scout.com and No. 39 by Rivals.com...played under Coach Mike Zmijanac...a track standout who helped Aliquippa to the 2005 PIAA Class AA championship...captured the state title in the 100 meters (10.65), becoming the first Aliquippa athlete to win a PIAA title in a running event...also anchored Aliquippa's gold-medal winning 400-meter relay team (42.63)...was the state runner-up in the 200 meters...was part of three record-breaking performances at the 2005 WPIAL Class AA track and field championships...won the 100 (10.69) and 200 meters (22.13) in meet-record times... anchored the 400-meter relay team that set a WPIAL Class AA championship record by finishing in 42.75... also lettered in basketball and baseball.

Personal: Tommie James Campbell, born 9/19/87, is the son of Della Campbell...has one sister...enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences.