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Calais Campbell
DE #93
Height:
6-8
Weight:
300
Age:
27
College:
Miami (Fla.)
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
58
SCK
9.0
FF
1
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 329 254 75 36.5 1 30 1 0 -- 0 0 5 4
2013 ARI 16 16 58 45 13 9.0 1 6 -- -- -- -- -- 1 2
2012 ARI 13 12 63 50 13 6.5 -- 6 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 ARI 16 16 72 53 19 8.0 -- 10 1 0 -- 0 0 2 1
2010 ARI 15 15 60 46 14 6.0 -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2009 ARI 16 15 48 37 11 7.0 -- 5 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
2008 ARI 16 0 28 23 5 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @STL L 24-27 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 DET W 25-21 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
3 @NO L 7-31 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 @TB W 13-10 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 CAR W 22-6 4 4 0 -- 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
6 @SF L 20-32 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 SEA L 22-34 8 7 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
8 ATL W 27-13 5 5 0 -- -- 2 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
10 HOU W 27-24 4 0 4 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @JAC W 27-14 2 2 0 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 IND W 40-11 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @PHI L 21-24 3 2 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 STL W 30-10 3 2 1 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @TEN W 37-34 3 2 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 @SEA W 17-10 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 SF L 20-23 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

NoteCARDS:

• The Cardinals second-round selection was taken with the 50th overall pick in ’08 after leaving Miami (FL) following his junior season.

• His 36.5 career sacks are good for 10th place on the franchise all-time sacks list.

• During the 2013 season – in which he was named a Pro Bowl alternate – Campbell totaled 71 tackles, a career-high nine sacks, tied for the team-high with 12 tackles for loss and posted five passes defensed, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and 27 QB pressures.

• The ’13 season marked Campbell’s fifth straight with at least 50 tackles and six sacks. He is the only player in franchise history with at least 50+ tackles and six sacks in five different seasons.

• Joins DE Curtis Greer (5) as the only defensive linemen in team history with at least six sacks in five different seasons.

• Has been named to the USA Today All-Joe team four times (2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013) as a defensive end.

• Selected as the Arizona Cardinals/Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year in 2011, recognizing his off-the-field community service as well as his playing excellence.

• Led the Cardinals in sacks for three straight years (2009-11) after posting eight sacks in 2011, six sacks in ’10 and seven sacks in ’09.

• Earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance in the Week 2 victory over the New England Patriots in ’12. He joins CB Patrick Peterson as the only players in team history to win Player of the Week honors in two different categories. He was also chosen as the Special Teams Player of the Week following a Week 2 victory against Jacksonville in 2009.

• Blocked a 50-yard FGA in the ’12 season opener against Seattle, which marked his sixth career blocked FGA. His three blocked FGs in 2011 tied Seattle’s Red Bryant for the NFL lead.

• With 11 passes defensed in ’11, more than doubled his previous single-season high (5, 2009) and tied Carolina DE Greg Hardy for the NFL lead among defensive linemen.

• Following the 2008 season, attended the NFL Business Management and Entrepreneurial Program at the Harvard Business School. During the 2011 offseason, interned with actor/comedian Will Ferrell at FunnyorDie.com. During the 2012 offseason, was one of 20 current and former NFL players who took part in the first NFL Pro Hollywood Boot Camp at Universal Studios.

• Designated as the team’s franchise player before agreeing to a five-year contract on 5/10/12 that will keep him in Arizona through the 2016 season.

• At 6-8, Campbell was the tallest lineman ever to suit up for the Hurricanes and was the tallest defensive lineman in the 2008 draft.

NoteCARDS:

• The Cardinals second-round selection was taken with the 50th overall pick in ’08 after leaving Miami (FL) following his junior season.

• His 36.5 career sacks are good for 10th place on the franchise all-time sacks list.

• During the 2013 season – in which he was named a Pro Bowl alternate – Campbell totaled 71 tackles, a career-high nine sacks, tied for the team-high with 12 tackles for loss and posted five passes defensed, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and 27 QB pressures.

• The ’13 season marked Campbell’s fifth straight with at least 50 tackles and six sacks. He is the only player in franchise history with at least 50+ tackles and six sacks in five different seasons.

• Joins DE Curtis Greer (5) as the only defensive linemen in team history with at least six sacks in five different seasons.

• Has been named to the USA Today All-Joe team four times (2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013) as a defensive end.

• Selected as the Arizona Cardinals/Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year in 2011, recognizing his off-the-field community service as well as his playing excellence.

• Led the Cardinals in sacks for three straight years (2009-11) after posting eight sacks in 2011, six sacks in ’10 and seven sacks in ’09.

• Earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance in the Week 2 victory over the New England Patriots in ’12. He joins CB Patrick Peterson as the only players in team history to win Player of the Week honors in two different categories. He was also chosen as the Special Teams Player of the Week following a Week 2 victory against Jacksonville in 2009.

• Blocked a 50-yard FGA in the ’12 season opener against Seattle, which marked his sixth career blocked FGA. His three blocked FGs in 2011 tied Seattle’s Red Bryant for the NFL lead.

• With 11 passes defensed in ’11, more than doubled his previous single-season high (5, 2009) and tied Carolina DE Greg Hardy for the NFL lead among defensive linemen.

• Following the 2008 season, attended the NFL Business Management and Entrepreneurial Program at the Harvard Business School. During the 2011 offseason, interned with actor/comedian Will Ferrell at FunnyorDie.com. During the 2012 offseason, was one of 20 current and former NFL players who took part in the first NFL Pro Hollywood Boot Camp at Universal Studios.

• Designated as the team’s franchise player before agreeing to a five-year contract on 5/10/12 that will keep him in Arizona through the 2016 season.

• At 6-8, Campbell was the tallest lineman ever to suit up for the Hurricanes and was the tallest defensive lineman in the 2008 draft.

Pro Career: The Cardinals second-round selection (50th overall) in the 2008 NFL Draft has appeared in 92 regular games in his first six seasons (74 starts) and all six postseason games. Campbell was given the franchise designation on 3/2/12 before agreeing to a five-year contract on 5/10/12.

2013: Started all 16 games and led the defensive line with 71 tackles while finishing second on the team with a career-high nine sacks … tied for the team lead with 12 tackles for loss, was second on the team with 27 QB pressures and tied for second with 14 QB hits … also had five passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble … named a Pro Bowl alternate … led the D-line with five tackles, including one for loss, and had two QB pressures @ StL (9/8) … recovered a fumbled handoff in the third quarter at the Lions 7-yard line to help set up a FG vs. Det (9/15); also sacked Matthew Stafford on a third down in the second quarter; led the D-line with four tackles and had one QB pressure … posted two sacks vs. Car (10/6); helped Cardinals total seven sacks in the game, the most by the team since recording eight sacks on 9/13/87 vs. Dallas; sacked Cam Newton in the third quarter in the end zone for a safety, the Cardinals first safety since 10/24/04 vs. Seattle; forced a Newton fumble on his second sack that Antoine Cason recovered and returned to the Carolina 9-yard line, which set up a TD and gave the Cardinals a 22-6 lead; recorded a sack in five consecutive home games dating back to 2012, tying the longest streak in franchise history; also had three tackles, including one for loss, a QB hit and a team-high three QB pressures … totaled four tackles, including one for loss, and one QB hit @ SF (10/13); left the game injured (neck) in the fourth quarter … despite suffering a neck injury just four days prior, started and led the team with a season-high nine tackles, including two for loss vs. Sea (10/17); also recovered a Russell Wilson fumble in the second quarter to help set up a Cardinals TD; tackled Wilson for no gain on a 4th-n-1 QB sneak in the second quarter … sacked Matt Ryan for an eight-yard loss in the fourth quarter vs. Atl (10/27); led the D-line with five solo tackles, including one for loss; also had two passes defensed and one QB pressure … recorded four tackles, a team-high six QB pressures, two QB hits and a pass defensed vs. Hou (11/10); had pressure on Case Keenum that led to an intentional grounding penalty in the second quarter … sacked Chad Henne to force a punt in the second quarter @ Jax (11/17); recorded two tackles, a pass defensed and a QB hit … split a sack with Darnell Dockett in the third quarter vs. Ind (11/24); led the D-line with five tackles and tied for the team lead with five QB pressures and two QB hits … recorded a half-sack with Marcus Benard in the fourth quarter to force a punt @ Phi (12/1); led the D-line with five tackles and added two QB pressures and one pass defensed … matched his season high with two sacks of Russell Wilson @ Sea (12/22); marked his sixth career multi-sack game, with three coming against Seattle; has eight career sacks in 12 games against the Seahawks; also had four tackles, including two for loss, and two QB hits … recorded his career-best ninth sack of the season when he took down Colin Kaepernick for a five-yard loss in the fourth quarter vs. SF (12/29); led the D-line with five tackles, including one for loss, and added two QB pressures and a QB hit.

2012: Played in 13 games with 12 starts … missed three games due to a calf injury … finished second on the team with 6.5 sacks, led the D-line with 65 tackles and added seven passes defensed and 11 tackles for loss … also led the team with 14 QB hits … blocked a 50-yard FG attempt on the game-opening possession vs. Sea (9/9); marked his sixth career blocked FG; also had one tackle, a QB pressure, a QB hit and one pass defensed, batting down a Russell Wilson pass at the line in the third quarter … recorded two sacks of Tom Brady and had 10 tackles @ NE (9/16); marked his third career game with double-digit tackles; also led the team with three QB hits and two tackles for loss; named NFC Defensive Player of the Week, marking the first time in his career he earned that honor; in addition to his NFC Special Teams Player of the Week that he won in Week 2 of the 2009 season, he became the first player in team history to win Player of the Week honors in two different categories … led the D-line with five tackles vs. Mia (9/30); had one tackle for loss and two passes defensed ... led the D-line with five solo tackles and had two tackles for loss and one QB hit vs. Buf (10/14) … had a sack of Alex Smith in the second quarter vs. SF (10/29); led the D-line with six tackles … totaled a team-high nine tackles, one QB hit and had a half-sack of Aaron Rodgers @ GB (11/4) … inactive (calf) the next three games … returned from injury and led the D-line with eight tackles @ Sea (12/9) … recorded a sack of Matthew Stafford in the fourth quarter vs. Det (12/16); led the team with eight tackles, four tackles for loss, three QB hits and added one pass defensed … recorded a sack of Jay Cutler in the first quarter vs. Chi (12/23); tied for the team lead with eight tackles, including one for loss, and had one pass defensed … recorded a sack for the third straight game, taking down Colin Kaepernick in the second quarter @ SF (12/30); also had two tackles, including one for loss and one QB hit.

2011: Started all 16 games for the first time in his career and posted a career-high with 73 tackles while adding a team-leading eight sacks, two forced fumbles and 11 passes defensed … also had a fumble recovery, his first career INT, and was second on the team with 16 QB hits and 11 tackles for loss … added a career-high three blocked FGs, helping the Cardinals record an NFL-best five blocked FG attempts on the season; three blocked FGs tied Seattle’s Red Bryant for the most in the NFL in 2011 … registered four tackles and one pass defensed in the season opener vs. Car (9/11) … recorded third career blocked FG, blocking Graham Gano’s 30-yard attempt in the second quarter @ Was (9/18); led D-line with four tackles and had two passes defensed and two QB hits … registered a career-high 2.5 sacks @ Sea (9/25); marked his third consecutive game against Seattle with a sack; also posted a team-high 10 tackles and four QB hits; marked the second time in his career he recorded double-digit tackles in a game … forced a fumble by Ahmad Bradshaw on first drive of the game vs. NYG (10/2); led D-line with six unassisted tackles, including a tackle for loss … led the D-line with five tackles, including one for loss @ Min (10/9) … split a sack with LB Paris Lenon in the second quarter @ Bal (10/30); also added six tackles and two QB hits … blocked Josh Brown’s potential game-winning 42-yard FG attempt on the final play of regulation vs. StL (11/6), his second blocked FG of the season and fourth of his career; led the D-line with six tackles, including two for loss, and had a team-high two sacks and three QB hits … recorded his first career INT @ Phi (11/13), picking off Michael Vick in the third quarter with the Eagles leading 14-7 and driving inside the Arizona 20; also had two unassisted tackles and two passes defensed … recorded the fifth blocked FG of his career and third of the season @ SF (11/20), blocking David Akers 46-yard attempt on the 49ers opening drive of the game; added four unassisted tackles, a pass defensed and a QB hit … recorded a sack vs. Dal (12/4), one of a season-best five sacks in the game for the Cardinals; totaled four tackles, including one for loss, one pass defensed and one QB hit; final tackle was 200th of his career … regisitered his seventh sack of the season vs. SF (12/11), helping the Cardinals to record five sacks for the second straight game; marked his 20th career sack; had two passes defensed, including batting down Alex Smith’s pass on 3rd-n-1 on the 49ers final drive; totaled three tackles, including one for loss, and had one QB pressure … recovered Seneca Wallace’s fumble at the 5-yard line to set up the game-tying FG in the fourth quarter vs. Cle (12/18); led the D-line with four tackles … recorded his eighth sack of the season, taking down Andy Dalton in the second quarter @ Cin (12/24); forced a Cedric Benson fumble in the fourth quarter that Kerry Rhodes recovered; totaled seven tackles, including one for loss, two passes defensed and one QB hit … had one solo tackle and one QB hit vs. Sea (1/1/12), before leaving the game in the second half with an ankle injury.

2010: Started 15 games for the second consecutive season, missing one game with an ankle injury … registered 64 tackles and a team-leading six sacks … started the season opener and registered three tackles, one sack, one pass defensed and a team-high two QB hits @ StL (9/12) … led the D-line with five unassisted tackles @ Atl (9/19) … for the second straight week registered five tackles vs. Oak (9/26) and was part of a defense that held Oakland to one TD in five trips in the red zone … registered one sack and five tackles @ Sea (10/24) … led AZ D-line with six tackles, two tackles for loss, one QB hit and a sack vs. Sea (11/14) … inactive (ankle) vs. SF (11/29); marked first game missed of his career; had played in 48 consecutive games including the postseason … despite being limited in practice all week (ankle), returned to the starting lineup and recorded one sack, two tackles and one pass defensed vs. StL (12/5) … registered first career fumble recovery vs. Den (12/12); recovery led to a FG to make it 22-3 early in the fourth quarter … led defense with a career-high 11 tackles (nine solo), four tackles for loss, one QB hit and one sack vs. Car (12/19) … totaled two sacks, four tackles, one QB pressure and one QB hit vs. Dal (12/25).

2009: In his second NFL season, totaled 53 tackles, seven sacks, five passes defensed and two blocked FGs while starting 15 of 16 regular season games played and one of two postseason games … in first career start, tied for the team lead with seven tackles, while also recording one QB pressure and one QB hit vs. SF (9/13) … blocked first career FG and registered first half-sack of career @ Jax (9/20); blocked FG was returned 83 yards for a TD by Antrel Rolle, putting Arizona up 17-3 in the second quarter; named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week … came up big again on special teams, blocking a 35-yard Kris Brown FG and making a TD saving tackle at the AZ 31 after a 62-yard punt return by Jacoby Jones vs. Hou (9/27); following Jones punt return, helped defense stop the Texans on four straight downs, including the last three where they only needed one yard for a first down; also part of the goal line stand that stopped the Texans from scoring on three straight plays in the final two minutes … registered 1.5 sacks @ Sea (10/18) … recorded one sack and led the defensive line with two passes defensed @ NYG (10/25); deflected an Eli Manning pass that was picked off by Adrian Wilson at the Giants 24-yard line … led team with eight tackles, including two tackles for loss vs. Car (11/1) … recorded first forced fumble of the season and one QB hit @ StL (11/22) … did not start for the first time all season as the Cardinals opened the game with six DBs, but tied for the lead among defensive linemen with four tackles, one tackle for loss and one sack vs. Min (12/6); sack forced Minnesota into a 3rd-and-24 which resulted in an INT on the following play in the third quarter … registered five tackles, one tackle for loss, one QB hit and one sack @ SF (12/14) … had three tackles, one tackle for loss, one QB hit and one sack vs. StL (12/27) … registered two tackles before leaving the game in the fourth quarter with a thumb injury in the regular season finale vs. GB (1/3/10) … played with thumb injury that required a cast and recorded two tackles and one QB hit vs. GB (1/10/10) in the Wild Card contest … continued to play with a cast on his injured thumb and led the defensive line with three solo tackles and one QB hit @ NO (1/16/10) in the Divisional matchup.

2008: As a rookie, played in all 16 regular season games and four postseason games (including the Super Bowl) as a reserve DE and special teams contributor, finishing fourth on the team with 16 special teams tackles during the regular season ... collected first career tackle in NFL debut @ SF (9/7) ... in just seven plays on defense registered three solo tackles as well as first career special teams tackle vs. Mia (9/14) ... in just 16 plays on defense, registered three tackles, one QB pressure and first career forced fumble vs. Dal (10/12) ... returned one kickoff 16 yards and recorded two tackles on nine defensive plays @ Car (10/26) ... registered a career-high three special teams tackles @ StL (11/2) ... recorded season-high four tackles and one tackle for loss @ NE (12/21) ... played in first career playoff game vs. Atl (1/3/09) … had first career pass defensed @ Car (1/10/09) … recorded one tackle and one special teams tackle in each of the four postseason games and his four special teams tackles tied for the team-high in the postseason.

College: Played in 36 career games with the Hurricanes (25 starts) before entering the NFL Draft following his junior season … finished his career with 158 tackles, 19.5 sacks, 39 tackles for a loss and 30 QB pressures … two-time All-ACC selection … started all 12 games at right DE as a junior, finishing the season with 50 tackles and a team-high 12 tackles for a loss … recorded six sacks and 19 QB pressures while forcing two fumbles, recovering two fumbles and recording his first career INT … started 12 of 13 games at right DE as a sophomore and was named the team’s MVP … ranked second on the team with 10.5 sacks and led the ACC with 20 tackles for loss (fourth best in the nation) … added a team-high 16 QB pressures and three fumble recoveries while totaling 80 tackles, six behind team leader Brandon Meriweather … had a streak of seven consecutive games with at least one sack, the second-longest streak in school history … appeared in all 12 games with one start as a freshman, totaling 35 tackles, 2.5 sacks, eight QB pressures and 5.5 tackles for a loss.

Personal: First name pronounced “cuh-LAY-us” … attended South (Aurora, CO) High School and was a two-time All-State pick as a DE as a junior and senior while also playing TE as a senior … established a state record with 58.0 sacks over his four seasons with 38.0 coming in his final two seasons … as a senior, recorded 19.0 sacks, 188 tackles and two INTs on defense and added 38 receptions for 412 yards and four TDs as a TE … as a junior, recorded five TDs off of blocked kicks and fumble recoveries … an all-around athlete, also garnered All-State accolades in basketball as a junior and competed in track and field, qualifying for the state meet in both discus and shot put in 2003 … younger brother, Jared, was a SS at Miami (FL) and spent time with the Cardinals in training camp in 2011 … other brothers played college football as well; his older brother Ciare was a DB at Colorado State from 2004-05 and his brother Raj played football at Butte and Orange County Junior Colleges and was a receiver at Adams State … Sociology major.

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