|55 Cam White|
Sharp Passing Effort, Rush Defense Dominates Second Scrimmage
A personal playmaker who provides another compelling entry in East Carolina's walk-on success story - especially from the linebacking unit ... Has risen from scout team contributor to a viable two-deep standing as national honors candidate Zeek Bigger's top backup at the "mike" inside linebacker position ... Could also experience added playing time on kicking units as a blocker and coverage specialist ... Overall, has played in nine career games and booked nine tackles (three solo) ... Has collected multiple tackle totals on three occasions ... Played in two bowl games ... Tallied a tackle during the first spring scrimmage (March 28) ... Logged two more hits in the second matchup on April 11 ... Credited with three stops during the Purple-Gold Game on April 18 ... Did not participate in the strength phase of the spring testing period (for the second-straight year) because of injury ... Agility evaluation was documented with a 32" vertical jump, a 7'6" broad jump, a pro-shuttle time of 4.21 and an impressive three-cone drill clip of 7.05 ... As previously mentioned, initially earned roster position as a walk-on during the spring of 2013.
2014: Appeared in seven games, primarily as a member of special teams unit ... Experienced action vs. N.C. Central, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tulane, Tulsa, UCF and Florida (Birmingham Bowl) ... Recorded seven tackles (two solo), with a career-best four against the Green Wave at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium ... Three of seven stops came on kickoff coverage squad ... Forced first career fumble and credited with a pass breakup against Tulane ... Other multi-stop outing against N.C. Central (two) in season opener ... Also logged single hit vs. UCF.
2013: Quick development enabled move from walk-on status to game-day participant in a span of less than eight months ... Played in two games during inaugural campaign in the ECU program -- UAB and Ohio (Beef `O' Brady's Bowl) ... Recorded first collegiate tackles (two) vs. Blazers ... One hit came on a rushing play, the other on a pass completion ... Did not record any statistics against the Bobcats at Tropicana Field.
High School: A three-year football letterman for coach Sean Crocker at Middle Creek ... Tallied 129 total tackles (104 solo), 15 TFLs, one sack, two pass breakups, one interception and two forced fumbles to earn first-team all-conference honors as a senior in 2011 ... Logged 92 stops (77 solo) and 13 TFLs during junior season ... Also added six pass breakups and a pair of forced fumbles on the way to all-conference (honorable mention) accolades in 2010 ... Picked up three additional varsity letters as a lacrosse starting defenseman who helped lead MCHS to a third-round playoff appearance as a junior.
Personal: Full name is Cameron Ramel White ... Born April 19, 1994 at West Monroe, La. ... Son of Brian and Rose White ... A finance major who earned ECU Honor Roll status for work in the classroom during the 2014 spring and fall semesters ... Father was a member of the Louisiana Tech track and field program as a javelin thrower who followed up a conference runner-up finish with a league championship a year later in 1989.