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Delaunta Cameron
Delaunta Cameron

Hometown:
Arlington, Va.

High School:
Bishop O' Connell H.S.

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 237

Position:
Linebacker

Birthdate:
07/02/1975



02/01/2014

#TGW: Really Super

A brief look at Georgia Tech's history in the Super Bowl

SIGNED FREE AGENT WITH TENNESSEE TITANS

AT TECH: Two-year starter at linebacker . . . Aggressive player with good size and speed . . . Career totals of 163 tackles, five sacks and eight tackles for loss . . . Played in the All-Star Gridiron Classic in Orlando, Fla., following his senior season.

1998: Tech?s leading tackler in 1998 with 90 tackles . . . Scored two touchdowns on fumble returns . . . Also had 10 tackles behind the line of scrimmage, including four sacks, as well as an interception and two caused fumbles . . . Named Tech?s Outstanding Linebacker for 1998 . . . Began Tech?s NCAA season record for touchdowns scored on fumble returns against New Mexico State with a 25-yard return . . . Got his second touchdown in Tech?s win over sixth-ranked Virginia . . . Scooped up a fumble by Cavalier quarterback Aaron Brooks and returned it 34 yards for the score . . . His touchdown with three minutes left in the third quarter, began Tech?s rally that overcame a 21-point deficit in the second half . . . That play was rated the ?Play of the Year? in the ACC by The Sporting News . . . Made two big plays in Tech?s win over New Mexico State . . . After returning a fumble 25 yards for a touchdown, just 18 seconds later, he intercepted a pass that led to another Tech touchdown . . . Had a career-high 14 tackles in Tech?s win at Maryland . . . Added 11 hits against Georgia with two tackles for loss, and 11 tackles and a sack against Clemson . . . Had 10 tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack against NC State.

1997: Totalled 47 tackles from his outside linebacker position with two tackles for loss, one pass breakup and one pressure . . . Missed three games?Virginia, Duke and Maryland?with a sprained ankle . . . Opened the season with six tackles against Notre Dame, including a tackle for loss on the very first play from scrimmage . . . Also broke up a pass against the Fighting Irish . . . Career-high nine tackles, with one tackle for loss, in Tech?s win over 17th-ranked Clemson . . . Credited with eight tackles and a pressure against Wake Forest . . . Made seven tackles against fifth-ranked North Carolina and also had seven hits against NC State . . . Returned against Georgia after three-game absence and had five tackles.

1996: Made eight tackles as a backup inside linebacker and special teams player . . . Saw his most significant playing time at linebacker against Duke, when he played most of the second half and had three tackles and a pass breakup . . . Added two tackles against Florida State and one each against Wake Forest, Navy and Georgia.

1995: Began the season at outside linebacker but moved inside at mid-season . . . Played on special teams . . . Totalled 18 tackles on the season . . . Made a season-best five hits and one sack for a two-yard loss against Furman . . . Also had five tackles against Virginia.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. . . . Credited with 79 tackles, two sacks, two fumble recoveries and four pass breakups for coach Joe Freeland at Hargrave . . . Attended Bishop O?Connell High School in Arlington, Va., where he was an all-state selection . . . Also earned all-area, all-conference and all-Northern Virginia honors and was tabbed to the All-Metro second team by the Washington Post . . . Recorded 101 tackles on defense while rushing for 800 yards and 10 touchdowns as a senior . . . Earned four letters in football and basketball and three in track.

PERSONAL: Full name is Delaunta Lamar Cameron (first name pronounced duh-LAHN-tay). . . Born July 2, 1975 . . . Son of Joyce Cameron and Mossie Wright.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
1998	Ply	P-A-T	TFL	Sck	FC	FR	Int	PB	PR
Boston Col.?	70	3-3-6	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
NMSU?	46	3-3-6	0	0	0	*1	1	0	0
N. Carolina?	47	4-1-5	0	0	1	0	0	0	0
Duke?	64	4-2-6	0	1-19	1	0	0	0	0
NC State?	62	6-4-10	2-2	1-12	0	0	0	0	0
Virginia?	75	6-3-9	1-1	1-7	0	@1	0	0	0
Florida State?	64	7-2-9	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
Maryland?	54	6-8-14	0	0	0	0	0	0	0
Clemson?	67	9-2-11	0	1-2	0	0	0	0	0
Wake Forest?	27	2-1-3	1-3	0	0	0	0	0	0
Georgia?	62	6-5-11	2-2	0	0	0	0	0	0
Notre Dame?#		1-8-9	1-1	0	0	0	0	0	0
* Returned 25 yds for TD; @ Returned 34 yds for TD

1997 Ply P-A-T TFL Sck FC FR Int PB PR Notre Dame? 65 2-4-6 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 1 Wake Forest? 44 5-3-8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Clemson? 61 6-3-9 1-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 Boston Col.? 31 1-1-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NC State? 50 2-5-7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Florida State? 47 0-3-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 N. Carolina? 66 5-2-7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Virginia DNP?INJURED Duke DNP?INJURED Maryland DNP?INJURED Georgia? 50 1-4-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 W. Virginia?# 63 3-2-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1996 Ply P-A-T TFL Sck FC FR Int PB PR NC State 1 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wake Forest 13 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 North Carolina 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Duke 34 3-0-3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 Virginia 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Clemson 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Central Florida 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Florida State 13 1-1-2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Maryland 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Navy 0 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Georgia 0 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1995 Ply P-A-T TFL Sck FC FR Int PB PR Furman 23 3-2-5 0 1-2 0 0 0 0 0 Arizona 9 3-0-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Virginia 21 4-1-5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Maryland 8 1-2-3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Duke 5 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 North Carolina 0 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Florida State 3 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Clemson 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Wake Forest 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NC State 0 0-0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Georgia 0 1-0-1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

CAREER STATISTICS Year G-GS P-A Total TFL Sck FC FR Int PB PR 1995 11-0 13-5 18 0 1-2 0 0 0 0 0 1996 11-0 7-1 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1997 8-8 22-25 47 2-2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1998 11-11 56-34 90 6-8 4-40 2 2 1-7 0 0 Total 41-19 98-65 163 8-10 5-42 2 2 1-7 2 1

CAREER HIGHS Tackles: 14 vs. Maryland, 1998 Sack: 1 vs. five teams TFL: 2 vs. NC State, 1998 (2 yds), Georgia, 1998 (2 yds) FC: 1 vs. North Carolina, 1998; Duke, 1998 FR: 1 vs. New Mexico State, 1998; Virginia, 1998 PB: 1 vs. Duke, 1996; vs. Wake Forest, 1997

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