Big Cam Heyward Taking in 1st Game

Cameron Heyward is one of the most athletic big men in the south. At 6-6 and 270 pounds, Heyward projects as a defensive tackle on the next level. While he has long been considered to choose between two schools, Heyward isn't ready to tip his hand yet, but he is headed to one college campus this weekend. We caught up with him Monday night.

Cameron Heyward is a 6-6 and 270 pound defensive lineman from Peachtree Ridge High School that has helped his Lions team to a 2-0 start. The defense has yet to give up a point pitching back to back shutouts.

"We're doing pretty good," said Heyward. "I thought our defense has really stepped up. I think our defense is winning more games for us rather than relying on our offense."

Heyward is critical of his own play.

"There are some things I need to improve on, but I did good as a whole. I want to focus on not just making one big play and that's it, but trying to make every play a big play."

Heyward hasn't been to any college games yet this year, but that's going to change this weekend.

"I think I'm going to Georgia and UAB this weekend. I've been up to Georgia a couple of times for basketball games, but this will be my first football game. I'm looking forward to seeing the crowd there."

Heyward has been a regular at Georgia and Pittsburgh this year, so he will likely take his official visits to other schools.

"I haven't set up any official official visits yet. There are a bunch of schools I like. I'll probably visit LSU, Tennessee, Ohio State Florida State, and Florida I'll definitely visit Pittsburgh and Georgia again, but I probably won't have to take official visits there."

Heyward has long been considered a lean to either Pittsburgh or Georgia, but he isn't ready to tip his hand in the recruiting process.

"It's hard to say right now. There are a bunch of schools I like I'll be looking at academics and the comfort level me and my family have there."

Heyward has offers from all of the teams that he is considering, and he is one of the most heavily recruited big men still left on the recruiting board.

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