Cameron Gray's Gateway team is off to another 3-0 start. The Gators were impressive this past Friday in a 43-25 win over Kiski Area on Friday night. Gray, 6-1, 205, has moved up to play corner where he finished with five tackles in Friday's win.
"Individually, the season is going really good," Gray said. "We're going along the season, learning the season. They say your senior year always goes quicker. It does. As far as practices, one minute you're practicing, next minute it'S Friday night lights."
Gateway has also undergone a coaching change, as longtime head coach Terry Smith became the receivers coach at Temple. Don Smith, secondary coach, remained in his role--a guy Gray credits a lot to keeping this team together.
"All the coaches are always on me in a good way and a bad way," Gray added. "It's always good to have them yelling at you. Coach Don does that for you, and it helps you stay on course."
Gray finished with five tackles in Gateway's most recent win, playing at corner. Corner is sort of a new position for him. He also be getting a new position on offense, too.
"Right now, I'm just playing corner," Gray said. "The coaches said that I should start looking at running back. The coaches said they could use my speed."
Gray is also a track star for Gateway.
As far as recruiting, Gray has seen a little spike in interest. Pittsburgh and Georgia Tech are two schools he's heard a little from. He went to the Panthers' win over New Mexico this past Saturday with his cousin, Montae Nicholson--also a star for the Gators.
"Every time I go down there, it's cool because they know my name," Gray said. "Coach Don is helping me out with recruiting. All the Pitt coaches are real nice. They're from Pittsburgh, so hearing from my hometown school is definitely special. After the game, we went in the locker room. They were so hyped up after that win."
Did the coaches offer any advice to him?
"Keep on working hard, keep earning," Gray said. "The only thing i can do is keep getting better, going hard at practice."