Every year we find players who go under the radar during the recruiting process. This year is no exception as many players who have great football skills are in the process of getting more interest from Division One programs or have come to find out they may be looking toward 1-AA status. One such player is Cameron Campeau of Fairmont High School (Kettering, Ohio).
Campeau is known for his hard running style and ability to be a workhorse back. Having been the key clog in the Firebirds offense the past two seasons, Campeau spent his summer taking in camps and looking for interest from several division one programs. Did it work? Campeau is on the verge of finding out as several schools have asked the 5'11 - 210 lb. running back to make unofficial visits during the coming weeks.
Ohio Prep Scene caught up with Campeau and talked about his senior season and where he will visit in the coming weeks.
OPS: How has your senior season gone so far?
CC: As a team we've not had the type of season we felt we could have. Our record isn't very good (1-5) but I feel we can beat some of the teams we have left. As for me I'm doing ok.
OPS: This week you have a tough game against Wayne, how do you feel your team will do against them?
CC: I think we have a real good chance to beat them. We did it last year and I feel if we play like were capable we'll do it again.
OPS: How has recruiting been treating you so far.
CC: Ok, I'm going to go up and visit Toledo this weekend and then next weekend Miami has asked that I come down for a game. So we'll see what happens and go from there.
OPS: Last season you were one of the top backs in Southwest Ohio, how does your stats look this year?
CC: I've really not checked. I know I'm doing ok, but I don't really know how many yards I've got this season.
OPS: Cameron we wish you the best and look forward to talking with you in a couple of weeks.
Having seen Cameron play in person I've come to appreciate the great ability he shows along with toughness you can't teach. Fairmont is not afraid to give him the ball 30-40 times a game. In fact, last season Cameron carried the ball in one game a whopping 63 times to set an Ohio High School record. On that night he finished with 6 touchdowns and a pair of 2-point conversions to go with his 413 yards.
Ohio Prep Scene will keep updated with Cameron during the next few months as his recruiting takes shape.