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Grant  Campbell


Bakersfield, Calif.

High School:
Garces Memorial HS

Last College:
Bakersfield College

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 230




Baylor Football vs Oklahoma State - 11/21/2015



Baylor, 45 vs. Oklahoma State, 35

Baylor travels to Stillwater to take on Oklahoma State.


All-Big 12 linebacker, lettered two seasons, former junior college transfer… Helped Baylor to 21-5 record in two seasons, including 2014 Big 12 championship and 2015 Russell Athletic Bowl win (10-2 mark at home)… Starting MLB as senior, earned All-Big 12 honorable mention by league coaches after leading team with 97 tackles… Totaled 108 tackles (71 solo, six TFL), 3.5 sacks (-40 yards), 10 QB hurries and two fumble recoveries in career… Enrolled at BU in Jan. 2014, transferred from Bakersfield College… Former collegiate baseball player (CSU Bakersfield)… Brother Jack played football at Cornell and Texas Tech, father Jack played at Cal Poly… Scheduled to graduate in May 2016 with a degree in communication studies.

2015 (Senior): Starting middle linebacker in all 13 games as senior… Earned All-Big 12 honorable mention by league coaches and third-team honors by Phil Steele… Ranked eighth in Big 12 with 7.5 tackles per game… Totaled team-high 97 tackles (63 solo, five for loss of 28 yards), 2.5 sacks (-25 yards), eight hurries and two fumble recoveries… Opened season with career-highs in tackles (team-high 11), TFL (2.0-7) and sacks (1.0-6) in first career start in win at SMU… Had seven stops (five solo) and recovered fumble in win over Rice in third game… Made 9 tackles (eight solo) and had QB hurry in win vs. Texas Tech in fourth game… Had seven stops including assisted sack in win at Kansas in fifth game… Totaled eight tackles and hurry in win over West Virginia in sixth game… Made eight stops and PBU in win over Iowa State in seventh game… Had career-high nine solo tackles, including 15-yard sack, and hurry and fumble recovery in win at Kansas State in eighth game… Made 10 stops and QB hurry vs. No. 15 TCU in 11th game… Had career-high three hurries and seven tackles vs. Texas in 12th game… Made seven tackles in Russell Athletic Bowl win over No. 10 North Carolina.

2014 (Junior): Played all 13 games as reserve linebacker and on special teams in first season at Baylor for 2014 Big 12 champions… Earned first collegiate letter… Totaled 11 tackles (eight solo), one sack (-15 yards) and two QB hurries on season… Saw action from scrimmage as backup linebacker in three of first four games, played exclusively on special teams in seven of final nine contests… Made FBS debut in season-opening win over SMU, totaled season-high three tackles (two solo) and one hurry… Had two tackles as reserve LB in win over Northwestern State in second game… Made special teams stop in win at Buffalo in third game… Played from scrimmage and had two solo tackles in win at Iowa State in fourth game… Made special teams tackle in win at Texas in fifth game… Played linebacker in win over Kansas in eighth game, had solo tackle and QB hurry… Made first career sack (-15 yards) in win at No. 16 Oklahoma ninth game… Played only special teams (no stats) over final four games.

Junior College (Bakersfield College): Played two seasons at Bakersfield (Calif.) College… Rated No. 187 junior college prospect by 247Sports… 2013 Region IV All-California first-team selection at Bakersfield as sophomore, two-time CCCAA first-team all-conference honoree… Led BC in tackles in 2013, totaled 108 (10.8 per game) and 3.5 sacks (-17 yards), 8.5 TFL, 2 QB hurries and one fumble recovery (32-yard return)… Named 2013 first-team SCFA All-Northern Conference as sophomore… Led 2012 Bakersfield squad to CCCAA championship as freshman… Named 2012 first-team SCFA All-Northern Conference.

CSU Bakersfield (baseball):Played baseball collegiately at CSU Bakersfield in first year out of high school in 2012… Played three games at centerfield at CSUB before transferring to BC to play football.

High School: Two-sport star at Garces Memorial High School in Bakersfield, Calif… All-state linebacker and two-way starter (running back)… Led GMHS to 10-2 record, Southeast Yosemite League title and Section Div. II semifinals as senior in 2010… Named first-team Cal-Hi Sports 2010 All-State (medium schools) and to 2010 All-Area team after leading all Central Section players with 158 tackles (98 solo) as senior… Selected first-team 2010 All-SEYL and team defensive MVP… Named first-team 2009 All-SEYL linebacker as junior… Starred on baseball team, left GMHS as school record-holder in career RBI (123), doubles (39) and stolen bases (38)… Four-time All-SEYL honoree in baseball and SEYL MVP as senior in 2011 after hitting .457 with 40 RBI and 18 doubles.

Personal: Son of Jack and Bonnie Campbell… Full name is Grant Anthony Campbell … Born Aug. 3, 1992, in Bakersfield, Calif… Scheduled to graduate in May 2016 with a degree in communication studies… Older brother, Jack, played football at Cornell and Texas Tech… Father, Jack, played football for Cal Poly.


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