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Cameron Roane
Player Profile:
Cameron Roane 1868851
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195
Year: Senior
Hometown: Durham, N.C.
High School: Riverside H.S.
Major: Architecture
Experience: 3 Letters

CAREER

Three-year letterman at defensive back … Played in 25 career games … Made 51 career tackles, one interception and 11 pass breakups.

2016

Second Team All-Ivy League selection as a junior defensive back … Emerged as one of the top cover corners in the Ivy League … Started all 10 games as a cornerback … Ranked No. 18 in the Ivy League in pass breakups (seven) … Ranked seventh on the team in tackles with 35 (22 solo) with 2.0 tackles for loss and ranked second on the team in pass breakups (seven) … Made four tackles (three solo), broke up pass vs. Cornell (Nov. 12) … Made four tackles (four solo) with one tackle for loss at Harvard (Nov. 5) … Broke up three passes, made three tackles vs. Yale (Oct. 28) … Finished with a career-high five tackles (two solo) with two pass breakups vs. Dartmouth (Oct. 22) … Made four tackles (two solo) at Wagner (Oct. 8) … Finished with three solo tackles and a pass breakup at Georgetown (Sept. 24) … Made five tackles (two solo) in the season opener vs. Saint Francis U (Sept. 17).

2015

Played in seven games in the secondary … Registered 12 tackles (seven solo), broke up three passes and defended four passes on the season … Intercepted first career pass and registered three tackles in win over Wagner.

2014

Played in eight games as a freshman … Recorded four tackles on year.

HIGH SCHOOL

A 2014 graduate of Riverside High School in Durham, N.C., where he played three years of varsity football for head coach David Hackney … First team All-Pac-6 Conference ... WRAL Extra Effort Award Winner … Served as football team captain in 2013 and 2014 ... Led Pirates to a 4-9 overall record in 2014 … Finished his junior year with 20 rushes for 259 yards and two touchdowns, nine receptions for 103 yards, two kickoff returns for touchdowns (9-267) and 36 tackles (31 solo) … Returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown … Led Pirates to an 8-4 overall record and state playoff appearance as a junior in 2013, the program's first since 2006 ...... Hosted the program's first home playoff game in 11 years … Also competed in track and field … Junior Olympic Track All-American … Competed in the 110-meter hurdles … Team placed second in the state in the 4x100 meter relay … National Honor Society member.

PERSONAL

Born Cameron James Roane on April 24, 1996 … Son of Wilton and Sharon Roane … Both parents attended East Carolina University … Became the first Riverside football player since 2006 to sign on to play NCAA Division I football … Also became the first player in the history of Riverside High School to commit to play in the Ivy League … Volunteered his time with elementary school students … Chose Columbia over offers from Harvard, Dartmouth, Penn and Princeton … Enrolled at Columbia College … Majors in Architecture.

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