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Cam

Dillon

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Linebacker
Height 6'3"
Weight 225
Year First Year
Hometown Findlay, Ohio
High School Findlay H.S.
Major Engineering
Experience High School
School: SEAS
Birthdate July 27, 1999

Bio

HIGH SCHOOL

 

A 2018 graduate of Findlay High School in Findlay, Ohio, where he played three years of varsity football for Head Coach Mark Ritzler … Two-time Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association All-State selection … Named a Second Team All-Ohio selection as a senior and honorable mention pick as a junior … Two-time First Team All-Northwest District honoree … Two-time First Team All-Three Rivers Athletic Conference selection … Selected as an Academic All-Ohio honoree following his senior season … Seven-time Academic All-League honoree (three times in football, four times in baseball) … Saw action at linebacker, running back and wide receiver … Named team captain and earned team leadership award as a senior … Totaled 79 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks on defense, finished with nine total touchdowns, 630 yards receiving with four touchdowns and 331 rushing yards and five touchdowns on offense along with one blocked one punt as a senior … Registered 15 tackles (four for loss, 1.5 sacks), 107 yards rushing and one touchdown, 89 yards receiving and one touchdown and blocked a punt against Oregon Clay … Totaled 13 tackles (three for losses), 183 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns against Cincinnati Harrison … Scored the winning touchdown in a three-overtime game against rival Fremont Ross … Led the Trojans to a 4-6-2 overall record as a senior … Following senior year, selected to play in the 73rd annual Ohio North-South All-Star Game on April 28, 2018 at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in Massillon, Ohio … Finished with 88 tackles (three for loss), five interceptions, 3.0 sacks, 11 pass breakups on defense and registered 343 receiving yards, 67 rushing yards and three touchdowns as a junior … Led the Trojans to a 7-4 overall record and state playoff appearance as a junior … Concluded sophomore year with 45 tackles (two for losses), one sack, one blocked punt and 89 yards receiving as a sophomore … Also played four years of varsity baseball … Three-time All-TRAC selection in baseball … Earned First Team honors as a junior infielder and honorable mention honors as a sophomore … Two-time baseball team captain … Earned Scholar-Athlete status and is a four-time scholar-athlete selection … Four-time distinguished honor roll member … National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society member … Involved in a variety of community service activities including volunteering at the local Salvation Army and other organizations.

 

PERSONAL

 

Born Cameron Michael Dillon on July 27, 1999 in Plymouth, Mass. … Son of Michael and Lynn Dillon … Has a brother Patrick … Nickname is C-Dilly or Dilly … Father Michael played football at Purdue (1984-89), uncle Pat played football at Western Michigan, uncle Tim played football at both Navy and Virginia, grandfather Joe Dillon played football and competed in track and field at both Army and Dayton, mother Lynn swam at St. Michael’s College (1985-89) and great uncle Jim Dillon played football at California … Great uncle attended Columbia before enlisting in the Navy … Great grandfather graduated from Harvard … Attended same high school as Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger … Not many people know this but he has type 1 diabetes … Hobbies and interests include working out … Loves playing football because of the effort required, teamwork and preparation and the fact that he gets to hit people … Role model is Bo Jackson because he is the greatest athlete in modern history and phenomenal person … Committed to Columbia on December 12, 2017 … Chose Columbia because it offers him the opportunity of a lifetime to be a true student-athlete at one of the best schools in the world located in the best city in the world … Also selected Columbia because of his football opportunity, world-class education, amazing people, location and rise of athletics at Columbia … Selected Columbia over scholarship offers from Youngstown State, Air Force, Kent State, Virginia Military Institute, Fordham, North Dakota State, Colgate and Indiana State and offer from Brown … Enrolled at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science and intends to major in Mechanical Engineering … Has a career goal to build and design airplanes.

 

 

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