August 3, 2006

North Vegas athlete has two offers

The state of Nevada is more known as an adult playground, but as its population grows the high school football is getting a lot better and is producing D-I level football players.

One of best players in the state is athlete/defensive back D.J. Campbell from North Las Vegas (Nev.) Cheyenne.

Campbell stood out on both sides of the football in 2005 when started at corner and quarterback.

Campbell's performance as a corner his junior season earned him first-team all-conference honors after racking up 61 tackles, four pass breakups, three interceptions and two tackles for loss.

As a quarterback, Campbell took over in the second game of the season. For the season he passed for 596 yards and 12 touchdowns. He also tacked on 572 yards of rushing and added 10 more touchdowns on the ground.

Campbell has two offers on the table from Michigan and Fresno State. He is being recruited by several other schools, but Arizona State, Cal, Oregon State, Washington, Michigan State and UNLV round out his top eight.

Michigan and Cal are Campbell's early favorites.

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