Cameron Jensen "The General" -- Released

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Cameron Jensen "The General" -- Released

Post by hawkwing » Thu Aug 23, 2007 2:50 pm

Current Position: None
Current Team: None

Previous Position: LB
Previous Team: Seattle Seahawks

Position at BYU: LB
Years at BYU: 2004 - 2006

Media Guide Information
Linebacker
6-2, 247,
Bountiful, UT / Ricks JC

At BYU
SUMMARY: Anchored BYU's defense for three years ... led his team in tackles in each of his collegiate seasons including three years for BYU and one season at Ricks JC ... played in 35 of 36 career games as a Cougar ... a three-time All-Mountain West Conference honoree ... only BYU defender since 1977 to lead his team in tackles in three consecutive seasons ...two year team captain ... three-time Academic All-MWC. SENIOR - (2006): Named First Team All-MWC ... led BYU in tackles (107), solo tackles (57) and fumble recoveries ... second on the team with 9.5 tackles for a combined loss of 44 yards ... second on the team with four sacks for a combined loss of 32 yards ... third on team with three interceptions ... captained a defense that gave up only 14.7 points per game, which was 10th nationally ... captained a defense that ranked fourth nationally in turnover margin with +14 turnover margin (+1.08 pg) ... recorded four tackles and one interception against Arizona ... also had one interception negated by a pass interference penalty that occurred behind him ... registered 11 tackles against Utah State ... led the Cougars with 13 tackles and an interception in BYU's victory at No. 15 TCU ... led BYU with 13 tackles in the Cougars 33-14 win over Air Force ... was named the MWC Defensive Player of the Week for his nine-tackle, two-sack performance at Colorado State ... had nine tackles against Wyoming ... recorded eight tackles and an interception against New Mexico ... led the Cougars with 10 tackles in the regular season finale against Utah ... recorded eight tackles and a sack in BYU's Las Vegas Bowl victory over Oregon ... a Bronko Nagurski and All-American candidate ... named preseason All-MWC by The Sporting News, Athlon Sports, Blue Ribbon and Phil Steele.

JUNIOR - (2005): Earned letterman honors as a junior... named Academic All-MWC ... named team defensive MVP ... played in 11 games during the season ... registered 84 tackles on the season, more than any other Cougar ... of the 84 tackles, included 44 solo takedowns ... credited to one sack against Utah for a 6 yard loss ... registered four interceptions on the season ... credited to one pass break-up and one QB hit ... a Bronko Nagurski Trophy candidate ... a 2005 Preseason Mountain West All-Conference selection ... a Phil Steele's College Football Preview preseason Honorable Mention All-American ... named a Preseason First-Team All-Mountain West Conference performer by Lindy's Football Annuals, Phil Steele's College Football Preview, Athlon Sports, Street & Smiths, Blue Ribbon Yearbook/ESPN.com and College Football News ... ranked as the second best linebacker in the MWC by College Football News ... participated in spring drills ... credited with one tackles in the annual Blue-White game.

SOPHOMORE - (2004): An Academic All-Mountain West Conference selection ... earned Mountain West Conference honorable mention honors ... started all 11 games at middle linebacker ... lettered as a sophomore ... recorded a team-leading 103 tackles on the season ... registered five double-digit tackle performances during the season ... credited with a season-high 12 tackles against UNLV ... tallied a season-high nine solo tackles at Stanford ... had a team-high 12 tackles for a combined loss of 30 yards, including one sack (vs. Boise State) ... credited with two interceptions on the season, including a 26-yard return for a touchdown against UNLV ... participated in spring drills ... posted five tackles in the annual Blue-White scrimmage, including three solo takedowns ... credited with two tackles for a loss, including one sack.

REDSHIRT - (2003): Redshirted after returning from a Church mission in Russia. Received Prep Defensive Player of the week honors for Georgia Tech and Notre Dame.

Before BYU
Graduated from Bountiful High School in 1999 ... helped lead the Braves to the 4-A state championship game ... a three-year letter-winner at Bountiful HS ... earned both 4-A Most Valuable Player and Defensive Player-of-the-Year honors as a senior ... with a 3.85 grade-point average, was honored as a National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete.

Personal
Parents are Gordon and Mary ... served a Church mission to Rostov, Russia ... recruited by Oklahoma, UCLA, Arizona and Utah ... his father played both basketball and baseball at the University of Utah ... his mother, Mary, was a Cougarette at BYU.

Other College
Ricks JC: Led Ricks College in tackles and earned all-conference honors as a true freshman.

Statistics

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Yr   Solo   Ast   Total   TFL/Yds   Sacks/Yds   Int/Yds   PBU   QBH   FR  FF
2004  49    54     103    12.0/30    1.0/10      2/26      2     2     2   1
2005  44    40      84     6.0/17    1.0/6       0/10      4     1     1   0
2006  57    50     107     9.5/44    4.0/32      3/20      3     0     3   0
Total 150   144    294    27.5/91    6.0/48      5/56      9     3     6   1

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Re: Cameron Jensen "The General" -- Released

Post by hawkwing » Thu Oct 04, 2007 12:24 pm

Cam was recently released by the Seattle Seahawks Practice squad.

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