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Draft Scout Colby Cameron News
04/08/13 - 2013 Louisiana Tech Pro Day: There were a total of 23 NFL teams represented at Louisiana Tech Pro Day on March 26. The workout was held outdoors on field-turf. A total of 24 players worked out. Colby Cameron QB (6-2 ¾, 210 pounds) – He has very good accuracy through intermediate area. He doesn’t have the strongest arm, but has adequate arm strength to throw the ball. Cameron kept his numbers from the combine. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com
01/15/13 - EAST WEST SHRINE GAME - MONDAY PRACTICE: Louisiana Tech quarterback Colby Cameron doesn't have nearly the height or arm strength as the other quarterbacks on the East squad, but he didn't look short next to Collin Klein or Nathan Stanley, who both stand at least 6-5. With his compact delivery, Cameron fired passes all over the field, especially showing zip and velocity on out-routes. Cameron is more of a touch passer, but through one practice he didn't look out of place with the big size, big-armed quarterbacks. - Dane Brugler, NFLDraftScout.com
12/07/12 - 2012 ALL-WAC FIRST TEAM (COACHES): QB-Colby Cameron, Louisiana Tech, Sr., has been selected First Team All-Western Athletic Conference (Coaches selection) for the 2012 college football season. Quarterback Colby Cameron was named the WAC Offensive Player of the Year after finishing the season ranked second in the nation in passing with 345.6 yards per game and fourth in total offense with 360.3 yards per contest. Cameron completed 359-of-522 passes for 4,147 yards and 31 touchdowns with just five interceptions. He didn't throw his first interception until the 11th game of the season. Cameron set a new NCAA record for most consecutive passes without an interception with 428 attempts this year and 444 going back to last season. - Louisiana Tech Football
12/03/12 - Louisiana Tech, with a 9-3 record and the highest scoring team in the country, isn't going to a bowl game. La Tech athletic director Bruce Van De Velde told The Associated Press that Independence Bowl organizers offered a spot in their game on Saturday afternoon, but the Bulldogs had other possible options still available to them. Van De Velde said he asked the Independence Bowl for more time to make a decision, but was told by game organizers that they couldn't wait. ''Nobody turned a bowl bid down,'' he said. ''We asked for more time to vet two other opportunities that we had that we felt good about.''
Van De Velde said he told the Independence Bowl organizers: ''Anybody you are going to get to replace us will be there on Sunday. Just give us time to evaluate these opportunities.'' The Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La., had already invited Louisiana-Monroe from the Sun Belt Conference. Independence Bowl chairman Jack Andres said organizers had to set a deadline for Louisiana Tech. They were concerned if they waited they would be stuck with a team that was barely bowl eligible and too far away from Shreveport to bring many fans to the game. ''We had to make some decisions to get somebody in there. We've got sponsors, hotels. There's a lot of money riding on this,'' he said. ''Before we made another deal we called them back. - AP Sports
12/03/12 - 2012 WAC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Colby Cameron, Sr., QB, Louisiana Tech...Cameron, a senior quarterback from Newbury Park, Calif. (Newbury Park HS), is second in the nation in passing with 345.6 yards per game and fourth in total offense with 360.3 yards per contest. Cameron completed 359-of-522 passes for 4,147 yards and 31 touchdowns with just five interceptions. He didn’t throw his first interception until the 11th game of the season.
Cameron set a new NCAA record for most consecutive passes without an interception with 428 attempts this year and 444 going back to last season. This is Louisiana Tech’s second WAC Offensive Player of the Year award as running back Ryan Moats was the 2004 recipient. - WAC football