D.J. Cameron
    D.J.  Cameron


    Florissant, Mo.

    High School:
    Hazelwood Central

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 204





    D.J. Cameron leads Saluki defense in 2015 while adjusting to life as a father

    Cameron has close relationship with his father, and now his newborn son


    South Dakota State Post-Game Notes

    No. 7 SDSU is the highest ranked opponent SIU has defeated since Oct. 17, 2009 (No. 2 Northern Iowa).


    Illinois Post-Game Notes

    The Saluki defense has now recorded a sack in 40 of its previous 41 games.


    Good give-and-take characterizes Saluki Football Spring Game

    Offense made big plays in passing game, but defense forced four turnovers.


    Offense bounces back with strong performance in second spring scrimmage

    Kory Faulkner passed for 239 yards and four TDs.


    Photo Gallery at Western Illinois

    Photo Gallery at Western Illinois, Oct. 3, 2015

    2015 (Senior):
    2015 Game-by-Game
    Started all 11 games…Made 66 tackles, 3.5 tackles for loss and a sack…First career sack vs. Illinois State…Intercepted passes at Western Illinois and vs. Illinois State…Had 38 interception return yards…Broke up five passes…His 65 tackles ranked fourth on the team…Named team’s Most Valuable Defensive Back by his teammates.

    2014 (Junior)
    2014 Game-by-Game
    Started all 12 games...Third on the team with 75 tackles...Intercepted a pass against SEMO and returned it to the one-yard line, setting up a Saluki touchdown...Broke up eight passes and recovered a fumble...Posted double-digit tackles twice, including a season-high 12 against SEMO...Recorded six tackles and a tackle-for-loss in the season finale at Illinois State.... Earned a spot on the MVFC Academic Honor Roll.

    2013 (Sophomore)
    2013 Game-by-Game
    Started all 12 games at strong safety...Finished third on the team with 58 total tackles...His 35 solo tackles were third highest on the team...Led the team with a career-high 11 tackles in a road win over No. 7 South Dakota State...Tied for the team lead with seven tackles and recovered a fumble against No. 1 North Dakota State...Tied for the team lead with two interceptions, one at Illinois and one against Illinois State.

    2012 (Redshirt Freshman)
    2012 Game-by-Game
    Played in 10 games, starting the final 10 games of the season at strong safety...Fifth on the team with 58 total tackles and third on the team with 29 solo tackles...Recorded a career-high nine tackles against Youngstown State and again against North Dakota State...Led the team with two interceptions...Forced a fumble against Youngstown State.

    2011 (Freshman)

    High School
    Was rated as the 26th-best prep player in St. Louis by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in its Super 30 rankings...Two-year starter...First team All-State and first team All-Conference as a senior...Recorded 87 tackles, three forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and a tackle for a loss...Helped the Hawks to a 13-1 record and a runner-up finish in Missouri's largest classification by leading the defense that only allowed 12.6 points per game...Caught 26 passes for 679 yards and six touchdowns as a receiver in 2010...Had 62 tackles as a junior while leading team to a 13-1 record and state championship.

    Born in St. Louis, Mo., on Jan. 9, 1993...Son of Kim and David Cameron...Mother is a branch manager and father is a certified repairman...Has one brother and one sister...Majoring in psychology.

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