Niall Campbell
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Niall Campbell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Lemont, Ill.

High School:
Chicago Mt. Carmel

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 230

Position:
LB

Experience:
3L

2005: Started all 11 games at middle linebacker ... had a season-high 10 tackles against Eastern Illinois, Northern Iowa and Western Illinois ... also intercepted a pass against Western Illinois ... recovered a fumble in the end zone for a touchdown against Murray State ... forced a fumble at Eastern Illinois, which was returned 42 yards by Kye Stewart for a score.

2004: Saw action in all 11 games with two starting assignments ... posted a season-best four tackles at Western Kentucky.

2003: Played in 11 games with one starting assignment ... claimed first career start at Missouri State with 11 tackles, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery ... forced a pair of fumbles at Illinois.

2002: Redshirted.

Chicago Mt. Carmel HS: Finished his prep career as the second all-time leading tackler in school history ... garnered all-state and All-Catholic League honors ... was named all-area by five different local papers ... named defensive player of the year by the Hammond Times ... named team MVP ... the Caravan won state titles his sophomore and junior seasons ... coached by Frank Lenti.

Data: Born 3-13-84 in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Eamonn and Ita Campbell ... major: exercise science ... three-time member of the AFNI Honor Roll ... pronounced: NILE.