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Cam Burrows
Cam  Burrows

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Trotwood, Ohio

High School:
Madison

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
DB

04/12/2013

Cincinnati: Here Come the Buckeyes

Trip will feature overload of game action plus Cincinnati sights, sounds and tastes. And bling!

03/08/2013

Two And Done ... For A While

Ohio State had its second practice of the spring Thursday; now the team is off until the 19th

03/05/2013

Buckeyes storm through first practice

Team practices in shorts and helmets in the Woody Hayes Athletic Center

03/04/2013

Ohio State Spring Football Set to Kick Off

Earliest start, perhaps, in school history comes after a 103-day break in practices

02/06/2013

Ohio State Signs 24 to National Letters of Intent

Highly regarded class includes five, five-star recruits and lots of DL and skill players

Ohio State Overview: Cam Burrows is a talented defensive back who came into Ohio State as a cornerback in 2013 but has played safety in each of the past two seasons (2014 and 2015) … has been competing against the likes of players like Vonn Bell (a 2016 second-round NFL Draft pick of New Orleans) and Tyvis Powell (a free agent with Seattle) for playing time, and he has also battled through a foot injury that limited him to just three appearances in 2015 and ultimately a red-shirt campaign … he enters 2016 healthy, once again, and in competition with Malik Hooker and Erick Smith for the starting safety positions that Powell and Bell manned for the past two seasons … Burrows, an OSU Scholar-Athlete last year and who graduated this spring with his degree in criminology, has played in 29 games and has earned two Varsity O letters … he has recorded 31 career tackles and five pass break-ups.

2015 Season (Red-shirt): Burrows played a total of 29 plays in three of the team’s first four games as a back-up safety before a foot injury ended his season.

2014 Season (Sophomore): Burrows played in 14 games for the College Football Playoff national champions including lining up at safety in 12 games ... was in on 296 defensive and special teams plays; third-most among the safeties ... was in on 17 tackles -- 10 of those solo -- and had pass break-ups against Cincinnati and vs. Wisconsin in the Big Ten championship game ... had four tackles in the season opener vs. Navy and had three stops vs. Kent, Rutgers and Michigan State ... did not wear his typical No. 16 jersey vs. Oregon in the national title game -- or in practices leading up to the game -- as Ohio State was out to "eliminate 16" ... as a result, he wore jersey No. 8 vs. the Ducks.

2013 Season (Freshman): Burrows played in 12 games for the Buckeyes and was credited with 11 tackles and two pass break-ups ... a special teams player throughout the year, he did line up on defense in eight games, including playing a career-best 52 plays on defense vs. Indiana ... he stepped in for an injured Doran Grant against the pass-happy Hoosiers and played well, recording two pass break-ups and five tackles, including four solo stops.

More on Cam: Burrows was Ohio State’s first commitment to the 2013 class when he announced in January 2012 that he would be a Buckeye … he was also among the first to arrive at Ohio State, as he was one of five Class of 2013 recruits to enroll in school in January … a first-team Associated Press all-state selection as a junior and senior, Burrows helped lead Trotwood Madison to three consecutive Division II state championship games, including an unbeaten, 15-0 state-title winning season in 2011 … had 14 pass break-ups as a senior for coach Maurice Douglass’ 12-3, 2012 state finalist team and also had 39 tackles … a consensus four-star cornerback (ESPN, Rivals, Scout, 247Sports) who was the No. 38 prospect nationally (Rivals), an ESPN 150 performer (No. 62) and the No. 2 senior in Ohio (ESPN) … played in the 2013 Under Armour All-American game … a two-time state track finalist in the sprint relays … the first from his high school to sign with Ohio State since Will Allen (Class of 2000), who committed while at Trotwood Madison before transferring to Huber Heights Wayne for his senior year … Burrows is the son of Dionne and Andre Burrows … his brother, Chris, won multiple Pac 12 track and field championships as part of the sprint relay teams for Arizona State University.

CAM BURROW'S DEFENSIVE STATS

YEAR G-GS UA A TOT TFL FR PBU INT
2013 12-0 8 3 11 0 0 2 0
2014 14-0 10 7 17 0 0 2 0
2015 3-0 3 0 3 0 0 1 0
TOT 29-0 21 10 31 0 0 5 0