2015 NFL DRAFT

William Campbell, DT

School: Michigan  |  Conference: BIG10
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Detroit, MI
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 311 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
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Latest News
03/17/2013 - 2013 Michigan Pro Day: William Campbell, DT (6-4 5/8, 311) - Campbell ran the 40 in 5.22 and 5.15 seconds. He had a 27-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-11 broad jump. His short shuttle time was 4.71 seconds and three-cone time was 7.28 seconds. Campbell had 35 strength lifts of 225 pounds. In high school, Campbell was a three-year starter at offensive tackle and a two-year starter at defensive tackle for Cass Technical (Mich.) High School. There is a feeling that he might be a better offensive line prospect than defensive lineman in the NFL. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

12/26/2012 - Roy Roundtree flourished as one of the Big Ten's best receivers as a sophomore, but his production tapered the past two years. Will Campbell didn't do much of anything his first three years, then blossomed as an All-Big Ten defensive tackle this year. Two very different paths. One shared goal: The NFL. Neither senior is considered a lock to be drafted, after checkered careers, but both players' stock was boosted recently by invitations to postseason showcases.

Campbell was tabbed for the East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 19 in St. Petersberg, Fla., and said he plans to participate. Roundtree was selected for the Raycom All-Star Classic on Jan. 19 in Montgomery, Ala., but will wait before accepting the offer in case a better opportunity arises. - Kyle Meinke, Michigan Live

12/04/2012 - 2012 ALL-BIG TEN HONORABLE MENTION (MEDIA): William Campbell, Michigan, has been selected Honorable Mention All-Big Ten (Media selection) for the 2012 college football season. - Michigan football

09/07/2012 - DL Will Campbell, who had been the poster boy for under-achievement in his first three seasons in Ann Arbor after arriving with huge expectations, made the first start of his career against Alabama. - The Sports Xchange

09/01/2012 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: DT Will Campbell -- One of the top recruits in the nation when he came out of Cass Tech in Detroit, Campbell has had a career filled with unfulfilled expectations to this point. The Michigan coaches have been chirping about the "new" Will Campbell, and the jury of fans get their first look at the evidence against Alabama. - The Sports Xchange

07/24/2012 - Michigan DT Will Campbell pleaded guilty Monday to a civil infraction of blocking a sidewalk. The senior was cited as a minor in possession of alcohol on April 7th, less than two months before his 21st birthday. He initially pleaded not guilty on May 21, according to Mark Snyder of the Detroit Free Press, but accepted the plea deal on Monday and will pay fines accordingly. Also on April 7th, Campbell was cited for one felony and one misdemeanor charge, stemming from an incident where the 322-pound tackle rolled across the hood of a car. Campbell agreed to pay $2,100 dollars to the owner of the car, according to Snyder. Michigan coach Brady Hoke had cited Campbell as a potential captain for the Wolverines. Campbell, who has one career start, was expected to replace Michigan's Mike Martin, who was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the third round of April's NFL draft. - Mike Singer, CBSSports.com

06/14/2012 - The people of Ann Arbor can sleep easily tonight knowing that the evil man who slides across the hoods of cars has faced justice. Michigan defensive lineman William Campbell was charged with a felony -- a felony!! -- count of malicious destruction of property after he slid across the hood of a Lincoln Town Car that wasn't his in early April. Campbell had the felony charge dropped after a guilty plea to a lesser misdemeanor charge. Campbell told the judge that he was crossing Church Street in the early morning when he "slid across the hood" of the car and caused damage to the vehicle. Damage Campbell will have to pay for, as part of his plea deal calls for him to pay $2,100 restitution for the hurting he put on that poor, unsuspecting car. Campbell is expected to be Michigan's starting nose tackle in 2012. Campbell had 14 tackles and 2 sacks for the Wolverines in 2011. - Tom Fornelli, CBS Sports

 
 
Latest News
03/17/2013 - 2013 Michigan Pro Day: William Campbell, DT (6-4 5/8, 311) - Campbell ran the 40 in 5.22 and 5.15 seconds. He had a 27-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-11 broad jump. His short shuttle time was 4.71 seconds and three-cone time was 7.28 seconds. Campbell had 35 strength lifts of 225 pounds. In high school, Campbell was a three-year starter at offensive tackle and a two-year starter at defensive tackle for Cass Technical (Mich.) High School. There is a feeling that he might be a better offensive line prospect than defensive lineman in the NFL. - Gil Brandt, NFL.com

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