Played his best football at the end of his redshirt freshman season after earning a starting safety spot in fall camp ... Confidence and field awareness have increased significantly entering year two ... Hard-hitting player with a great football IQ ... Already a respected leader on defensive unit.
Closed rookie season as NU's leading tackler with 100 hits ... Named a Freshman All-American by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and Rivals/Yahoo! Sports ... Tabbed an All-Freshman Defensive selection by Collegefootballnews.com ... Made first collegiate start at safety in season-opener vs. Boston College ... Registered two tackles (one solo), including a 1-yard TFL, vs. the Eagles ... Had four tackles (two solos) vs. Eastern Illinois ... Named team's defensive big playmaker for his efforts at Army (career-high 13 tackles, including five solo hits) ... Notched 10 tackles, a pass breakup and a 0.5 TFL at Illinois ... Named team's defensive big playmaker against Michigan: two interceptions (43 return yards) and nine tackles ... Also recognized by College Football Performance for his efforts against Michigan ... Five tackles vs. Iowa ... One tackle vs. Penn State (first game he did not start in 2011) ... Closed the Indiana game with eight solo tackles and a pass breakup ... Led team with a career-high-tying 13 tackles, one of them a 5-yard TFL, at Nebraska ... Also recovered one of NU's two forced fumbles ... Led team with nine tackles (eight solos) and a pass breakup in win over Rice as he earned NU's defensive player of the game honors ... Totaled seven tackles in NU's win vs. Minnesota ... Credited with eight tackles (seven solos) and a pass breakup vs. Michigan State ... Notched 11 tackles, which included one TFL, vs. Texas A&M in the bowl game ... Academic All-Big Ten honoree.
Did not see action ... Named team's defensive practice player of the week on a pair of occasions -- vs. Vanderbilt and Indiana ... Also named team's special teams practice player of the week vs. Illinois.
SuperPrep All-Northeast, Rivals.com All-Northeast and PrepStar All-East honoree ... Ranked 29th overall among all Pennsylvania players by SuperPrep and 37th overall among all Pennsylvania players by Rivals.com ... Ranked second-best defensive back in the state by Rivals.com ... Ranked 22nd among all players in Pennsylvania by SuperPrep ... Starred for Chestnut Hill as both a running back and defensive back ... Earned all-league (defensive back), all-state (running back), all-Southeastern Pennsylvania (running back) and all-city (defensive back) ... Named to the Philadelphia Daily News' All-Decade team as a defensive back -- 26 players were honored on this team ... Named the Blue Devils' Offensive MVP ... Rushed for 3,857 yards and 52 TD's during career ... Had 1,885 yards and 28 TD's his senior season ... Defensively, totaled 135 tackles, nine interceptions, four forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... Scored the game-winning TD vs. Haverford with a run in overtime that lifted CHA to the league championship ... Selected to play in Philadelphia's City All-Star game and Pennsylvania's East-West All-Star game ... Voted CHA's "Top Senior Athlete" in 2009-10 ... Helped the Blue Devils go 9-1 in 2009 (school does not participate in the state playoffs) ... Also lettered in track and field (hurdles and sprints) ... Graduated cum laude ... Three years on the CHA Honor Roll ... Coached by Rick Knox.
Born Ibraheim Malcolm-Ramon Campbell ... Son of Carole Campbell and Michael Jones ... Brother, Rashad, plays football at Cornell (he rushed for 4,204 yards at CHA) ... Uncles Aquil Stinson (Georgetown) and Malik Jones (Bloomsburg) also played college football ... Majoring in economics.
08/09/2014 - 2014 PRESEASON JIM THORPE AWARD WATCH LIST: Ibraheim Campbell, Northwestern, Sr.,...Honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches, media) in 2013 ... Started all 12 games at strong safety ... Ranked tied for third in the Big Ten with four interceptions ... Quarterfinalist for Lott IMPACT Award ... Finished fifth on the team with 73 tackles ... Had 10 tackles for the second time in three games against Michigan State. - Northwestern football