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Cameron Heyward
DE #97
Height:
6-5
Weight:
288
Age:
25
College:
Ohio State
Hometown:
Suwanee, Georgia
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2014):

TCKL
22
SCK
3.0
FF
0
INT
--
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 112 71 41 10.5 0 8 0 0 -- 0 0 1 1
2014 PIT 7 7 22 13 9 3.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 PIT 16 13 59 35 24 5.0 -- 7 -- -- -- -- -- 0 1
2012 PIT 16 0 20 13 7 1.5 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2011 PIT 16 0 11 10 1 1.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 1 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 CLE W 30-27 4 3 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2 @BAL L 6-26 7 2 5 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
3 @CAR W 37-19 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
4 TB L 24-27 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @JAC W 17-9 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 @CLE L 10-31 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 HOU W 30-23 3 3 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Cameron Heyward
Defensive End

PRO (54-19/1-0): Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward has not missed a game in the first three seasons of his NFL career…drafted by the Steelers in the first round (31st overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

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Cameron Heyward
Defensive End

PRO (54-19/1-0): Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward has not missed a game in the first three seasons of his NFL career…drafted by the Steelers in the first round (31st overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft.

2014 (6-6):

  • 9/7 vs. Cleveland: Started at DE for the first time in a season opener…recorded a sack on QB Brian Hoyer for a six-yard loss on the Browns final drive of the game…led the defensive line with five tackles…tied for the team lead with three QB pressures.
  • 9/11 at Baltimore: Finished second among defensive linemen with five tackles…played in his 50th career contest.
  • 9/21 at Carolina: Led the team with a season-high four QB pressures…was part of a defensive line that held the Panthers to 10 rushing yards in the first half.
  • 9/28 vs. Tampa Bay: Sacked QB Mike Glennon for a loss of 15 yards.
  • 10/5 at Jacksonville: Led the defensive line with two tackles.
  • 10/12 at Cleveland: Recorded a sack on Cleveland’s first possession…marked 10.5 sacks for his career.

2013 (16-13): Played in all 16 games, making a career-best 13 starts…recorded a career-high five sacks on the season.

  • 9/8 vs. Tennessee: Finished tied for second on the team with three QB pressures.
  • 9/16 at Cincinnati: Finished second on the team with three QB pressures.
  • 9/22 vs. Chicago: Started his first career NFL contest.
  • 9/29 vs. Minnesota (London): Tied for the team lead with two QB pressures.
  • 10/13 at N.Y. Jets: Led the team with a career-high six QB pressures.
  • 10/20 vs. Baltimore: Led the defensive line with two QB pressures.
  • 10/27 at Oakland: Recorded nine tackles.
  • 11/3 at New England: Sacked QB Tom Brady for a loss of eight yards to force a third-and-goal from the Pittsburgh 17-yard line that they did not convert…marked his first sack of the season…finished second on the team with three QB pressures.
  • 11/10 vs. Buffalo: Recorded a sack for a loss of 11 yards…marked the first time in his career that he registered a sack in back-to-back games…led the defensive line with five tackles.
  • 11/17 vs. Detroit: Led the defensive line with seven tackles…recorded a career-high two pass breakups.  
  • 11/24 at Cleveland: Sacked QB Jason Campbell on third-and-two early in the second quarter for a seven-yard loss…recovered a fumble that was forced by S Troy Polamalu…marked his first career fumble recovery.
  • 12/8 vs. Miami: Recorded a team-high and career-high 12 tackles…sacked QB Ryan Tannehill for a loss of eight yards.
  • 12/15 vs. Cincinnati: Tied for the team high with three QB pressures.
  • 12/22 at Green Bay: Led the defensive line with six tackles.
  • 12/29 vs. Cleveland: Led the team with three QB pressures…added his fifth sack of the season.

2012 (16-0): Saw action at DE and on special teams in all 16 contests…set a career-high with 22 tackles and 1.5 sacks…9/16 vs. N.Y. Jets: Recorded his second career sack, taking down QB Mark Sanchez…11/18 vs. Baltimore: Saw increased action at DE in place of injured DE Ziggy Hood…led the defensive line with a career-high five tackles…12/9 vs. San Diego: Tallied one QB pressure and two tackles…12/30 vs. Cleveland: Recorded a half-sack on QB Thad Lewis to give him a career-high 1.5 on the season…added two QB pressures.

2011 (16-0/1-0): Saw action in all 16 regular-season games, and the lone postseason contest on special teams and on the defensive line in his rookie season…had nine tackles, one sack, two pass breakups and one forced fumble…added three tackles in the postseason contest at Denver…9/11 at Baltimore: Saw action at DE and on special teams in his first career game…had one tackle…9/25 at Indianapolis: Recorded first career QB pressure and first career pass breakup…10/9 vs. Tennessee: Finished with one tackle and two QB pressures…registered his first career sack and forced fumble on an eight-yard sack in the fourth quarter…10/23 at Arizona: Registered one QB pressure…11/27 at Kansas City: Logged two tackles…12/4 vs. Cincinnati: Saw action on special teams and on defense…blocked his first career kick, a potential 33-yarder by K Mike Nugent…marked the first blocked field goal for Pittsburgh in 43 games (9/10/09 vs. Tennessee)…12/8 vs. Cleveland: Recorded one QB pressure…12/24 vs. St. Louis: Registered a season-high three tackles…AFC Wild Card Game 1/8 at Denver: Saw increased action at DE in place of injured DE Brett Keisel…had three tackles and one QB pressure.   

COLLEGE: Started 46-of-52 games at Ohio State, missing just one start in his final 46 appearances...recorded 163 tackles (78 solos) with 15.0 sacks for minus 98 yards, 37.5 stops for losses totaling 150 yards and six quarterback pressures...recovered two fumbles, including one in the end zone for a touchdown...gained 80 yards on a pass theft and broke up five other throws...also caused two fumbles...his 80-yard fumbled interception return vs. Miami in 2010 ranks as the seventh-longest return by a Buckeye in school annals and the longest run back by a defensive lineman...majored in human development. 2010: Started all 13 games at DE...served as a team captain...earned first-team All-Big Ten Conference honors...Lombardi Award semifinalist and Lott Trophy quarterfinalist...was also named to the Nagurski and Hendricks Awards preseason watch lists...recipient of the Bill Willis Award, given by the OSU coaches to the team’s Outstanding Defensive Player...recorded a career-best 48 tackles (23 solos) that included three sacks for minus 25 yards and three quarterback pressures, as he tied for fifth in the conference with 13.0 stops for losses of 42 yards...had a pass deflection, an interception and a fumble recovery. 2009: Saw action in 13 games, starting 12 of them at DE...earned All-Big Ten Conference second team honors...was the recipient of the Jack Stephenson Award, given by the coaching staff to the team’s Outstanding Defensive Lineman...nominated for the Lombardi Award...recorded 46 tackles (21 solos) with 6.5 sacks for minus 43 yards...registered 10 stops for losses totaling 53 yards and posted a pair of QB pressures...also recovered a fumble. 2008: Started all 13 games as a sophomore, rotating on the strong-side between end and tackle...registered 36 tackles (13 solos) with three sacks for minus 21 yards and one quarterback pressure...tied for 21st in the Big Ten Conference with 4.5 stops for losses totaling 22 yards...also caused a fumble and deflected a pass. 2007: Saw action in all 13 games, starting the final eight games at DE...earned Freshman All-American honors from Rivals.com, Scout.com and The Sporting News...also named by TSN to the Freshman All-Big Ten Conference squad...made 33 tackles (21 solos) with 2.5 sacks for minus 9 yards, as his ten stops for losses of 33 yards ranked 21st in the league...caused a fumble and deflected three passes.

PERSONAL: Attended Peachtree Ridge High School (Suwanee, Ga.)... received a four-star prospect rating from Rivals.com... that recruiting service ranked him as the seventh-best overall prospect in the state of Georgia and the 13thbest defensive tackle in the nation...Scout.com ranked him 15th overall in the state and 20th nationally at his position...a scholar-athlete, Heyward was named the 2006 Georgia Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year, helping Peachtree Ridge capture the state championship that season...produced 103 tackles with 12 quarterback sacks as a sophomore, adding two sacks with 48 stops as a junior before ending his prep career with 88 tackles and eleven sacks during his senior campaign...graduated with a 3.2 grade point average...son of former NFL and Pitt running back Craig “Ironhead” Heyward and Charlotte Heyward-Blackwell...Cameron’s stepfather, Cory Blackwell, played football at Wisconsin...married to Allie…Full name: Cameron Phillips Heyward.

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Recent Videos

  • Steelers Video Mailbag: Cam Heyward

    (2:14) Posted Oct 17, 2014

    Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward answers fan questions in this week's Steelers Video Mailbag.

  • Cam Heyward on penalties

    (2:08) Posted Sep 28, 2014

    Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward says the team needs to get back to practice and decrease the number of penalties.

  • Around the Locker Room - at Panthers

    (01:40) Posted Sep 21, 2014

    Go around the Steelers locker room following the team's 37-19 win against the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium.

  • Heyward: "They made the plays"

    (01:13) Posted Sep 11, 2014

    Steelers defensive linemen Cam Heyward talks about everyone needing to be accountable, giving the ravens credit for their play, and having a long week to get better.