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Cameron Wake
Cameron Wake
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Cameron Wake

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Date of birth
Jan 30, 1982
College
Penn State
Height
6-3
Weight
262 Lbs

Bio

Cameron Wake is entering his sixth season with the Miami Dolphins. Wake, a highly athletic defensive end with a rare combination of power and quickness, has established himself as one of the most feared pass-rushers in the NFL. Wake, a three-time Pro Bowl selection (2010, 2012, 2013) and twice All-Pro (2010, 2012) has notched 51.5 sacks, along with 212 combined tackles and nine forced fumbles in four seasons in Miami. On May 5, 2012, he inked a four-year contract extension worth a reported $49 million.

Early Years & College

Wake was born in Beltsville, Md., on Jan. 30, 1982. He attended DeMatha High where he largely flew under the radar and didn’t make varsity until his junior year. Wake was named the Washington Post Defensive Player of the Year and first-team All-Metro as a senior, with 17 sacks. After graduating, Wake went to Penn State University where he played linebacker as a true freshman before a serious knee injury derailed his sophomore campaign. In 2003, he started 11 games. Wake finished his collegiate career with 191 combined tackles, 8.5 quarterback drops and 24 tackles for loss.

Post-College

Wake was largely unheralded coming out of Penn State and went undrafted in the 2005 NFL draft. He joined the New York Giants as a free agent, but was quickly released. He spent two years with the BC Lions, of the Canadian Football League (CFL), and enjoyed a career rebirth after switching to defensive end. Wake led the CFL in sacks in both 2007 and 2008, with 16 and 23, respectively.

Miami Dolphins

Wake signed with the Dolphins on Jan. 18, 2009 after working out for 17 NFL teams. He made his first pro start in Week 2 and responded with 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble. The following year, Wake’s meteoric rise to stardom began with a three-sack performance in Green Bay, ending with 14 sacks and his first Pro Bowl selection. Wake, who has spent time at both defensive end and outside linebacker, has posted jaw-dropping numbers in recent years – 8.5 sacks in 2011, 15.0 in 2012, 8.5 in 2013 – while earning first-team All-Pro in 2012. 

Statistics

Stats SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT YDS LONG TD FF FRC TD SAF
2013 Regular Season 32 5 37 8.5 18 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1

Game Log

Date Opponent Result SOLO AST TOTAL SK QB HIT TFL INT FF FRC TD
12-28-2014 @ New York Jets New York Jets 24-37 2 1 3 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-21-2014 @ Minnesota Vikings Minnesota Vikings 37-35 4 0 4 2.0 3 0 0 0 0 0
12-14-2014 @ New England Patriots New England Patriots 41-13 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-7-2014 @ Baltimore Ravens Baltimore Ravens 13-28 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12-1-2014 @ New York Jets New York Jets 13-16 2 1 3 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0

News

Cameron Wake Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week

Cameron Wake Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Week

by Danny Donahue

After finishing Sunday’s game with only three tackles, you might ask yourself why Cameron Wake received AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors. Well, two of those tackles were sack-fumbles on Tom Brady... Read more

Dolphins' Cameron Wake Out With Sprained MCL

Dolphins' Cameron Wake Out With Sprained MCL

by Anthony Olivetti

The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Monday that Miami Dolphins two-time Pro Bowl DE Cameron Wake has been diagnosed with a “mild” MCL sprain in his left knee... Read more

Luck Runs Out in Indianapolis

Luck Runs Out in Indianapolis

by Corbin Smith

Ever since being crowned as the new “face of the franchise” after being selected first overall in the 2012 NFL Draft, quarterback Andrew Luck has made a living leading the Indianapolis Colts to comeback victories... Read more

Best Undrafted Free Agents of the Past Decade

Best Undrafted Free Agents of the Past Decade

by Matt LaPan

Following the NFL Draft, there is a period of time where those players who were not selected have their careers in limbo. Even with no team selecting them, their futures in the NFL are in the hands of NFL coaches and general managers once again... Read more