No. 81 Chicago Bears
Date of birth:
(1992-09-21) September 21, 1992 (age 24)
Place of birth:
6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
207 lb (94 kg)
Westchester (IL) St. Joseph
Chicago Bears (2015–present)
Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2016
Player stats at NFL.com
Cameron Meredith (born September 21, 1992) is an American football wide receiver for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He was signed by the Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2015. He played college football at Illinois State.
1 Early years
2 College career
3 Professional career
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Meredith was a three-year letter winner in football, playing at quarterback for St. Joseph (Westchester, Illinois). His parents are Lonnie and Tonjua Meredith.
Meredith attended Illinois State, he redshirted his first season and then spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons as a backup quarterback. In 2013, he transitioned to Wide receiver and led the team in receptions in both 2013 and 2014. In 2014, he led ISU with 66 receptions for 1,061 yards receiving, with nine touchdowns in 15 games. Being a redshirt senior with no eligibility remaining he entered the 2015 NFL Draft, but he was not invited to the NFL Combine. He impressed scouts at the Northwestern pro day enough to earn several free agent offers.
During the NFL Draft, Meredith was the victim of a prank call, a person pretending to be New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick stating that the team would be taking him with the 97th overall pick; instead, the Patriots took Geneo Grissom and Meredith went undrafted.
Meredith signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent.
On September 20, 2015, Meredith recorded his first NFL reception against the Arizona Cardinals. On October 11, Meredith caught a season-high four receptions for a season-high 52 yards against the Kansas City Chiefs. At the end of the 2015 season, Meredith finished with 11 receptions for 120 yards.
Meredith began his second season as the Bears’ fifth wide rece