Cam AkersCam Akers
(born June 22, 1999) is an American football running back. Akers
attended Clinton High School in Clinton, Mississippi. He played quarterbackView Wikipedia Article
Cam AkersFlorida State Seminoles – No. 3Position Running backClass SophomoreCareer historyCollege
- Florida State (2017–present)
Bowl games 2017 Independence BowlHigh school Clinton (MS)Personal informationBorn: (1999-06-22) June 22, 1999 (age 19)
Clinton, MississippiHeight 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)Weight 213 lb (97 kg)Career highlights and awards
- USA Today High School All-American (2016)
Cam Akers (born June 22, 1999) is an American football running back.
Akers attended Clinton High School in Clinton, Mississippi. He played quarterback and running back. As a senior, he rushed for 2,105 yards and 34 touchdowns, and passed 3,128 passing yards and 31 touchdowns. For his career he had 13,243 yards and 149 touchdowns.
Akers was named MS Gatorade Player of The Year
Akers played in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl and won the U.S. Army Player of the Year Award in 2016.
Akers was rated as a five-star recruit and was ranked among the top recruits in his class. He committed to Florida State University to play college football. During what was a generally forgettable 6-6 season, Akers set the team freshman record for rushing yards during the 2017 Independence Bowl, bringing his season total to 1,024 yards. This broke the previous record of 1,008 which was set by Dalvin Cook in 2014.
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U.S. Army Player of the Year Award winners
- 2000: Jones
- 2001: Booker
- 2002: Leak
- 2003: Peterson
- 2004: Perrilloux
- 2005: Mustain
- 2006: Clausen
- 2007: Pryor
- 2008: Brown
- 2009: Baxter
- 2010: Hart
- 2011: Green-Beckham
- 2012: Browne
- 2013: Hood
- 2014: Ivey
- 2015: Eason
- 2016: Akers
- 2017: Lawrence