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Michael Campanaro
Michael Campanaro

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Clarksville, MD

High School:
River Hill

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190

Position:
FL

Birthdate:
01/25/1991

Major:
Communication

05/21/2014

Demon Deacons Earn Their Degrees

A total of 86 Wake Forest student-athletes received their degrees on Monday

05/10/2014

Campanaro Taken by Baltimore Ravens in Seventh Round

Wake Forest's all-time leader in receptions was taken 218th overall

05/07/2014

Deacons in the NFL Draft

Campanaro, Harris, Redding, Whitlock and Price look to hear their names called

05/03/2014

Wake Forest Holds Black And Golden Globe Awards

Michael Campanaro and Dearica Hamby named Male and Female Athletes of the Year

05/01/2014

Wake Forest to Host the Black and Golden Globes

Saturday's event will honor Wake Forest's achievements during the 2013-14 season

10/26/2013

Wake Forest vs. No. 7 Miami - UTSI

Wake Forest vs. No. 7 Miami - UTSI

10/05/2013

Wake Forest vs. NC State

Tanner Price threw for three TDs and ran for another to help Deacs to 28-13 victory.

09/14/2013

Wake Forest vs. ULM - Sept. 14, 2013

Wake Forest vs. ULM - Sept. 14, 2013

09/06/2013

Wake Forest Football at Boston College

Wake Forest Football at Boston College USA Today Sports Gallery

08/04/2013

Football Practice - Aug. 3, 2013

The Demon Deacons took to the field for the second practice of fall camp


Enters the 2013 season with a streak of 21 straight games with at least one reception ... Ranks fifth in school history with 162 career receptions ... Needs 55 receptions this season to break Desmond Clark's school record of 216 catches, set from 1995-98.

2012 (Junior)
Played in 10 games with nine starts on the year ... Missed two games with a hand injury suffered in the Duke game (Sept. 29) ... Sat out games at Maryland (Oct. 6) and at Virginia (Oct. 20) with the injury ... Named second team All-ACC by both the media and the coaches ... Two-time ACC Receiver of the Week (Sept. 10, Nov. 5) ... Finished the season with 79 catches for 763 yards and six touchdowns ... His 79 receptions ranked fourth in school history ... Also rushed 16 times for 82 yards and a touchdown ... Led the team in scoring with 42 points on seven touchdowns ... Led the team with 871 all-purpose yards for 87.1 per game ... Led the ACC with 7.9 receptions per game, which is the second-highest single-season average in conference history ... Also led the league with 79 catches during the regular season ... Ranked sixth in the conference with 76.3 receiving yards per game ... Named to the watch lists for the Biletnikoff Award and the Paul Hornung Award ... Opened the season by catching nine passes for 96 yards and a touchdown vs. Liberty (Sept. 1) ... Had a big game vs. North Carolina (Sept. 8), catching 13 passes for 164 yards ... His 13 catches vs. UNC were the most ever by a Deacon against the Tar Heels ... His 22 combined catches over the first two games marked the best start ever by a Deacon receiver ... Turned in another big game vs. Army (Sept. 22), finishing with 196 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns ... Had 12 catches for 153 yards and two touchdowns, in addition to rushing five times for 31 yards and a score against the Black Knights ... Had six catches for 52 yards in his first game back from a hand injury vs. Clemson (Oct. 25) ... Tied an ACC record for most receptions in a single game, with 16 catches vs. Boston College (Nov. 3) ... His three TD receptions against the Eagles also tied a school record and were the most for a Deacon since 1995 ... Threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to Terence Davis and had 14 receiving yards on five catches at NC State (Nov. 10) ... Caught six passes for 47 yards at Notre Dame (Nov. 17) ... Finished with eight catches for 98 yards vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 24).

2011 (Sophomore)
Third team All-ACC selection by Phil Steele ... Played in 12 games with 11 starts on the season ... Missed the Gardner-Webb game (Sept. 17) due to injury ... Finished fourth in the ACC in receptions per game (6.1) and seventh in the league in receiving yards per game (69.4) ... Caught 73 passes for 833 yards and two touchdowns in a breakout season ... Teamed up with Chris Givens (83 receptions) to become most productive pair of Wake Forest wide receivers in school history with 156 combined catches ... Surpassed the previous top pass catching duo of Kenny Moore (98) and Josh Adams (34) who combined for 132 catches in 2007 ... The Campanaro/Givens duo was also just the third tandem of pass catchers to each make over 60 catches and gain over 700 yards through the air ... Was one of the team's primary punt returners with nine returns for 81 yards and a touchdown ... Caught his first career TD pass in the season opener at Syracuse (Sept. 1), finishing with seven catches for 79 yards ... Had a second-straight game with career-high receiving yardage, hauling in 93 yards and a touchdown vs. NC State (Sept. 10) despite only playing the first half ... Attempted and completed his first career pass on a 40-yard TD strike to Danny Dembry against the Wolfpack ... Became first Deacon since 2010 (Marshall Williams) to throw and catch a TD in the same game (Sept. 10) ... Completed his second pass of the season, for 36 yards, and caught four balls for 31 yards at Boston College (Oct. 1) ... Completed a 30-yard TD pass to Terence Davis and caught four passes for 60 yards vs. FSU (Oct. 8) ... Hauled in five passes for 37 yards vs. Virginia Tech (Oct. 15) ... Had six catches for 88 yards at UNC (Oct. 29) and also had a season-long 41-yard reception ... Led the team with 74 yards receiving vs. Notre Dame (Nov. 5) ... Hauled in nine passes for 72 yards and also returned a punt 50 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter at No. 9-ranked Clemson (Nov. 12) ... It was Wake Forest's first punt return for a touchdown since 2007 ... Caught seven passes for 80 yards vs. Maryland (Nov. 19) ... Led the team with six catches in the regular season finale vs. Vanderbilt (Nov. 26) ... Had a career day with 10 catches and 128 yards receiving in the Music City Bowl vs. Mississippi State (Dec. 30).

2010 (Redshirt Freshman)
Played in all 12 games and made one start ... Named fourth team All-ACC kick returner by Phil Steele ... Led the team in kickoff returns (28), KOR yards (67) and KOR average (24.2) ... Ranked fourth in the ACC in kick return average (24.2/return) ... Ranked second on the team with 909 all-purpose yards ... Recorded 165 kickoff return yards vs. Navy (Oct. 9), the seventh-best single-game effort in school history ... Had a season-best 209 all-purpose yards vs. the Midshipmen ... Made collegiate debut vs. Presbyterian (Sept. 2), catching a pass for five yards and rushing for four yards on two carries ... Rushed for 41 yards and scored first collegiate touchdown on a 22-yard reverse at Stanford (Sept. 18) ... Recorded 45 yards on three kick returns vs. Georgia Tech (Oct. 2) ... Caught a season-high four passes for 44 yards and had 165 yards on five kickoff returns, including a long return of 53 yards, vs. Navy (Oct. 9) ... Made first start of collegiate career at Maryland (Oct. 30), hauling in three catches for 38 yards ... Shifted to the backfield at NC State (Nov. 13) and had an impressive performance, carrying the ball 19 times for 67 yards and also catching one pass for 18 yards.

2009 (True Freshman)
Redshirted the season.

High School
A 2009 graduate of River Hill High School in Clarksville, Md. ... Earned Washington Post All-Met Offensive Player of the Year honors as a senior ... Named the Howard County Offensive Player of the Year in 2008 ... Helped River Hill to consecutive 2A state championships in 2007 and 2008 ... Played for coach Brian Van Deusen ... Prep teammate of Deacon CB Kevin Johnson ... Ran for 1,848 yards and 29 TDs as a senior while catching 17 passes for 266 yards and seven scores ... Had 71 tackles and seven picks as a senior ... Selected for the Under Armour All-America game following his senior year ... Collected over 6,500 yards and 90 TDs during his three-year varsity career ... Returned eight kicks for touchdowns over the last three seasons ... Ran a 4.41 40-yard dash ... Scored seven TDs and accounted for 274 all-purpose yards in a a 54-8 win over Hammond ... Carried eight times for 144 yards and five touchdowns while returning three punts for 130 yards including TD returns of 47 and 53 yards ... Led the Hawks to a 14-0 record as a junior with 2,310 all-purpose yards and 30 TDs ... Helped River Hill to its first state championship in 2007 ... In a 41-0 win over Gleneig Country, he rushed for two touchdowns, threw a touchdown and returned an interception for a touchdown ... River Hill finished the 2008 season ranked No. 2 in the Washington Post area rankings ... Tabbed as the No. 70 WR prospect in the country by Scout ... Ranked as the No. 15 prospect in Maryland by Rivals and the No. 26 prospect in the Mid-Atlantic region SuperPrep.com ... Recruited by Tim Billings.

Personal
Majoring in communication ... Son of Attilio and Lisa Campanaro ... Parents are both chefs ... Born Jan. 25, 1991 in Silver Spring, Md. ... Name is pronounced "camp-ah-NAIR-oh".

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