Cal Football BIO
Dan Camporeale
Player Profile:
Dan Camporeale 1250329
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 250
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lafayette, CA
High School: Acalanes HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Camporeale worked his way into a full-time starting role by the time he was a 2013 senior after two prior seasons as a part-time starter and key reserve. He played in 38 career games including all 37 possible over his last three seasons with a total of 20 starts, registering career totals of 68 tackles, 12.0 tackles for loss (-30 yards), 1.5 sacks (-6 yards), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery, while also adding one reception for one yard receiving on a fake punt during the final game of his collegiate career at Stanford. Camporeale graduated from Cal in December of 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in American studies.

Career Stats
Game Logs: 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010


Cal Career (2009-13)
► Played in 38 games with 20 starts during the last four seasons of his five campaigns with the program after redshirting in his first season at Cal, including all 37 possible contests over the last past three seasons
► Finished with career totals of 68 tackles, 12.0 tackles for loss (-30 yards), 1.5 sacks (-6 yards), one forced fumble and one fumble recovery, while also adding one reception for one yard receiving on a fake punt during the final game of his collegiate career as a 2013 senior at Stanford
► Registered career highs of six tackles twice, picking up the number for the first time as a 2012 junior vs. Arizona State and on the second occasion at UCLA in his 2013 senior season
► Other single-game career highs included the lone sack of his career for four yards vs. Northwestern, 1.5 tackles for loss at Colorado, one forced fumble vs. Arizona, and one reception for one receiving yard at Stanford all as a 2013 senior, while he had a single fumble recovery and quarterback hurry twice each
► Wore No. 93 during his true freshman campaign before switching to No. 43 for his final four seasons

Senior (2013)
► One of three Cal players to start all 12 games along with Deandre Coleman and Jared Goff
► Recorded career highs of 12 starts, 25 tackles, 6.0 tackles for loss (-13 yards) to rank fourth on the team, 1.0 sack (-4 yards), one quarterback hurry and one forced fumble on defense with his forced fumble tied for second on the team and his tackles for loss fourth, as well as one reception and one yard receiving on offense
► Registered a career-high-tying six tackles along with 1.0 tackle for loss (-1 yard) at UCLA
► Also recorded tackles vs. Ohio State (5), at Colorado (4), vs. Northwestern (2), at Oregon (2), vs. Oregon State (2), vs. Arizona (2), vs. Portland State (1) and at Stanford (1)
► Had a career-high 1.5 tackles for loss (-3 yards) and a career-high-tying one quarterback hurry against Colorado, while he had a solo sack that doubled as 1.0 tackle for loss vs. Northwestern (4 yards), vs. Oregon State (-4 yards), at UCLA (-1 yard) and vs. Arizona (-1 yard), as well as 0.5 tackles for loss (-0 yards) against Portland State to give him at least 0.5 tackles for loss in six contests
► Recorded two tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss (-4 yards), 0.5 sacks (-4 yards), one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry in the spring game, with the half-sack helping to account for two points in a scoring system that rewarded the defense for certain plays

Junior (2012)
► Played in all 12 games with one start
► Contributed 23 tackles, while adding 1.5 tackles for loss (-6 yards) and 0.5 sacks (-2 yards)
► Posted a career-high-tying six tackles and his lone career quarterback hurry of the season vs. Arizona State
► Registered five tackles in his only start of the season at Utah
► Had four tackles vs. Stanford
► Posted three tackles, 0.5 tackles for loss (-2 yards) and 0.5 sacks (-2 yards) at Washington State
► Had two tackles vs. Southern Utah
► Recorded one stop vs. Nevada, vs. Oregon and at Oregon State, with a career-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss (career-high-tying -4 yards) vs. the Beavers
► A candidate for the Burlsworth Trophy given to the nation’s top player who began his career as a walk-on
► Became a scholarship player in the spring after having previously been a walk-on
► Missed most of spring practices due to injury

Sophomore (2011)
► Played in all 13 games with seven starts
► Contributed 19 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss (-11 yards) and the lone forced fumble of his career
► Posted a season-high four tackles and a season-high 1.0 tackle for loss (-2 yards) at Washington
► Had three tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss (-0 yards) at Colorado
► Had two tackles on four different occasions vs. USC, vs. Utah (0.5 tackles for loss, -1 yard), at UCLA (career-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss, -2 yards; one fumble recovery) and at Stanford
► Added a single tackle at Oregon, vs. Washington State (career-high-tying 1.0 tackle for loss, career-high-tying -4 yards), vs. Oregon State and in the Holiday Bowl vs. Texas (0.5 tackles for loss, -2 yards)
► Honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic honors

Freshman (2010)
► Played in one game off the bench in the season opener vs. UC Davis and recorded one tackle
► Named Co-Scout Team Player of the Year on special teams

Freshman (2009)
► Redshirted
► Did not play

Acalanes HS (2005-08)
► Earned All-Diablo Foothill Athletic League honors in his 2007 and 2008 junior and senior seasons at both linebacker and center
► Was also named to the All-Metro team as a linebacker by the San Francisco Chronicle as a senior, when he recorded 109 tackles and 6.0 sacks
► Added second-team All-DFAL recognition in baseball as a utility player during his 2009 senior campaign when he hit .368 and drove in a team-high 18 runs

Recruiting Rankings (Class of 2009)
► Ranked as the No. 10 inside linebacker in California by ESPN and No. 73 at his position nationally

► Full name is Daniel William Camporeale
► Born October 9, 1991
► Parents are Ken and Diane Camporeale
► Father played quarterback at Cabrillo College
Camporeale's Career Game Highs
Receptions: 1 (at Stanford, 2013)
Receiving Yards: 1 (at Stanford, 2013)
Long Reception: 1 (at Stanford, 2013)
Tackles: 6 (twice, last at UCLA, 2013)
Tackles For Loss: 1.5 (at Colorado, 2013)
Tackle For Loss Yards: 4 (four times, last vs. Oregon State, 2013)
Sacks: 1.0 (vs. Northwestern, 2013)
Sack Yards: 4 (vs. Northwestern, 2013)
Fumble Recoveries: 1 (twice, last vs. Arizona, 2013)
Quarterback Hurries: 1 (twice, last at Colorado, 2013)
All-Purpose Yards: 1 (at Stanford, 2013)

Last Updated
August 2, 2014
Football Videos: