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Dissecting the TE with Cameron Cleeland

Cameron Cleeland (Getty)

Several years have passed since a Sports Illustrated article hailed Washington as "Tight End U." Those were the days when the Huskies produced great tight ends in the same manner USC always cranks out All-American running backs. One of those former Husky standouts is Cameron Cleeland, who played at Washington from 1993-1997.

At 6-foot-5 and 270 pounds, he's part of a lineage that includes Aaron Pierce, Mark Bruener and Ernie Conwell. After being drafted by New Orleans in the second round of the ‘98 NFL Draft, Cleeland went on to a productive seven-year career. This included time spent with the New England Patriots and St. Louis Rams, led by quarterbacks Tom Brady and Marc Bulger, respectively. Since Cleeland...

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