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Dave Campo Biography
Dave Campo born David Cross Campo is an American football coach and former player. He is currently a consultant for the USC Trojans football team. Campo served as the head coach for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL) from 2000 to 2002. He has also been an assistant coach for numerous NFL and college teams.
Dave Campo Age
David Cross Campo was born in Groton, Connecticut on July 18, 1947. He is 71 years as of 2018.
Dave Campo Family
Campo attended Robert E. Fitch High School in Groton, Connecticut, where he lettered in football and baseball.
He then attended Central Connecticut State, where he learned football and baseball. In football, he played defensive back. In baseball, he played shortstop and was a two-time All-East selection. In 1999, Campo was awarded an honorary doctoral degree from his alma mater. Of more than 50 such degrees awarded by CCSU, Campo’s remains the only one titled Doctor of Health and Physical Education.
Dave Campo Wife
Campo is a married man. He and his wife, Kay, have six children namely; Angie, Eric, Beckie, Tommy, Shelbie, and Michael.
Dave Campo Career
Campo started his coaching career in 1971 at his place of graduation, training two seasons pursued by stretches at Albany (1973); Bridgeport (1974); Pitt (1975); Washington State(1976); Boise State (1977–79); Oregon State (1980); Weber State (1981–82); Iowa State (1983); and Syracuse (1984–86).
In 1987, he joined the University of Miami staff under head coach Jimmy Johnson as secondary coach. At Miami, he helped the Hurricanes to a two-year record of 23–1 and the 1987 National Championship. Safety Bennie Blades was the 1987 Thorpe Award winner before being chosen with the third pick in the NFL draft by the Detroit Lions.
After two seasons with the Hurricanes, Campo pursued Johnson to the Dallas Cowboys in 1989 as a defensive assistant coach. After Dick Nolan (a Landry leftover) left after the 1990 season, Campo turned into the guarded backs mentor and was a piece of two Super Bowl titles (the 1992 and 1993 seasons).
When Butch Davis left the Cowboys to turn into the Miami Hurricanes’ head mentor after the 1994 season, Campo was advanced to the defensive organizer.
In his first season as a defensive organizer, the Cowboys won the Super Bowl. After five seasons as defensive coordinator, he was named as the fifth head mentor of the Cowboys on January 26, 2000.
After the firing of Chan Gailey in 2000, he was employed to assume control over the head instructing obligations of the Dallas Cowboys, over candidates Joe Avezzano and Hudson Houck.
Campo’s head coaching debut was ruined by an effectively executed, shock on-side kick on the opening shot by the underdog Philadelphia Eagles in the season opener. Later in the game, the Cowboys lost Joey Galloway. Their prize off-season free specialist obtaining, for the season and quarterback Troy Aikman for a few amusements with a blackout (Aikman would resign upon the finish of the period). The Cowboys lost to the Eagles 41–14 and at last, completed the season at 5–11.
With extensively lower desires for the 2001 season after Aikman’s retirement, the Cowboys again completed 5–11, however, Campo was given credit by numerous individuals for taking advantage of a less skilled group. Be that as it may, Campo was cruelly censured subsequent to a Thanksgiving Day game against the Denver Broncos when, trailing 26–10 right off the bat in the final quarter, Dallas scored a touchdown to make the score 26–16.
Campo at first chose to go for two which would limit the lead to 8 (one belonging game) however after a break chose to kick the additional point leaving Dallas somewhere near 9 and requiring two belongings as opposed to one. Dallas was just ready to score one more touchdown and lost 26–24.
In 2002, Dallas was accepted to have much better ability, having gained all genius cautious lineman La’Roi Glover and drafting gifts. For example, security Roy Williams and receiver Antonio Bryant, and a now-increasingly experienced beginning quarterback in Quincy Carter. The group was included on HBO’s Hard Knocks in the pre-season and Campo’s administration on that show was generally adulated. Be that as it may, the Cowboys bumbled in the season opener loss to the expansion Houston Texans in the Texans’ absolute first game.
Dallas entered week 13 with a 5–7 record and drove the San Francisco 49ers 27–24 with around 2 minutes to play. Confronting a fourth and one at the 30-yard line, Campo settled on a field objective endeavor despite the fact that there was a lot of time left in the game. The endeavor fizzled and taking over at the 30, the 49ers drove down the field to win. Campo’s group was smothered the following two amusements and completed the season 5-11 for the third straight season, after which he was terminated. Until this point, he is the main Cowboys head mentor to have left the group without posting a triumphant season or instructing a playoff game.
After his expulsion from the Cowboys, Campo was enlisted as a guarded organizer by Cleveland Browns head coach Butch Davis, Campo’s forerunner as Cowboys cautious facilitator. After Davis left the Browns, his successor Romeo Crennel, terminated Campo. Campo then joined the Jacksonville Jaguars as aide head mentor and optional mentor. In January 2008, Campo was re-procured by the Cowboys as their auxiliary mentor.
University of Kansas
On January 13, 2012, Cambo was hired by Kansas head coach Charlie Weis as a defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach.
University of Southern California
In August 2018 it was confirmed that Campo had been hired as a consultant at USC working closely with defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast.
Dave Campo Net Worth
Dave is currently a consultant for the USC Trojans football team. He once served as the head coach for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He has an estimated net worth of $4 million.