Posted On: 12/27/20 6:25 PM
Timber Creek star junior defensive lineman Jihaad CampbellJihaadCampbell6'3" | DLTimber Creek | 2022StateNJ is heading to Florida to finish his high school career.
Campbell announced on his Twitter page Saturday that he is transferring to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. A first team all-state selection in 2020, Campbell, listed at 6-foot-4, 220 pounds, holds a number of Power 5 offers, including powerhouse programs such as Ohio State and Clemson.
Campbell listed his top 12 in November: South Carolina, Penn State, Clemson, Michigan State, Rutgers, Oregon, Virginia Tech, Boston College, Tennessee, Michigan, West Virginia and Duke.
IMG Academy is listed as the No. 1 team in the country by MaxPreps. The team finished 8-0 with games against in-state and out-of-state opponents.
Campbell will be leaving for Florida in early January.
The competition at IMG Academy will certainly prepare Campbell for the next level.
He finished the season very well for Timber Creek. The junior had nine sacks, including three in a win over Highland Park, 52 tackles and two fumble recoveries. He also made 19 catches for 321 yards and two TDs on the offensive end.