OPC: Team East JV LB Gilmore seeks to channel pressure into power (VIDEO)

The countdown begins to CanadaFootballChat.com Ontario Prospect Challenge on the May 1st weekend.  In the days leading up to OPC, CFC will preview the teams, coaches and players participating in the big event.

Cameron Gilmore believes he has the one thing that will equate to success and gridiron longevity.

“I have a true love for the game and I believe I have a future in football and for a future in the game football you have to be passionate and have love for the game,” expressed the 6’2, 200 pound linebacker.

He has excelled during his time with the Eagles of the Kinsmen Minor Football League (KMFL), Peterborough Wolverines of the Ontario Football Conference (OFC) and Crestwood Mustangs of the Central Ontario Secondary School Athletics (COSSA).

“Once a Mustang always a Mustang,” added Gilmore, who has emulated several linebackers in the NFL, NCAA and CFL ranks including Luke Kuechly (Carolina Panthers), Denzel Perrymen (University of Miami) and Eliminian Solomon (BC Lions).

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This weekend, Gilmore will be back at the Ontario Prospect Challenge for the second consecutive year as a member of Team Central’s Junior Varsity squad.

“I played last year and had a blast and really enjoyed it and got noticed as an underclass men so as a junior varsity this year, I want to make a name for myself,” said the linebacker of his reasons for returning.  “I’m looking forward to my performance because last year as the Defensive MVP I’m going to thrive to get it again this year and I’ll do what it takes to get there again this year.”

Cameron Gilmore

Gilmore will be prepared as the past two years he’s been training hard with the goal of success in all his gridiron endeavours.

Moreover, he is confident that he will turn an impressive performance yet again despite the many spectators, including recruiters that will be watching his every move.

“As an experienced player, I think I’ll use the pressure for power in the game,” offered Gilmore of how he will handle the pressure of playing at TD Place on Saturday.

The linebacker is hopeful a great OPC experience will culminate in one thing.

“My personal goal is to have fun,” expressed Gilmore.

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