|2 Cameron Blair
Ended the 2004 season as one of the most prolific hitters in the nation and was rewarded by being named to various All-America teams...as Tech's leadoff hitter, he led the Red Raiders with a .371 batting average along with 95 hits, 23 doubles, 14 home runs, 81 RBI (fifth best in the nation) and 19 stolen bases...set a new Texas Tech school record and led the Big 12 Conference with three grand slams on the season (against Northern Illinois on Feb. 20; Abilene Christian on April 20 and New Mexico on April 27)...finished the year with three, five-RBI games and two multiple home run games...hit two home runs against Oklahoma State in one inning as Tech rallied from a seven-run deficit by scoring nine runs in the top of the ninth...named the Big 12 Player of the Week on May 4 after hitting .526 (10-for-19) against New Mexico and a three-game series with Kansas...named First Team All-Big 12 by the Austin American Statesman, Waco Tribune-Herald, Dallas Morning News, Big12baseball.com, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Big 12 Coaches....named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year by Big12baseball.com.....Third Team All-America selection by Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger and the American Baseball Coaches Association...Honorable Mention All-America by CollegeBaseballInsider.com....named First Team All Midwest Region by the ABCA.
AT GRAYSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Played under former Red Raider Tim Tadlock at Grayson County where helped lead his team to a fourth place finish in last year's Junior College World Series...last season he finished with a .396 batting average, tallied 16 home runs and stole 30 bases...he was named to both the all-conference and all-tournament teams.
AT UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
Played his freshman season at the University of Houston under head coach Rayner Noble...was part of a UH Cougar team that advanced to the NCAA Super Regionals...made nine starts and 11 appearances on the season and finished with a .219 batting average and was 3-for-3 in stolen bases.
Played varsity baseball, football, basketball and track at Class 4A Highland Park High School in Dallas, Texas...high school baseball coach was Lou Kennedy...helped lead his team to regional final appearances in 1999 and 2001 while garner all-state honors his junior and senior years
Born on Oct. 27, 1982 in Dallas to parents Gary and Nancy Blair...father Gary attended TCU and North Texas while his mother Nancy is a graduate of Wichita State...his father is self-employed and his mother is a secretary for a law firm in the Dallas area....has two younger brothers Brandon (17) and Garrett (16)...in the future he would like to pursue a career in the CIA or FBI...majoring in corporate communications and international business.
GETTING TO KNOW CAMERON
Favorite Television Show: 24
Favorite Televsion Channel: ESPN
Favorite Movie: Lord of the Rings
Favorite Food: Filet Mignon
Favorite Actor: Mel Gibson
Favorite Actress: Julia Roberts
Favorite Singer/Musical Group: Matchbox 20
Favorite Major Leaguer: Derek Jeter
Favorite Major League Team: New York Yankees
Favorite Sportscaster: Stuart Scott
Started Playing Baseball At Age: 2