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What's the catch? Camarillo stars for Fins

Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Graham
I wrote a column last Tuesday about Greg Camarillo's amazing journey from walk-on college punter to undrafted practice squad player to go-to NFL receiver.

His story got even better Sunday.

Camarillo caught 11 passes for 111 yards in the Miami Dolphins' 26-17 road victory over the Denver Broncos.

Only two other Dolphins have caught more than 11 passes in a game. He's the first Dolphin to have double-digit receptions since Chris Chambers snagged a club-record 15 passes in 2005.

The Elias Sports Bureau nosed around Chad Pennington's 76 previous NFL games and found only one receiver had caught at least 11 of his passes. Laveranues Coles made a dozen receptions in a game two seasons ago.

Even though Camarillo went into Sunday afternoon as Miami's leading receiver, his previous game-high was six receptions.

Camarillo now has 43 catches for 483 yards and one touchdown. He has 24 first downs.

With Monday night's Redskins-Steelers game not included, he's tied for 11th in receptions.

If he can pick up the pace just a little, his season would project to 90 receptions and 1,000 yards.

For a guy who has been in the league since 2005 but didn't get his first trading card until this year, those stats sure would look nice on the back of his 2009 cards.