Messages of congratulations have been pouring in via Twitter, Facebook and email! Steeler Nation is thrilled to know that 97 will wear the Black & Gold for many years.
I am not able to post all of the messages, but I wanted to share some:
I am so proud Cam! The man he is on and off of the field. He always wants to be better. I love you, son Congrats! — Charlotte Heyward
Just on cloud nine right now. So happy & relieved Pittsburgh will be our home for the next 6 years. Couldn’t be more proud of Cam! — Allie Heyward
It’s a great night Steelers Nation! Cam is staying with us! — Steelers
Have enjoyed following your career and look forward to what is to come. Enjoy this site as I don’t get local Pittsburgh news in Canada. — Paul Eckert
Well deserved! — Ryan Clark, former teammate and ESPN analyst
Big head…Big money…with a Big smile congrats lil homie…dinner on you next! — Ike Taylor
You can bet this Cam Heyward jersey is going to see a lot of “wear time” this season! #HereWeGo — Erin (@SteelersFanTN)
Cam makes me proud to be a Steeler fan and a Buckeye.– David Paul (@DwarfToss)
YAY, YAY, YAY x INFINITY!!!!! Congrats Cam!– Tall Kathy
I can hear Craig’s laughter, pride, and joy. Congrats again! – Tanya Reddick (@redd2003)
Cam, we are so excited to have you with the team. You’re a leader and amazing player. We are stationed with the Army in Germany so we do not catch many games but keep up with you through this website. Thank you! — Stephen Legg
Congratulations Cam! So happy for you. Wishing you the best, always. I know your Dad is so proud! Continued success.
#IronCam — Jamal Anderson (@jamthedirtybird)
Would like to say CONGRATS to Cam and his family! Such an awesome player and love how outgoing his family is. — Sarah Levy
You are the building block to our next great defense. A well-deserved reward for a rock-solid end.– Paul Krzywicki (@JuniorKrzMU)
Way to go 97! SO excited to see you play for six more years. You are a FORCE! Still sad to see Keisel gone, but you give us something to look forward to. — Leslie James
I have followed you since your OSU days and you make us Buckeyes proud everyday! You’re truly one of the good guys who does things the right way. #class — Jason Stryker
Congratulations!! So excited Steelers are keeping you! Class act! Leader! I know Brett Keisel taught you well. — Christy Nelsen
Thank you Cam for being a stand-up guy and for showing all of us what hard work can do. We have loved getting to know your family and are excited for your newest member to arrive. — Samantha P.
Congrats to my brother Cam Heyward on signing his new contract to continue his career with the #Steelers! You deserve it man! – Kelvin Beachum
Congrats Cam!!! Buckeyes! Steelers! Well Deserved!! — Will Allen
Proud of this dude right here! Hard working, humble guy who deserves it! – Mike Adams
Thank you for ALL the wonderful messages! Congratulations to Cam and his family!
Here we go Steelers…Here we go!