2006: Played in all 11 games as a reserve... Recorded 20 total tackles (10 solos, 10 assists) plus one pass break-up... Tallied 4 tackles in opener with Northern Colorado... Had 3 tackles on three other occasions, including 2-1-3 game with a PBU at Montana State... Selected as team's Special Teams Player of the Week after Southern Utah game.
2005: Redshirted... Earned team's Scout Defense Player of the Week honors after Cal Poly game.
BISHOP ALEMANY HS '05: Selected to All-Mission League squad and voted team MVP as a senior... Posted 98 tackles as a linebacker, and rushed for 800 yards and 10 touchdowns that year... Also starred in track & field, reaching Southern Section finals in 100-meter dash. PERSONAL: Born in Northridge, Calif... Majoring in economics... Parents are Anthony & Natalie Sampson.
Big Sky Scholar-Athlete Award