The offense had six plays of 25 or more yards and two placekickers went 10-for-10.
AT SAN JOSE STATE: In his second season with the Spartans... Competing for the starting quarterback job... Completed 4-of-7 passes without an interception for 18 yards in the 2017 Spring Game... Signed a National Letter-of-Intent in December 2015... Joined the program with sophomore standing.
2016: Finished the season as a redshirt... Completed 12-of-22 passes with an interception for 217 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 21 yards on seven carries in the 2016 Spring Game.
COMMUNITY COLLEGE: A 2015 Region IV all-state quarterback and first-team All-Mountain Conference honoree for Victor Valley Colllege (Coach Dave Hoover)... Completed 194-of-355 passes with 14 interceptions for 2,987 yards and 32 touchdowns... Ranked seventh in the state in passing yards per game and tied for fourth in touchdown passes... Led his team with 595 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns on 109 carries.
HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Fork Union (Va.) Military Academy... Lettered in football (Coach Brian Hurlocker), basketball and track and field... Was a high jumper and triple jumper on the track and field team.
MORE ON SAM: Majoring in business administration... Is interested in a coaching career...Enjoys hiking and singing and was a member of his church choir for five years...One of his great granduncles is four-time NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver Sonny Randle who played 11 seasons primarily with the St. Louis Cardinals, and had a nine-year college head coach career with East Carolina (1972-73), Virginia (1974-75) and Marshall (1979-83)... A native of Richmond, Va.