Honors: 2013 – Named the team’s Lifter of the Year … Invited to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl … 2011 – Earned the most improved safety award following spring drills.
2013: Played in all 13 games and had six starts … Tied for 10th on the team with a career-best 33 tackles to go with an interception, a pass breakup, two forced fumbles, and two fumble recoveries … His 793 snaps played ranked second among corners … Collected his first career interception at UNC which ended Bryn Renner’s streak of 140 consecutive passes (nearly five complete games) without an interception thrown … Added three stops in win over Memphis … Credited with a forced fumble at FAU … Had two fumble recoveries at BYU … Registered six tackles against ECU in a season-high 107 snaps … Credited with a pass breakup against Marshall … Had four tackles at UAB … Collected five tackles and a forced fumble against FIU … Had four stops at Southern Miss.
2012: Played in all 12 games and earned two starts … Finished the year with a career-best 17 tackles, including 2.0 TFLs and a forced fumble … Was in on 377 total snaps, including a season-high 97 against Troy … Made the move to corner from safety in the spring … Collected two tackles against McNeese and ULM … Earned the start against Troy and responded with a career-high seven solo tackles, including two TFLs and a forced fumble …Had three stops at ASU.
2011: Played in all 12 games and had two starts … Had 374 total snaps and earned three winning grades from the coaches … Finished the year with 13 total tackles (three on special teams) … Made his first collegiate start at Tennessee and had two stops … Had two tackles at ULM … Turned in six stops at North Texas.
2010: Took a redshirt year.
2009: Played in seven games and had 107 total snaps including a season-best 33 against WKU ... Earned three winning grades on special teams from the coaches ... Finished the year with six tackles, a TFL, and a forced fumble ... Collected a stop in seven special teams snaps against Memphis ... Also had one tackle at North Texas ... Had two stops at Troy ... Was in on 22 snaps against Mississippi State and all 22 were on special teams ... Forced a fumble in win over WKU ... Tackled the FAU punter for a nine-yard loss on special teams ... Suffered a knee injury against FAU and was lost for the season.
High School: A two-star recruit by Rivals.com ... Earned all-state (5A) and all-region honors in leading Ooltewah to a 11-2 record his senior year ... As a senior he had 53 tackles and led the team with six interceptions and 27 pass breakups ... Also had two tackles for loss and a forced fumble ... Added three receptions on offense ... Also lettered in basketball and track ... Ooltewah won the state track title his junior year ... Played for Coach Benny Monroe ... Runs a 4.35 40.
Full Name: Samuel Tyrone Seamster ... Parent: Alishia William ... Born: 2/5/91 ... Major: Liberal Studies (earned degree May 2013).