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2002 Football Roster


Samuel Smith

Class: Sr.
Position: DE
Height: 6-4
Weight: 262 pounds
Previous School: Gulf Coast CC
Hometown: Moss Point, MS

Noteworthy: Came out of spring practice listed as the starter at left end ... Has good size for an end ... Enjoyed a solid spring and will be a big key along the defensive line in 2002.

2001: Played in all 11 games and earned one start (Vanderbilt) ... Averaged 15.2 snaps per game and saw action in a season-high 26 snaps in wins over Vanderbilt and Idaho ... Had 12 tackles on the year, including one for minus yards (vs Louisiana-Lafayette) ... Enjoyed a personal-best three tackles at Ole Miss ... Recorded two stops in games against Louisiana-Lafayette, Idaho, and Arkansas State.

Gulf Coast CC: Was a converted tight end as a freshman before playing his first season on defense in 2000 ... Earned second team all-state honors with 56 total tackles, 16 for loss of yards, and 8.5 sacks ... Ranked fourth in Mississippi JUCO in sacks ... Tabbed one of the top 100 JUCO players in the nation by various recruiting publications ... Earned all-star honorable mention honors ... Has 4.7 speed ... His twin brother Samson signed with Jackson State in 2001 to play football.

High School: Played tight end in high school for coach Jerry Alexander at Moss Point ... Team's record during his career was 38-3, including state championships in 1996 and 1997 ... Moss Point was ranked 14th nationally in 1996 ... An all-region pick as a junior and senior.

Personal: Parents: Sterling and Lisa Miller ... Born: 8/21/79 ... Major: Liberal Arts.

Statistics
Tackles UA A Tot. Sacks TFL FR INT
2001 10 2 12 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0



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