Born 12/30/73 in Tehachapi, California...parents are Edward and Hatsu Sampson...prepped at Lakes High...graduated in psychology.
1992 | Redshirt Year
Walked on and redshirted.
1993 | Freshman Year
Participated on prep teams.
1994 | Sophomore Year
Started against UTEP...at Notre Dame he had three unassisted tackles and two assisted tackles.
1995 | Junior Year
Honorable mention All-WAC...ranked 22nd in the NCAA with 0.45 interceptions per game...totaled five interceptions to lead the team...BYU's leading defensive scorer with 204.5 points...led team with 43 unassisted tackles, 62 assisted tackles and three fumble recoveries...started all 11 games...had an interception vs. AFA...vs. SDSU, seven tackles , two pass deflections, two interceptions (one in end zone)...eight tackles and a pass interception at CSU...seven tackles and a pass interception vs. Wyoming...seven tackles, two fumble recoveries vs. Hawai'i...nine tackles vs. UNM...eight tackles vs. Utah...14 tackles at Fresno State...selected as team defensive MVP.
1996 | Senior Year
11 tackles to lead team vs Texas A&M...pass interception vs. Arkansas Sate and selected as coaches' player of the game...also earned the honor vs. Rice...had four tackles and a pass deflection at Utah State...five tackles, two pass deflections and an interception at Tulsa...six tackles at TCU...seven tackles and a fumble vs. Rice.