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Trevor Samson Athlete Profile

#27 Trevor Samson

Position: Kicker Height: 5-11 Weight: 177 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2013-2015 Hometown: Fresno, CA Last School: Fresno City College

Conference Honors

Career Summary

Trevor Samson came to BYU as a transfer from Fresno City College where he made 23 and 25 PATs in 2012. He was a two-time letterman and became BYU's career leader in field goal percentage at 83.9. Samson made nine field goals in a row and 62 consecutive PATs across his junior and senior seasons. His 10 PATs against Wagner was the first time a BYU kicker converted 10 since a game 2001. He finished his career at No. 6 in BYU history in total PATs made at 114 and was named to several All-Independent teams during his career. See the season summary tabs below and the recognition and stats tabs for more details. 


  • Son of Kelly and Pennie Samson
  • Sister, Taylor, runs cross-country and track at Fresno State

Before BYU

  • Helped Clovis West High School to No. 15 ranking in California with a 12-1 record in 2010
  • Kicked 23 of 25 PATs and 3 for 5 field goals at Fresno City College in 2012 with a long of 44 in seven games played
  • Also had 35 kickoffs with average length of 59.46 yards per kick

2013 | Sophomore Year

  • Member of the scout team

2014 | Junior Year

  • Went 5-5 on PATs in season opener at UConn
  • Scored 11 points in win at Texas, going 5-5 on PATs and 2-2 on FGs
  • Kicked 5-5 on PATs and 2-2 on FGs against Virginia
  • Named to the College Sports Madness All-Independent First Team
  • Tallied 12 points with 6 of 6 on PATs and 2 of 2 on field goals, including a career-long 45-yarder in overtime against Memphis
  • Lettered as a junior

2015 | Senior Year

  • Phil Steele Preseason All-Independent First Team
  • Connected on all three of his field goal attempts, including one from a career-long 45 yards, at UCLA
  • Tallied nine or more points six times in 2015 (Nebraska, UCLA, UConn, East Carolina, Wagner and Utah State)
  • Against Wagner, coverted 10 PATs for the first time since 2001, tying single-game mark set by Matt Payne (Tulane, 2001) and Jason Chaffetz (Utah, 1989)
  • No. 1 in BYU history for career field goal percentage at 83.9
  • Played in 12 games and lettered as a senior
  • Named to Phil Steele's Postseason All-Independent Second Team