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Daniel Sams
4  Daniel Sams
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Slidell, La.

High School:
Salmen

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 207

Position:
QB/WR

Experience:
2L

12/29/2013

K-State Handles Michigan to Win BWW Bowl

Wildcats finish season 8-5 after starting the year 2-4

11/02/2013

Postgame Quotes Kansas State vs. Iowa State

Postgame Quotes

10/26/2013

Postgame Quotes Kansas State vs. West Virginia

Postgame Quotes

04/18/2013

Football Holds Spring Press Conference

Annual spring game is set for April 27 at 1:10 p.m.

11/04/2012

Postgame Quotes

K-State 44, Oklahoma State 30

CAREER HONORS
2013
-- Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Coaches)

An athletic quarterback who shined in late-game duty in 2012 before teaming well with Jake Waters in a two-quarterback system in 2013... Ranks fourth in school history in career rushing yards (1,042) and 100-yard rushing games (3) by a quarterback.

2013 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Played in all 13 games, finishing second on the team with 807 rushing yards and a team-high 11 touchdowns while throwing for 452 and four scores on 38-of-53 aim... Earned Honorable Mention All-Big 12 accolades as he finished seventh in the conference in touchdown scoring, ninth in rushing and 10th in passing... Ranked fifth in school history in rushing yards by a sophomore and by a quarterback... Also tied for third in 100-yard rushing games by a quarterback (3)... Also finished eighth in season rushing touchdowns by a quarterback... Became the 26th player in school history with 1,000 career rushing yards... Rushed for a 17-yard score against North Dakota State on his first play of the year... Set career passing highs in virtually every category at Oklahoma State... Answered that with a 199-yard rushing game against Baylor, which were the second-most yards by a quarterback in K-State history and the most ever by a Wildcat sophomore... Named a Midseason All-Big 12 performer by Phil Steele.

2012 (Click Here for Game-by-Game Statistics): Saw action in eight games following a redshirt season... Rushed for 235 and three touchdowns on 32 carries, while he went 6-for-8 for 55 yards through the air... Recorded the most rushing yards by a freshman quarterback in school history, while his rushing yardage total was fourth among all freshmen in K-State history... Began his career on fire against Missouri State as he rushed three times for 61 yards, including a 46-yard touchdown... Rushed three times for 47 yards and two more scores against Miami... Teamed with Collin Klein (3) to have two quarterbacks rush for multiple touchdowns in a single game under Bill Snyder... Set then-career-highs in carries (10) and yards (67) against Kansas... Saw the most extensive action of his career against Oklahoma State, rushing seven times for 20 yards and going 5-of-6 for 45 yards in the air.

2011: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played at Salmen under head coach Jerry Leonard... Named to the Large Schools New Orleans All-Metro football First-Team by The Times-Picayune... Named to PrepStar magazine's All-Southeast Region team... Named the Offensive Player of the Year by The Times-Picayune... Named Honorable Mention Class 4A All-State by 2theadvocate.com... A member of The Times-Picayune's Blue Chip list... One of the New Orleans metro area's most versatile athletes... Played quarterback, running back and wide receiver, as well as punter and kick returner... Led Salmen to a No. 1 state ranking in Class 4A for eight straight weeks... Passed for 577 yards and seven touchdowns as a senior, while he also rushed for 579 yards and nine scores on 56 carries and caught 21 passes for 518 yards and nine touchdowns... Totaled over 3,000 all-purpose yards as a senior... Helped lead the Spartan basketball team to a state championship as a junior.

PERSONAL: Daniel Dherrell Sams was born October 1, 1992, in New Orleans, La... Son of John and Sherrell Griffin... Has two brothers.



Sams' Career Passing Statistics

YEAR GMS ATT CMP INT PCT YDS TD LONG EFF
2012 8 8 6 0 75.0 55 0 19 132.8
2013 13 52 38 4 73.1 452 4 67 156.1
TOTAL 21 60 44 4 73.3 507 4 67 153.0



Sams' Career Rushing Statistics

YEAR GMS RUSH YDS AVG TD LONG
2012 8 32 235 7.3 3 46
2013 13 152 807 5.3 11 37
TOTAL 21 184 1,042 5.7 14 46