Sampson, who would be be a critical addition to the Tigers linebacking corps this year, would likely go back to his whip linebacker position, or could perhaps see time as a rover.
His interception of Georgia Tech quarterback A.J. Suggs prevented a 4th quarter Yellow Jackets comeback. Sampson ended the 2002 regular season with 79 total tackles and one interception.
CUTigers.com reported after the Orange & White game this past April that Sampson would have a great shot to return to the team in 2003.
"I'm coming back," Sampson said in an interview after the spring game. "Coach Bowden has been following my progress and I just need to keep getting my academics in order and everything will take care of itself."
The Tigers are set to begin practice today at 2:30.
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