Countdown To Kickoff - 4 Days

MANHATTAN, Kan. - 5 Days left until the first game and today we are profiling Profile: # 4 Daniel Sams in the countdown to kickoff.

4 Daniel Sams

Class: RS Freshman

Hometown: Slidell, La.

High School: Salmen

Height / Weight: 6-2 / 204

Position: QB

Birthdate: 10/01/1992

Experience: RS

An athletic quarterback who will battle for the backup spot following a redshirt season.

2011: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: 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 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... As a senior, passed for 577 yards and seven touchdowns, 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.

PERSONAL: Daniel Sams was born October 1, 1992... Son of Sherrell and John Griffin.

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