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Sam Montgomery

Sam Montgomery
No. 70     Cincinnati Bengals
Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-05-25) May 25, 1990
Place of birth: Greenwood, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school: Greenwood (SC)
College: Louisiana State
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 95
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Sidney Sammual "Sam" Montgomery (born May 25, 1990) is an American football defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for Louisiana State University (LSU), where he earned All-American recognition. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years

Montgomery was born in Greenwood, South Carolina. He attended Greenwood High School, and played for the Greenwood Eagles high school football team.

Montgonery also ran track and field in addition to football. He was a member of the high school relay team. He ran a personal best time of 11.34 seconds in the 100 meters at the 2009 Regional 1 Class AAAA. He also competed in the shot put, he finished 4th with a throw of 14.20 meters.[1]

College career

While attending Louisiana State University, Montgomery played for coach Les Miles' LSU Tigers football team from 2010 to 2012. Following his sophomore season in 2011, he was named an All-American by the Football Writers Association of America, Pro Football Weekly, and Scout.com.[2] He was also a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection in 2011 and 2012.[3]

Professional career

2013 NFL Draft

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yd dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert Broad BP
6 ft 3 in 262 lb 33 78 in 9 14 in 4.81 s 4.51 s 7.18 s 34 12 in 9 ft 6 in
All values from NFL Combine[4][5]

Montgomery was drafted to the Houston Texans in the third round, with the 95th overall pick, of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Houston Texans

The Texans released Montgomery, along with two other players, on October 21 for unspecified violations of team rules prior to a game in Kansas City.[6]

Oakland Raiders

He was signed by the Oakland Raiders on December 18, 2013.[7] He was released on December 21, 2013.[8]

Cincinnati Bengals

Montgomery signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on April 11, 2014.[9]

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ FoxSportsNext.com 2011 All-America Team
  3. ^ 2011 All-SEC Football Team Announced
  4. ^ http://www.nfl.com/combine/profiles/sam-montgomery?id=2540149
  5. ^ http://www.nfldraftscout.com/ratings/dsprofile.php?pyid=89710&draftyear=2013&genpos=DE
  6. ^ Ganguli, Tania (October 21, 2013). "Sources: Pot reason Texans cut 3".  
  7. ^ http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2013/12/18/raiders-giving-texans-washout-sam-montgomery-a-chance/
  8. ^ http://nfltraderumors.co/raiders-sign-former-texans-third-round-pick-de-sam-montgomery/
  9. ^ Wilkening, Mike. "Bengals sign Sam Montgomery". Pro Football Talk. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 

External links

  • Oakland Raiders bio
  • LSU Tigers bio
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