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Sam Carlson
71  Sam Carlson
RS Junior

Wellington, Colo.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 280



Career Division I games played/started: 2/0 (2/0 in 2013)

2013 (Sophomore): Played in two games for the Rams in 2013 (Wyoming and Nevada) as a backup offensive lineman

2012 (Freshman): Did not play; spent season as a varsity reserve.

2011: Redshirted as a true freshman in his first season of college eligibility.

High School: Did not miss a start in three years as an anchor on the offensive line at Poudre High School, less than three miles west of the CSU campus...A first-team all-Front Range League lineman as a senior, served as a team captain for the Impalas...In consecutive seasons as a junior and senior, voted Most Valuable Offensive Lineman by his coaches and teammates...Picked up second-team all-conference accolades as a junior in 2009...In his first year as a starter, 2008, helped PHS to the state semifinals, where the team lost to finish 10-3...With a 3.6 GPA, was honorable-mention academic all-state in 2010...Head football coaches were Steve Bradley and Rich Yonker...Also lettered in basketball...Earned December Student Athlete of the Month awards from CHAMP and Farmers Insurance as a senior...Chose CSU over offers from Wyoming and San Diego State, and recruiting interest from Utah, New Mexico and Colorado.

Personal: Given name Samuel Charles Kauffman Carlson...Born April 30, 1993, in Longmont, Colo. ...Son of Rick and Julie Carlson...Has three older sisters...majoring in health and exercise science...Hometown: Wellington, Colo.


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