DeMarco Sampson

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DeMarco Sampson
No. --     Los Angeles KISS
Wide receiver
Personal information
Date of birth: (1985-12-19) December 19, 1985 (age 28)
Place of birth: Chula Vista, California
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 204 lb (93 kg)
Career information
College: San Diego State
NFL Draft: 2011 / Round: 7 / Pick: 249
Debuted in 2011 for the Arizona Cardinals
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • 2010 All-Mountain West First Team (Coaches)
  • 2009 All-Mountain West Second Team (Coaches)
Career NFL statistics as of 2013
Receptions 3
Receiving yards 36
Touchdowns 0
Stats at NFL.com

DeMarco Sampson, Jr. (born December 19, 1985) is an American football wide receiver for the Los Angeles KISS of the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at San Diego State University and high school football at Castle Park High School in Chula Vista, California.

College career[edit]

Sampson was one of only two freshman to earn a letter in 2005. He appeared in all 12 games recording 6 receptions for 60 yards and a touchdown.

He did not play at all in the 2006 season due to injury.

He missed his second straight year in 2007 due to an injury.

Saw action in 11 games as a reserve in 2008. He caught 11 passes for 111 yards and 1 touchdown.

Sampson re-earned his starting job in 2009. He accumulated 62 receptions for 851 yards and 8 touchdowns. His performance earned him second-team all MWC conference honors.

Sampson returned to school for his sixth year of eligibility in 2010. He had a career year by catching 67 passes for 1,220 yards and 8 touchdowns. His outstanding numbers earned him a spot on the 2010 All-Mountain West First Team as voted by the coaches.

Pro career[edit]

Arizona Cardinals[edit]

Sampson was drafted with the 249th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals.

Buffalo Bills[edit]

Sampson signed with the Buffalo Bills on May 30, 2013. On August 26, 2013, he was cut by the Bills.[1]

Los Angeles Kiss[edit]

Sampson was assigned to the Los Angeles Kiss of the Arena Football League on January 2, 2014. He was activated from the "other league exempt" list on May 13, 2014.[2]

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Sampson was signed by the San Francisco 49ers on January 14, 2014. Sampson was waived on May 12, 2014

References[edit]

Personal[edit]

Sampson was born in Oakland, California to Karen and DeMarco Sampson. His mother's cousin is former Bengals running back, Icky Woods.

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