Sam Rayburn (American football)

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Sam Rayburn
No. --     Free Agent
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1980-10-20) October 20, 1980 (age 33)
Place of birth: Chickasha, Oklahoma
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 303 lb (137 kg)
Career information
College: Tulsa
Undrafted in 2003
Debuted in 2003 for the Philadelphia Eagles
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Stats at NFL.com

Sam Rayburn (born October 20, 1980) is an American football defensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2003. He played college football at the University of Tulsa.

Rayburn has also been a member of the San Francisco 49ers and Miami Dolphins.

High school career[edit]

Sam Rayburn was a member of the Chickasha High School football team, which was the 1997 and 1998 Oklahoma State runner up. Chickasha lost both times to Oklahoma City Carl Albert High school. In those two years the team went 25-3

Professional career[edit]

Philadelphia Eagles[edit]

Rayburn joined the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent from the University of Tulsa prior to the 2003 season. He played in 53 games and recorded 65 tackles and nine sacks with the Eagles from 2003 to 2006. He was released by the team on May 11, 2007.

San Francisco 49ers[edit]

On June 5, 2007, the San Francisco 49ers announced that they would sign Rayburn to a free agent contract. On September 1, 2007 he was released by the 49ers.

Miami Dolphins[edit]

On October 10, 2007, Rayburn was signed by the Miami Dolphins. He was released on October 31.