Sam Montgomery

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Sam Montgomery
No. -- Free agent
Position: Defensive end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-05-25) May 25, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth: Greenwood, South Carolina
Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight: 270 lb (122 kg)
Career information
High school: Greenwood (SC)
College: LSU
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 95
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at

Sidney Sammual Montgomery (born May 25, 1990) is an American football defensive end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Houston Texans in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He played college football at Louisiana State University, where he earned All-American recognition.

Early years[edit]

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]

Considered a four-star recruit by, Montgomery was listed as the No. 3 weak-side defensive end in the nation in 2009.[2]

College career[edit]

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[3] He was also a first-team All-Southeastern Conference (SEC) selection in 2011 and 2012.[4]

Professional career[edit]

2013 NFL Draft[edit]

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[5][6]

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

Houston Texans[edit]

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.[7]

Oakland Raiders[edit]

He was signed by the Oakland Raiders on December 18, 2013.[8] He was released on December 21, 2013.[9]

Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Montgomery signed with the Cincinnati Bengals on April 11, 2014.[10] On August 31, 2014, he was signed to the Bengals' practice squad.

On January 23, 2015, Montgomery signed a reserve/future contract with the Bengals. On August 31, 2015, he was released by the Bengals.[11]


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