Sam Wilder (born January 10, 1982) was an American footballoffensive lineman He attended the University of Colorado. He signed as an undrafted free agent with the Dallas Cowboys in April 2005. On August 17th of the same year he was traded to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for an undisclosed draft choice, however on August 30th the Buccaneers released him. On September 5th 2005 the San Francisco 49ers signed Sam to their practice squad, where he spent the rest of the season. On January 5th 2006 he signed a two year futures contract with the 49ers and was allocated to NFL Europe where he was selected by Rhein Fire. On September 2nd 2006 the 49ers waived Wilder and on September 12th they resigned him to their practice squad. On October 31st he was released by the 49ers. The Carolina Panthers signed Wilder to their practice squad on November 24th 2006 and on February 14th 2007 he signed a futures contract with the Indianapolis Colts. On September 1st 2007 the Colts waived him and the next day he was signed to the teams practice squad.