Big Time late addition for Petrino

Last night Lars Hanson, who covers the Washington Huskies for 247sports, tweeted:

Sample, a former US Army All American, was a top 10 safety out of High School. After two seasons with the Huskies and some injuries Sample went to the JUCO ranks and spent last season at American River (CC). The 6’2 191 lbs Sample should be eligible immediately with two years remaining and would add much needed help and depth to the Safety position for Petrino and the Cards. Follow Sample on twitter @Phenom2323 


For more: Steve Jones (Courier Journal) story on James Sample


2012: Saw first game action of the 2012 season during the Portland State game … played in three games.

2011: Played in two games for the Huskies (EWU and Colorado), but season ended early due to a injury that required surgery … made one tackle vs. Eastern Washington.

HIGH SCHOOL: First-team All-CIF San Joaquin Section as a senior … also named first-team All-Metro (Sacramento Bee), first-team All-Delta Valley Conference, and first-team All-NorCal by … also first-team all-state by ( and All-Northern California first-team by … third-team all-state by … recorded 109 tackles as a senior at Grant … played in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl … led the Pacers to a 13-1 overall record … team advances to the championship game of the CIF San Joaquin Section Division II playoffs his senior year … helped lead team to a 12-1 record as a junior, when he recorded 111 tackles for the season … also named first-team All-Metro as a junior … a PrepStar All-American … named to the Tacoma News-Tribune’s “Western 100” list of top recruits in the West … rated the No. 135 overall recruit (all positions) and No. 9 safety in the country by, which also named him the No. 15 prospect in California … listed as the No. 257 overall prospect and No. 22 safety in the nation by … rated as the No. 68 outside linebacker prospect in the country by … played for coach Mike Alberghini.



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