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Lanear Sampson
WR #17
Height:
5-11
Weight:
205
Age:
24
College:
Baylor
Hometown:
Dallas, TX
Experience:
1

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Biography

PRO (0-0/0-0): Lanear Sampson signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on January 7, 2014…added to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad on October 23, 2013…released by the Indianapolis Colts on August 31, 2013…originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 30, 2013.

PRO (0-0/0-0): Lanear Sampson signed a Reserve/Future contract with the Steelers on January 7, 2014…added to the Dallas Cowboys practice squad on October 23, 2013…released by the Indianapolis Colts on August 31, 2013…originally signed with the Colts as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 30, 2013.

    2013 (0-0): Spent time on the Cowboys’ practice squad.

    COLLEGE: Played 51 games in four seasons at Baylor, making 44 starts…finished his career with 165 receptions for 1,905 yards and 11 touchdowns…165 career receptions ranked fifth in school history and 1,905 receiving yards ranked 10th…caught at least one pass in 43 consecutive games to finish his career, spanning each game of his sophomore, junior and senior seasons…member of a senior class that played in three straight bowl games for the first time in school history and won back-to-back bowl games for the first time since 1985-86…selected to participate in the Texas vs. The Nation All-Star Game…traveled to Kenya for a mission trip with Baylor student-athletes in May 2010 and May 2011…graduated from Baylor in May 2012 with a speech communication degree. 2012: Played in all 13 games and made 12 starts…finished the season with 646 yards on 52 receptions and six touchdowns, all of which ranked third on the team…earned honorable mention All-Big 12 honors from the league’s coaches…tied a career high with nine receptions for 93 yards against Louisiana-Monroe…registered a career-high 109 yards on four receptions, including a career-long 67-yard reception against West Virginia. 2011: Started 11 of the 13 games in which he played…finished the season with 42 catches for 572 yards and three touchdowns, all of which ranked fourth on the team…recorded one touchdown catch in each of the first three games of the season…became the 21st player in school history to register 1,000 career receiving yards after recording 82 receiving yards against Oklahoma State. 2010: Played in all 13 games, starting 10…finished the season with 42 receptions for 390 yards…also returned five kickoffs for 87 yards…registered a career-high nine receptions vs. Kansas. 2009: Played in all 12 games and made 11 starts…named to the Rivals.com All-Big 12 Freshman team…registered 29 receptions for 297 yards and two touchdowns…29 receptions were fourth-most on the team…first-team Academic All-Big 12 honoree…registered a touchdown on his first career catch, a 33-yard reception against Wake Forest. 2008: Redshirted…named to the Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the fall of 2008 and spring of 2009.

    PERSONAL: Graduate of North Mesquite High School (Mesquite, Texas)…caught 49 passes for 886 yards and six touchdowns as a senior...earned honorable-mention 2007 Class 5A all-state honors from both the Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association…earned second-team District 12-5A honors as a senior...ranked 50th nationally among all wide receivers by Rivals.com...registered 24 catches for 425 yards and four touchdowns as a junior, earning first-team District 12-5A recognition...son of Bryan and Debra Sampson…Full name: Emmanuel Lanear Sampson…First name pronounced Luh-NEER.

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