Sam Montgomery – LSU
Age when drafted: 23
Hometown: Greenwood, SC
Collegiate Number: 99
Combine notables: 4.81 40 with 1.64 split, 34.5” vertical, 7.18 3-cone, 4.51 short shuttle
Games Viewed: 2012 – Washington, Auburn, Florida, South Carolina, Texas A&M, Alabama, Clemson 2011 – Alabama, Georgia
Sam Montgomery was a standout defensive end at Greenwood High School in Greenwood South Carolina. He was a standout basketball player at Greenwood as well and teammate of South Carolina safety D.J. Swearinger. Montgomery racked up 26 sacks over the course of his final two years in high school and was a four-star recruit that chose LSU over in state schools such as South Carolina and Clemson.
Montgomery redshirted in 2009 and ended his redshirt freshman season (2010) with 18 tackles, 6 tackles for loss, and 2 sacks. Montgomery burst onto the national scene as a sophomore with 49 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss, and 9 sacks. Montgomery’s final season in Baton Rouge ended with 8 sacks and 13 tackles for loss. Read the rest of this entry » «Sam Montgomery Scouting Report»