Brigham Young Cougars head coach Bronco Mendenhall announced that senior free safety Joe Sampson and sophomore linebacker Zac Stout were suspended from the football team for an undisclosed violation of team rules.Additionally, both Sampson and Stout have withdrawn from school. Sampson's career is finished, and Stout will not be back for the rest of the 2012 season--maybe longer...
Joe Sampson looks to play various roles on the defense this year as the Cougars look to advance and polish the 3-4 defense with new packages that will play key roles this season. It’s an advancement that has even helped quarterback Riley Nelson hone his passing skills even more.
In 2011 the Cougar coaches brought in junior college safety Joe Sampson, who then contributed to BYU’s defense over the course of the season. On Thursday a member of the Cougar staff will be down in Southern California to scout out another junior college safety.
BYU football: Better late than never for Cougs’ Sampson
By Steve Luhm
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published Oct 6, 2011 03:17PM MDT
Provo • Running down the lengthy list of schools that recruited him, BYU cornerback Joe Sampson mentions Miami.
Asked if he wanted to reconsider his choice of schools, since Saturday night’s game against San Jose State will likely be the Cougars’...