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Players

Sam Barrington
LB #58
Height:
6-1
Weight:
240
Age:
23
College:
South Florida
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

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2
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0.0
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0
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Biography

  • Earned second-team All-Big East recognition as a senior in 2012 after posting a career-high 80 tackles (49 solo), including 6½ tackles for a loss, a career-best 3½ sacks, two forced fumbles and three passes defensed.
  • Recorded at least seven tackles in eight of his 11 games as a senior and ranked eighth in the conference with an average of 7.3 tackles per game.
  • Played in 49 games with 36 starts during his four years at South Florida (2009-12) and registered 258 tackles (151 solo), 21½ tackles for a loss, 6½ sacks, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, one interception and nine passes defensed.
  • Became only the second player ever to be drafted out of South Florida by the Packers, joining WR DeAndrew Rubin (2003, seventh round).
  • As a senior at Terry Parker High in Jacksonville, Fla., posted 109 tackles and five sacks at linebacker and rushed for 1,188 yards and 17 TDs on 108 carries (11.0 avg.).


CAREER Highlights:

  • Drafted by the Packers with their own seventh-round choice (No. 232 overall), the last of three selections by the team in the final round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Became only the second player ever to be drafted out of South Florida by the Packers, joining WR DeAndrew Rubin (2003, seventh round).
  • Played in 49 games with 36 starts during his four years at South Florida (2009-12) and registered 258 tackles (151 solo), 21½ tackles for a loss, 6½ sacks, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, one interception and nine passes defensed.
  • Earned second-team All-Big East recognition as a senior in 2012 after posting a career-high 80 tackles (49 solo), including 6½ tackles for a loss, a career-best 3½ sacks, two forced fumbles and three passes defensed.
  • Recorded at least seven tackles in eight of his 11 games as a senior and ranked eighth in the conference with an average of 7.3 tackles per game.
  • Was selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game following his senior campaign.
  • Started 12 contests as a junior in 2011 and ranked third on the team with 72 tackles (45 solo).
  • Was named to the All-Big East Freshman Team by ESPN.com in 2009 after registering 41 tackles (17 solo) in 13 games as a true freshman.
  • As a senior at Terry Parker High in Jacksonville, Fla., posted 109 tackles and five sacks at linebacker and rushed for 1,188 yards and 17 TDs on 108 carries (11.0 avg.) at running back.
  • Earned his degree in social science at South Florida.

2012: Started 11 games and earned second-team All-Big East recognition…Posted career highs in tackles (80) and sacks (3½) and matched his career bests for tackles for a loss (6½), forced fumbles (two) and passes defensed (three)…Recorded at least seven tackles in eight of his 11 games and his average of 7.3 tackles per game ranked eighth in the conference…Ranked second on the team in tackles…Vs. Chattanooga (Sept. 1): Registered four tackles (three solo), including a season-high two tackles for a loss, and a sack…Vs. Rutgers (Sept. 13): Led the team with nine tackles (seven solo), including one tackle for a loss…At Louisville (Oct. 20): Paced the team with a career-high 10 tackles (six solo), including a half-tackle for a loss…At Miami (Nov. 17): Posted seven tackles (five solo) and a half-sack…Vs. Pittsburgh (Dec. 1): Recorded a career-high two sacks in his final collegiate game. Finished with seven tackles (six solo) on the evening.

2011: Started all 12 contests and ranked third on the team with 72 tackles (45 solo)…Added 2½ sacks, 6½ tackles for a loss, two passes defensed, an interception that he returned for a TD, and a forced fumble…At Notre Dame (Sept. 3): Tied for third on the team with nine tackles (two solo) in the season-opening win at the No. 16-ranked Fighting Irish…Vs. Texas-El Paso (Sept. 24): Posted his first career interception in the fourth quarter and returned the pick 30 yards for his first career TD, the final score in the Bulls’ 52-24 victory…At Connecticut (Oct. 15): Recorded six tackles (five solo), a season-high 1½ sacks and a pass defensed…At Rutgers (Nov. 5): Tied for second on the team with nine tackles (two solo), which matched his season high, and posted a sack…Vs. West Virginia (Dec. 1): Registered five tackles (four solo), a forced fumble and a pass defensed in the season finale.

2010: Appeared in 13 games with 12 starts and finished third on the team with 65 tackles (40 solo)…Added 6½ tackles for a loss, a half-sack, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and three passes defensed…At Florida (Sept. 11): Led the team with eight tackles (three solo)…Vs. Florida Atlantic (Oct. 2): Notched a team-leading eight tackles (three solo), including 1½ tackles for a loss, and a forced fumble…At Cincinnati (Oct. 22): Posted a season-high nine tackles (eight solo) and a forced fumble…At Miami (Nov. 27): Registered six tackles (two solo), including a tackle for a loss…Vs. Connecticut (Dec. 4): Recorded three tackles (all solo) and a fumble recovery in the fourth quarter, the first of his career, that set up a field goal.

2009: Played in 13 games with one start as a true freshman…Was named to the Big East All-Freshman Team by ESPN.com…Posted 41 tackles (17 solo), including two tackles for a loss, and a pass defensed…Vs. Wofford (Sept. 5): Recorded three tackles (all assists) in his collegiate debut…At Pittsburgh (Oct. 24): Registered five tackles (two solo), including a half-tackle for a loss…Vs. Miami (Nov. 28): Notched six tackles (two solo)…At Connecticut (Dec. 5): Posted a season-high seven tackles (one solo), including a half-tackle for a loss.

HIGH SCHOOL: Posted 109 tackles and five sacks at linebacker and rushed for 1,188 yards and 17 TDs on 108 carries (11.0 avg.) at running back as a senior at Terry Parker High in Jacksonville, Fla. …Added an interception, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and six passes defensed…Selected to play in the 2008 Florida All-Star game…Started all four years on both sides of the ball…Registered 104 tackles, three sacks and three forced fumbles as a junior…Also lettered four years in track and field, participating in the 110-meter hurdles and the discus event.

PERSONAL: Given name Samuel Kofi Barrington…Middle name means “Friday morning”…Born in Orlando, Fla. …Single…Has a 4-year-old daughter, Samari…Says being a good role model and creating a solid future for his daughter serves as his biggest motivation…His father, Sam, was born in Ghana and currently lives there…Spoke at elementary schools and was a volunteer coach for a Pop Warner football team during college…Enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, traveling, spending time on the water and going to jazz events…Names sprinter Carmelita Jeter as his favorite athlete…Lists Law and Order: Special Victims Unit as his favorite TV show, House Party as his favorite movie and The Power of Who as his favorite book…Names Ada, a coastal town in Ghana, as his favorite place to visit…Residence: Jacksonville, Fla.

  • Earned second-team All-Big East recognition as a senior in 2012 after posting a career-high 80 tackles (49 solo), including 6½ tackles for a loss, a career-best 3½ sacks, two forced fumbles and three passes defensed.
  • Recorded at least seven tackles in eight of his 11 games as a senior and ranked eighth in the conference with an average of 7.3 tackles per game.
  • Played in 49 games with 36 starts during his four years at South Florida (2009-12) and registered 258 tackles (151 solo), 21½ tackles for a loss, 6½ sacks, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, one interception and nine passes defensed.
  • Became only the second player ever to be drafted out of South Florida by the Packers, joining WR DeAndrew Rubin (2003, seventh round).
  • As a senior at Terry Parker High in Jacksonville, Fla., posted 109 tackles and five sacks at linebacker and rushed for 1,188 yards and 17 TDs on 108 carries (11.0 avg.).


CAREER Highlights:

  • Drafted by the Packers with their own seventh-round choice (No. 232 overall), the last of three selections by the team in the final round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Became only the second player ever to be drafted out of South Florida by the Packers, joining WR DeAndrew Rubin (2003, seventh round).
  • Played in 49 games with 36 starts during his four years at South Florida (2009-12) and registered 258 tackles (151 solo), 21½ tackles for a loss, 6½ sacks, five forced fumbles, one fumble recovery, one interception and nine passes defensed.
  • Earned second-team All-Big East recognition as a senior in 2012 after posting a career-high 80 tackles (49 solo), including 6½ tackles for a loss, a career-best 3½ sacks, two forced fumbles and three passes defensed.
  • Recorded at least seven tackles in eight of his 11 games as a senior and ranked eighth in the conference with an average of 7.3 tackles per game.
  • Was selected to play in the East-West Shrine Game following his senior campaign.
  • Started 12 contests as a junior in 2011 and ranked third on the team with 72 tackles (45 solo).
  • Was named to the All-Big East Freshman Team by ESPN.com in 2009 after registering 41 tackles (17 solo) in 13 games as a true freshman.
  • As a senior at Terry Parker High in Jacksonville, Fla., posted 109 tackles and five sacks at linebacker and rushed for 1,188 yards and 17 TDs on 108 carries (11.0 avg.) at running back.
  • Earned his degree in social science at South Florida.

2012: Started 11 games and earned second-team All-Big East recognition…Posted career highs in tackles (80) and sacks (3½) and matched his career bests for tackles for a loss (6½), forced fumbles (two) and passes defensed (three)…Recorded at least seven tackles in eight of his 11 games and his average of 7.3 tackles per game ranked eighth in the conference…Ranked second on the team in tackles…Vs. Chattanooga (Sept. 1): Registered four tackles (three solo), including a season-high two tackles for a loss, and a sack…Vs. Rutgers (Sept. 13): Led the team with nine tackles (seven solo), including one tackle for a loss…At Louisville (Oct. 20): Paced the team with a career-high 10 tackles (six solo), including a half-tackle for a loss…At Miami (Nov. 17): Posted seven tackles (five solo) and a half-sack…Vs. Pittsburgh (Dec. 1): Recorded a career-high two sacks in his final collegiate game. Finished with seven tackles (six solo) on the evening.

2011: Started all 12 contests and ranked third on the team with 72 tackles (45 solo)…Added 2½ sacks, 6½ tackles for a loss, two passes defensed, an interception that he returned for a TD, and a forced fumble…At Notre Dame (Sept. 3): Tied for third on the team with nine tackles (two solo) in the season-opening win at the No. 16-ranked Fighting Irish…Vs. Texas-El Paso (Sept. 24): Posted his first career interception in the fourth quarter and returned the pick 30 yards for his first career TD, the final score in the Bulls’ 52-24 victory…At Connecticut (Oct. 15): Recorded six tackles (five solo), a season-high 1½ sacks and a pass defensed…At Rutgers (Nov. 5): Tied for second on the team with nine tackles (two solo), which matched his season high, and posted a sack…Vs. West Virginia (Dec. 1): Registered five tackles (four solo), a forced fumble and a pass defensed in the season finale.

2010: Appeared in 13 games with 12 starts and finished third on the team with 65 tackles (40 solo)…Added 6½ tackles for a loss, a half-sack, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and three passes defensed…At Florida (Sept. 11): Led the team with eight tackles (three solo)…Vs. Florida Atlantic (Oct. 2): Notched a team-leading eight tackles (three solo), including 1½ tackles for a loss, and a forced fumble…At Cincinnati (Oct. 22): Posted a season-high nine tackles (eight solo) and a forced fumble…At Miami (Nov. 27): Registered six tackles (two solo), including a tackle for a loss…Vs. Connecticut (Dec. 4): Recorded three tackles (all solo) and a fumble recovery in the fourth quarter, the first of his career, that set up a field goal.

2009: Played in 13 games with one start as a true freshman…Was named to the Big East All-Freshman Team by ESPN.com…Posted 41 tackles (17 solo), including two tackles for a loss, and a pass defensed…Vs. Wofford (Sept. 5): Recorded three tackles (all assists) in his collegiate debut…At Pittsburgh (Oct. 24): Registered five tackles (two solo), including a half-tackle for a loss…Vs. Miami (Nov. 28): Notched six tackles (two solo)…At Connecticut (Dec. 5): Posted a season-high seven tackles (one solo), including a half-tackle for a loss.

HIGH SCHOOL: Posted 109 tackles and five sacks at linebacker and rushed for 1,188 yards and 17 TDs on 108 carries (11.0 avg.) at running back as a senior at Terry Parker High in Jacksonville, Fla. …Added an interception, two forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and six passes defensed…Selected to play in the 2008 Florida All-Star game…Started all four years on both sides of the ball…Registered 104 tackles, three sacks and three forced fumbles as a junior…Also lettered four years in track and field, participating in the 110-meter hurdles and the discus event.

PERSONAL: Given name Samuel Kofi Barrington…Middle name means “Friday morning”…Born in Orlando, Fla. …Single…Has a 4-year-old daughter, Samari…Says being a good role model and creating a solid future for his daughter serves as his biggest motivation…His father, Sam, was born in Ghana and currently lives there…Spoke at elementary schools and was a volunteer coach for a Pop Warner football team during college…Enjoys spending time with family and friends, watching movies, traveling, spending time on the water and going to jazz events…Names sprinter Carmelita Jeter as his favorite athlete…Lists Law and Order: Special Victims Unit as his favorite TV show, House Party as his favorite movie and The Power of Who as his favorite book…Names Ada, a coastal town in Ghana, as his favorite place to visit…Residence: Jacksonville, Fla.