Name: Sam Warren
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: (Redshirt) Freshman
Weight: 194 lbs.
Hometown: Tiburon, Calif.
High School: Redwood
2020 stats: Did not participate in any games but was the football team’s Cuse Award winner for highest GPA
— Syracuse Athletics (@Cuse) June 8, 2021
2021 projections: It’s unlikely Sam cracks the wide receiver rotation but he’ll be utilized on the scout team and could compete for playing time on special teams
How’d he get here?: Chose to join the Syracuse Orange as a preferred walk-on.
What’d recruiting sites say?: No ratings to be found
Money quote: Sam provided some insight to his high school newspaper about coming from a small high school to Division One
“The main thing that took me far was my academics. I don’t think many kids realize how far good grades in high school can take you [for sports],” Warren said. “If you’re diligent in the stuff that you do in high school, build a resume and stay focused in school, it opens doors for you. Without my academics or my test scores, there’s no way I would have been able to play on the football team.””
Tweets of wonder: Sam has decided to join the sports media world which we of course applaud
“In the Warner Brothers Studios’ office space in Burbank, California, David Levine scrolled through YouTube, searching for inspiration…” Check out my first article for the @dailyorange on @gttpshow!https://t.co/gCtbW3yMiQ
— Sam Warren (@samwarren_3) February 15, 2021
What movie would Dino Babers recommend for him?:
Dino will give the newspaper major “Good Will Hunting” which stars one-time Tiburon resident Robin Williams as an English teacher determined to teach his students to make their lives extraordinary.
Interesting nugget o’ interest: Sam’s hometown of Tiburon, California is a 20-minute ferry ride from San Francisco
Let’s get a good look at ya: Here’s some highlights from Sam’s high school career