Name: Sam Warren
Position: Wide Receiver
Year: (Redshirt) Freshman
Weight: 202 lbs.
Hometown: Tiburon, Calif.
High School: Redwood
2019 stats: Redshirt season
2020 projections: It will be an uphill battle for Sam to crack the wide receiver rotation but he could compete for 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’s HS coach had this to say about him and this sounds like the type of player coaches want on their practice squads
“He’s a very coachable kid,” third-year coach Allen Talley said of Warren. “He wants to learn and he wants to work. A lot of the younger guys actually want to work pretty hard, but Sam has really worked hard this summer, worked hard in practice to try to get better every single day, and he’s been doing that.”
Tweets of wonder: Sam isn’t a prolific tweeter but here’s one from his high school QB days
What movie would Dino Babers recommend for him?:
Since Sam is a journalism major at Syracuse Dino will recommend the 1981 Warren Beatty movie “Reds”. This movie tells the story of an American journalist who becomes enamored with the revolution he was sent to cover in Russia.
Interesting nugget o’ interest: Sam was a member of the Newhouse Dean’s List last year
Let’s get a good look at ya: Here’s some highlights from Sam’s high school career