He was arrested in July 2011 and hit with multiple drug charges, earning immediate suspension from the school. However the charges were dropped in October and Sales was allowed to enroll at school and rejoin the team this spring.
A hometown kid from Syracuse, New York, he received dozens of FBS-level scholarship offers out of high school, choosing the Orange over Louisville, Pittsburgh and Miami (Fla.).
After serving as a true freshman back-up in 2008, Sales became a starter in 2009 and recorded a career-best 28 catches for 324 yards and three touchdowns. He finished second on the team in receiving as a junior in 2010 with 414 yards on 26 grabs and 4 scores, averaging just under 16 yards per catch. He missed all of last season because of his suspension due to his drug arrest, which served as a redshirt year.