2018 NFL Draft

Sam Montgomery, DE

School: LSU  |  Conference: SEC
College Experience: Junior  |  Hometown: Greenwood, SC
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 262 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
2012 Season
First-team All-SEC (coaches), second-team All-SEC (Media), second-team Walter Camp All-America and third-team AP All-America teams. Ted Hendricks Defensive End of the Year Award finalist.

Finished second on the team with 13.0 sacks to go with a team-high 8.0 tackles for loss. 37 total tackles, two pass breakups, two passes defensed and a pair of forced fumbles.

2011 Season
A first-team All-American as selected by the Football Writers Association of America ... Also recognized as a second-team All-American by SI.com and a third-team All-American by the Associated Press ... Played in all 14 games with 11 starts at right defensive end ... Led the team and ranked sixth in the SEC with 9.0 sacks, which finished as the fourth-highest total in LSU single-season history ... Ranked second on the squad and eighth in the SEC with 13.5 tackles for a loss of 63 yards ... Posted at least half a sack in eight of 14 games ... Finished ninth on the team in total tackles with 49

Tallied 2.0 tackles for loss and one sack versus Arkansas ... Credited with one sack against Western Kentucky and one against Georgia in the SEC Championship Game ... Named SEC Co-Defensive Lineman of the Week with Arkansas' Jake Bequette after he set a career high with two sacks and tied his career best with six total tackles at Alabama ... Tied his career high with six tackles against Auburn and added 1.5 TFLs and one sack

Named the SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week after his performance against Kentucky when he tied his career high with six tackles and two TFLs and earned 1.5 sacks ... Combined with Tyrann Mathieu to record LSU's first sack of the season against Northwestern State as he finished with five tackles, one TFL and half a sack ... Made the start at right defensive end and tallied four tackles with a team-high 1.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble recovered by Eric Reid in the opener against Oregon.

2010 Season
Started the first five games of the year before sustaining a season-ending right knee injury in the first quarter of the Tennessee game ... Despite the injury, still earned Freshman All-SEC honors by the league coaches

Ended his season with 18 tackles, 6.0 TFLs and two sacks ... Tied his career high with six tackles and two tackles for loss against West Virginia ... Tallied a career-high six tackles with 1.5 TFLs versus Mississippi State ... Displayed his explosiveness again at Vanderbilt by recording his second sack in his second career game

Started against North Carolina in his first career appearance and was outstanding with four tackles, 1.5 tackles for a loss and one sack ... Earned the starting position at right end during fall camp.

2009 Season
Redshirted as a true freshman in 2009.
High School
Widely considered one of the top defensive end prospects in the Class of 2009 ... Rated the No. 2 defensive end by ESPNU ... Rated the No. 6 defensive end and No. 3 pass rusher by Rivals.com ... Rated the #2 prospect in South Carolina by SuperPrep Magazine ... Named to Sports Illustrated/TAKKLE Top 200, the Atlanta Journal Constitution's Super Southern 100 and the Mobile Press Register's Super Southeast 120.

Participated for the White squad in the Under Armour All-American Bowl in Orlando, Fla. ... As a senior, recorded 85 tackles, 15 of them for loss and had 11 sacks on way to receiving South Carolina All-State honors ... As a junior, recorded 65 tackles, 20 of them for loss and had 15 sacks ... Was a standout basketball player as well ... Coached by Shell Dula.

Full name is Sidney Sammual Montgomery ... Goes by Sam ... Born May 25, 1990 in Greenwood, S.C. ... Parents are Sidney and Debra Montgomery ... Has two siblings - J.D. and Amanda ... Majoring in sports administration.