Sam Connolly
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Sam  Connolly
Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Mt. Carmel

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 245

Position:
Linebacker

2016: Played in five games, making one tackle.

2015: Played in five games ... recorded a tackle at Western Kentucky ... missed second half of season with an injury.

2014: Redshirted ... named Miami's Defensive Scout Player of the Year.

High School: Is a 2014 graduate of Mt. Carmel High School ... coached by Frank Lenti ... team captain ... helped lead his team to a pair of state titles as a junior and senior ... earned all-conference and all-area as a senior, recording 75 tackles and 12 tackles for loss ... named academic all-state as a senior.

Personal: Full name -- Sam J. Connolly ... born Oct. 13, 1995 ... son of Marie and Jim Connolly ... majoring in Kinesiology.