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Sammy Seamster
Cornerback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1991-02-05) February 5, 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth: Ooltewah, Tennessee
Career information
College: Middle Tennessee State
Undrafted in 2014
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Baltimore Ravens ( 2014)*
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A

Sammy Seamster (born February 5, 1991) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He was originally signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2014. He has also played for the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills, and Jacksonville Jaguars.

College careerEdit

Seamster played college football for Middle Tennessee State University and appeared in 44 career games (10 starts) during his career, recording 69 tackles (50 solo), 3 TFL (-13 yards), 1 INT (14 return yards), 4 FFs, 2 FRs and 1 PD. As a senior, he played in 13 games, including six starts in 2013 and posted a career-high 33 tackles (22 solo) and his first-career INT. He also added 2 FFs, 2 FRs and 1 PD during the season.

Seamster was named the team’s 2013 Lifter of the Year and was invited to participate in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

Professional careerEdit

Baltimore RavensEdit

Seamster was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent on May 12, 2014.[1][2]

Miami DolphinsEdit

On August 31, 2014, Seamster was claimed off waivers by the Miami Dolphins.[3] He played in the Dolphins' first two games of the 2014 season, suffered a fractured collarbone in the second game, and ended up on the injured reserve list.[4] The Dolphins waived him on August 30, 2015.[5]

New Orleans SaintsEdit

On September 1, 2015, the New Orleans Saints claimed Seamster off waivers.[6] The team waived him on September 5, but was signed to the team's practice squad the next day.[7]

Buffalo BillsEdit

After being on Buffalo Bills' practice squad since mid-November 2015, Seamster was promoted to the active roster on December 30, 2015.[8] On September 2, 2016, he was released by the Bills as part of final roster cuts.[9]

Dallas CowboysEdit

On September 13, 2016, Seamster was signed to the Cowboys' practice squad.[10] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Cowboys on January 16, 2017.[11]

On September 2, 2017, Seamster was waived by the Cowboys.[12]

Buffalo Bills (second stint)Edit

On October 18, 2017, Seamster was signed to the Bills' practice squad.[13] He was released on November 11, 2017.[14]

Jacksonville JaguarsEdit

On December 4, 2017, Seamster was signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars' practice squad.[15] He signed a reserve/future contract with the Jaguars on January 22, 2018.[16]

On September 1, 2018, Seamster was waived by the Jaguars.[17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Ravens Sign 17 Undrafted Free Agents". May 12, 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20170807071740/http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Ravens-Sign-17-Undrafted-Free-Agents/058fa495-45d3-487a-883e-63f019d16649. Retrieved January 28, 2017.
  2. Mink, Ryan (July 9, 2014). "Buzz-Worthy Sammy Seamster Is A Late Bloomer". https://web.archive.org/web/20170202043731/http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/article-1/Buzz-Worthy-Sammy-Seamster-Is-A-Late-Bloomer/4a9f89a3-7748-4076-ba6b-77554f35eb97.
  3. "Miami Dolphins put finishing touches on final roster adding Brandian Ross, Sammy Seamster". Miami Herald. August 31, 2014. http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/08/31/4320751/miami-dolphins-put-finishing-touches.html.
  4. "Time Spent At Ooltewah Prepped Seamster For The NFL", Ooltewah High School, October 13, 2014.
  5. "Dolphins cut TE Gerell Robinson, C J.D. Walton, CB Sammy Seamster", Palm Beach Post, August 30, 2015.
  6. Kristian Garic, "Saints release WR Nick Toon amid other cuts" Script error, WWL (AM), September 1, 2015.
  7. "New Orleans Saints announce practice squad moves, waiver claims". September 6, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20170923095818/http://www.neworleanssaints.com/news-and-events/article-1/New-Orleans-Saints-announce-practice-squad-moves-waiver-claims/cdda14af-eed9-4634-817d-884ec601449e. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  8. Brown, Chris (December 30, 2015). "Bills call up CBs Noel, Seamster from practice squad". BuffaloBills.com. https://www.buffalobills.com/news/bills-call-up-cbs-noel-seamster-from-practice-squad-16605111. Retrieved January 9, 2016.
  9. Brown, Chris (September 2, 2016). "Vets Felton and Lawson headline Bills cut to 53". https://www.buffalobills.com/news/vets-felton-and-lawson-headline-bills-cut-to-53-17612870.
  10. Phillips, Rob. "Cowboys Sign Veteran Defensive End Davis For Pass Rush Depth". https://web.archive.org/web/20160915110001/http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/2016/09/14/cowboys-sign-veteran-defensive-end-davis-pass-rush-depth?sf35902697=1.
  11. Eatman, Nick (January 16, 2017). "Showers, Rod Smith Among 12 Players Signed To Cowboys Offseason Roster". Archived from the original on October 18, 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20171018164505/http://www.dallascowboys.com/news/2017/01/16/showers-rod-smith-among-12-players-signed-cowboys-offseason-roster.
  12. Phillips, Rob (September 2, 2017). "Cowboys Make 38 Moves, One Trade To Reach 53; Kellen Moore Released". https://www.dallascowboys.com/news/cowboys-make-38-moves-one-trade-to-reach-53-kellen-moore-released-439246.
  13. Brown, Chris (October 18, 2017). "Bills add CB Sammy Seamster to practice squad". http://blogs.buffalobills.com/2017/10/18/bills-add-cb-sammy-seamster-to-practice-squad/.
  14. Brown, Chris (November 11, 2017). "Bills re-sign G Pericak to practice squad". http://blogs.buffalobills.com/2017/11/11/bills-re-sign-g-pericak-to-practice-squad/.
  15. "Jaguars Signing CB Sammy Seamster To Practice Squad". December 4, 2017. http://nfltraderumors.co/jaguars-signing-cb-sammy-seamster-practice-squad/.
  16. "Jaguars sign nine players to reserve/futures contracts". January 22, 2018. https://web.archive.org/web/20180228024942/http://www.jaguars.com/news/article-JaguarsNews/Jaguars-sign-nine-players-to-reservefutures-contracts-/4361e6da-9d31-4706-84df-f867989c694b.
  17. Oehser, John (September 1, 2018). "Roster reduction: Jaguars move to 53 players". https://www.jaguars.com/news/roster-reduction-jaguars-move-to-53-players.

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