Richie Sampson
Richie Sampson


Kennett Square, Pa.

High School:
Unionville HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 195



Coastal Carolina Spring Football Practice Is Underway

The Spring Game is April 12


Coastal Football Hands Out 2013 Team Honors

The Chanticleers celebrated their historic season at their annual banquet


#11 Coastal Upsets #4/5 Montana; Advances to FCS 3rd Round

Alex Ross threw 3 TDs and rushed for 100 yards


#11 Coastal Carolina Downs #12 Bethune-Cookman, 48-24, in NCAA FCS 1st Round

Chants Advance to Face #8 seed and Fourth-ranked Montana Next Saturday


Taliaferro, Backus & Hawthorne Take Big South Top Honors; 15 Named All-Big South

The 15 Honors ties a CCU Record


Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13

Coastal Carolina vs. Bethune-Cookman 11/30/13 1st Round FCS Championship


Coastal Carolina at South Carolina (USATSI)

The Chanticleers fell 70-10 to the #11/12 Gamecocks in final tuneup for the FCS Playoffs.


Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13

Coastal Carolina vs Presbyterian 11/16/13


Coastal Carolina vs. Furman 09-07-13

Coastal Carolina vs. Furman 09-07-13


Coastal Carolina at SC State

Coastal Carolina at SC State

2012 (Fr.): Played in eight games, starting three, before missing the final five games due to injury ... Took over at safety in the Stony Brook game ... Despite missing five game still ranked 13th on the team with 26 tackles ... Was Coastal nominee for Big South Freshman of the Week five times (Furman, Toledo, Appalachian State, VMI and Liberty games) ... Had three tackles in the overtime win at Furman, including two solo ... Record five tackles - all solo - with a tackle for loss at Toledo ... Followed that with a six-tackle performance, including a TFL, at App State ... Added six stops at VMI ... Despite playing just one half versus Liberty before leaving with a season-ending injury, had three tackles versus the Flames, including an eight-yard sack, with a quarterback hurry (which was the play he was injured on) and pass breakup ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: Named the Daily Local News' Chester County and the Ches-Mont League Player of the Year ... Listed on the top 10 list of the area's best two-way, multipurpose playmakers ... Second team All-Southeastern Pennsylvania by the Philadelphia Inquirer ... Named first team All-Ches-Mont League at both running back and defensive back ... Rushed for 1,554 yards and 23 touchdowns ... Rushed for 237 yards with three TDs on 21 attempts in a win over Octorara ... Led Unionville to a 9-2 record, falling in the first round of the playoffs ... Only had six carries for 40 yards with a TD and six catches for 88 yards as junior, missing the final eight games of the season due to a foot injury ... Three starter for football, also starting for the Unionville basketball team.