42 - Sam Kershaw
Sam Kershaw
Height: 6-1
Weight: 245
Year: Sr.
Hometown: West Jefferson
High School: West Jefferson
Position: LB
Major: Business Administration

2010: Started all 15 games at linebacker ... has played in more games (59) than any other player on the 2010 roster … second on the team with 99 tackles … 7.0 tackles for loss with four pass breakups, a fumble recovery and two forced fumbles … had season-best 11 tackles at Otterbein (Oct. 30) … All-OAC First Team … All-North Region Second Team … Academic All-OAC … ESPN Academic All-District IV … ESPN Academic All-American ... D3football.com Honorable Mention All-American.

2009: Started all 15 games ... second on the team with 80 tackles ... had 1.5 sack, 7.5 tackles for a loss, and two interceptions ... had career-best 14 tackles at Capital (10/10/09) ... D3Football.com All-American First Team ... All-OAC First Team ... OAC Gene Slaughter Award as conference’s top linebacker ... Academic All-OAC.

2008: Played in all 15 games and had a team-best 82 tackles to go along with 15.5 tackles for loss and 5.5 sacks and one interception ... had a season-best nine tackles in three different games during the season (Heidelberg, Randoph-Macon, UW-Whitewater) ... All-OAC Honorable Mention.

2007: Played in 13 games and had 18 tackles including a season-best three tackle performance against College of New Jersey (11/24/07).

Personal: Business administration major ... was a summer 2010 intern for The Ruff-D'Herete Investment Group, UBS Financial Services in Columbus … All-Ohio, all-district and all-conference selection for coach Shawn Buescher at West Jefferson High School ... born October 1, 1988 ... son of Mary and Isaac Kershaw.

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