#12a Sam King
|HOMETOWN||Grand Forks, N.D. (Red River HS)|
2014 (Sr): Played in 11 games as the kick holder.
2013 (Jr): Played in one game at quarterback… Took his place under center versus No. 21 St. Cloud State (Nov. 2) and went 5-for-13 (38.5%) for 85 yards… Threw his first collegiate touchdown pass on a career-long 55-yard pass… Rushed four times.
2012 (So): Played in one game at the quarterback position.
2011 (Fr): Did not see any action.
2010 (RS): Sat out entire season as a redshirt.
Prior to BSU: A two-sport student-athlete at Red River High School, King is a three-time football letterwinner and has earned two letters in baseball... He quarterbacked RRHS to a Cushman Classic victory, a 6-4 overall record and playoff berth in 2009... Piled up 2,543 yards and 30 touchdowns through the air as a senior, which included eight rushing touchdowns... Completed 53-percent of his passes last fall... Was named All-Eastern Dakota Conference.
Personal: The son of Darin and Debra King…Born March 15, 1992... King's major is physical education with a minor in coaching.
Career Highs: Passing Attempts: 13 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/13); Passing Yards: 85 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/13); Passing Long: 55 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/13); Passing Touchdowns: 1 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/13); Rushing Attempts: 4 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/13); Rush Long: 2 vs St. Cloud State (11/2/13).