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Sam Martello
Sam Martello

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Westlake, Ohio

High School:
St. Edward

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 214

Position:
LB



09/13/2014

@DUQFB Uses Big Plays to Down Dayton, 33-13

Red and Blue extend home win streak to six games

09/10/2014

Dukes Host Flyers Saturday in 2014 Home Opener

Red and Blue look to grab first win of 2014 season

09/03/2014

Dukes Return to YSU for Second Straight Year

Red and Blue look to get first win of the season

08/26/2014

Duquesne Football Opens Season Saturday at Buffalo

Dukes to play first FBS team in program history

11/19/2013

Martello and Quintana Named Capital One Academic All-District

Pair advances to national ballot

09/13/2014

Dayton at Duquesne Football

Dukes 33, Flyers 13

11/16/2013

Duquesne 24, CCSU 21

Duquesne 24, CCSU 21

11/02/2013

Duquesne 21, St. Francis 10

Duquesne 21, St. Francis 10

08/31/2013

Duquesne 35, Albany 24

Duquesne 35, Albany 24

2013 Capital One Academic All-District 2

Has played in 22 of a possible 22 games in his first two seasons ... brings a streak of 13 consecutive starts into 2014.

as a sophomore (2013)
Started all 11 games at linebacker ... finished fourth on the team with 65 tackles (35 solo) ... tied for the team lead with two fumbles forced ... also had 3.5 tackles for losses totaling 14 yards ... broke up four passes ... had a season-high nine tackles at Sacred Heart ... added eight each vs. Wagner and CCSU ... teamed with Aaron Reed to tackle Albany's Kevin Chillis for a 13-yard loss and safety on the first play from scrimmage in the season opener ... in the third quarter, he fored a fumble on a sack that was followed by a 29-yard Dillon Buechel-to-Gianni Carter TD that gave the Dukes a 29-10 lead ... had six stops in the win over Saint Francis ... his first quarter interception - the first pick of his career - set up DU's first score against the Red Flash

as a freshman (2012)
Played in all 11 games with starts in the last two for injured outside linebacker Dorian Bell ... finished with 33 tackles (16 solo) ... had a season-high nine stops in the season finale at Wagner ... posted three solo tackles including a pair of tackles for loss and added a quarterback hurry and pass break up in his week 10 start versus Albany ... had seven tackles (3 solo) in his first career game - the season opener at Old Dominion.

personal
came to the Dukes from St. Edward, known as one of the most respected programs in Ohio ... had 107 tackles including nine tackles for loss and five sacks and recovered a pair of fumbles as a senior for an 8-4 team that advanced to the second round of the playoffs ... was the leading tackler with 121 stops for St. Edward's 15-0 Ohio Division 1 State Championship team in 2010 ... added 10 tackles and three sacks for a 2010 Eagles team that finished the season ranked among the nation's Top 5 teams by a number of media outlets ... served as a team captain as a senior ... considered Toledo, Ohio, Columbia, Dartmouth and William & Mary in addition to Duquesne ... high school coach Rick Finotti ... major: accounting ... date of birth: 1/18/94.

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