One of the most prolific players of his time and accomplished so smooth and efficient that no one realized it until the match was over. Starting with the Florissant Celtics Jr Cup Champions and on to Western Illinois U where he was the team MVP. After that first year, Sam transferred to Quincy and the impact was immediate with two NAIA National Championships, All-American honors, voted Best Defensive Player in the Senior Bowl and culminated in being chosen to represent the US on the National Team. Sam’s professional career started with the Minnesota Kicks in the NASL when they finalist in 1976, then moving to the San Jose Earthquakes for a couple of years before returning home to the St. Louis Steamers Indoor Team. Two time MISL All-Star, two time MVP for the Steamers, and the team was finalist four years while Sam was with the team. Sam continued playing out door and ended with an Over/30 National Championship with the Bud Over/30 team in 1988. Sam is also in the Quincy College Hall of Fame and the NAIA Hall of Fame.