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Samson Satele

Date of birth : 1984-11-29
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Kailua, Honolulu County, Hawaii
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-01-13

Samson H. Satele is an American football center for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League .

PRO: Durable center has been a starter since entering the NFL with Miami in 2007…Has started 32 contests in two seasons.

2008: Started 16 games at C…Helped Dolphins rank 10th in the NFL in passing and 11th in rushing…(12/14) vs. SF: Started at C…Saw first career action at G…Postseason: (1/4/09) vs. BAL: Made playoff debut, starting at C in AFC Wild Card Game.

2007: Started 16 games at C…Became first rookie in Dolphins history to start every regular season game at C…An all-rookie selection by several media outlets…Participated in every offensive snap in 15 of 16 regular season contests…Became just the fourth NFL rookie in a decade to start every game at center…(9/9) @ WAS: Started at C and became first rookie in Dolphins history to start at C on opening day…Selected by the Dolphins in the second round (60th overall) of the 2007 NFL Draft.

COLLEGE:
A four-year letterman at Hawaii...Started each of the 53 games in which he played during his career, marking a streak that was the longest among active players in college football in 2006...Served as a team captain as a senior, starting all 12 games at center…A first team All-Western Athletic Conference selection...Helped spearhead an offense that led the nation in total offense (559.21 ypg), passing offense (441.29 ypg) and scoring (46.86 ppg)...Started all 12 games at left guard his junior year and was named a first team All-WAC pick...Helped Hawaii rank second in the nation in passing offense (384.25) and 11th in total offense (476.17) as a junior...Started all 13 games as a sophomore, including 10 at left guard and three at center...Made the first start of his college career at left tackle…Final 13 starts of his freshman season were at left guard, as he garnered second team all-conference accolades...Redshirted as a true freshman in 2002...Majored in Sociology.

PERSONAL:

Attended Kailua (Hawaii) High School where he was a first team all-state offensive lineman as a senior...A three-time letterwinner in basketball and track, performing the shot put and the discus...Named the school’s athlete of the year as a junior...Nephew of former University of Hawaii and San Diego Chargers linebacker Alvis Satele.


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