Mike Samples

Bio

Full name: Michael James Samples

Preferred name: Mike

Born: June 27, 1950 in Bonne Terre, MO (71 years old)

Last Season (1983) Vitals:
  • Player classification: Import
  • Height: 6′ 2″
  • Weight: 238 lbs
  • Position: DT
  • Jersey: #66
Amateur Programs
  • Drake
  • Missouri Southern State
  • St. Charles HS (St. Charles, MO)
11 Season Career

Active years: 1973–1983
Active teams (3):

  • BC 1973
  • HAM 1974–1978
  • SSK 1978–1983

135 career games (See notes for restrictions)

  • 135 regular season games
Season Team Position Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
11 seasons
(Rank: T199th,
98th percentile,
11 CFL seasons)
3 teams 135
(Rank: T568th,
94th percentile,
135 CFL games)
0 0
1973 BC DT 55 1 -- 0
1974 HAM DL 62 14 -- 0
1975 HAM DL 62 16 -- 0
1976 HAM DL 62 16 -- 0
1977 HAM DL 62 9 -- 0
1978 HAM DL 62 6 -- 0
  SSK DT 66 9 -- 0
  1978 Total 2 Teams     15 -- 0
1979 SSK DT 66 16 -- 0
1980 SSK DT 66 16 -- 0
1981 SSK DT 66 14 -- 0
1982 SSK DT 66 15 -- 0
1983 SSK DT 66 3 -- 0
Weekly
1981
  • Lineman Star Week 1 (SSK)
  • Lineman Star Week 15 (SSK)
  • 1975 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1977 Team Nominee (HAM) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
  • 1982 Team Nominee (SSK) Most Outstanding Defensive Player
Saskatchewan Roughriders Plaza of Honour

Mike Samples was inducted in 1991.

  • 1984 Defensive line
  • 1985 Defensive line
  • 1987 Defensive line