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Sam McCartney
Sam McCartney

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
West Lafayette, Ind.

High School:
West Lafayette

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 215

Position:
Kicker



08/12/2013

Fall Camp Report - Day 10

The Boilermakers hosted the BTN crew for Monday's practice.

04/06/2013

Offense Wins Jersey Scrimmage on Final Play

The Boilermakers hosted an offense vs. defense scrimmage before next Saturday's spring game.

03/29/2013

Spring Practice Update: Day Seven

The Boilermakers headed outside Friday afternoon for the first time of the spring season.

01/01/2013

Boilermakers Fall to Cowboys in Heart of Dallas Bowl, 58-14

Quarterback Robert Mavre finished 21 of 34 for 212 yards and two touchdowns

12/20/2012

Football Student-Athletes Make the Grade

Team has solid fall semester in the classroom.

2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... appeared in eight games ... went 5 for 7 on field goal attempts, with a long of 36 yards, and was 28 of 31 on PATs ... made first collegiate attempt, from 33 yards, at No. 22 Notre Dame on Sept. 10 ... hit a 21-yard field goal attempt against Penn State on Nov. 3 ... booted a career-long 36-yard field goal at Iowa on Nov. 10 ... was 2 for 2 on FG attempts at Illinois on Nov. 17.

2011: Did not play after joining the team as a walkon ... Dean's List member.

High School: Three-year letterwinner ... all-area, all-district and academic all-state his senior season ... all-area as a junior ... team won 3A State Championship in 2009 ... Distinguished Honor Roll member.

Personal: Given name is Samuel Jerome McCartney ... born Sept. 7, 1993 ... majoring in accounting in the Krannert School of Business ... father, Gerry, received his doctorate at Purdue is the Vice President of Information Technology for the university and played soccer at Maynooth College ... Brother, Ben, is also a Purdue graduate ... lists watching Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy, hanging out with his friends and taking care of his fish as his interests.