Sam Groff
Sam Groff
Height: 6-1
Weight: 215
Year: So.
Hometown: Waynesburg
High School: Sandy Valley
Position: OLB
gp 9
tk 76.0
sac 2
int -
ffum -

ACADEMIC MAJOR:   Communications

BW ATHLETICS INFORMATION:  Sam Groff played his second season of football at Baldwin Wallace University in 2015-2016. He earned his first varsity letter and was BW's leading tackler. Sam also plans to wrestle during the winter season.

GENERAL FOOTBALL INFORMATION:  As a freshman in 2013, Sam played in his first season of football and received a certificate of participation. He split time between the varsity and junior varsity teams at linebacker. BW finished 6-4 overall. 

As a sophomore in 2014-2015, Sam did not play football.

As a red-shirt sophomore in 2015-2016, Sam played his second season of football and earned his first varsity letter. He started at outside linebacker and led the team with 76 tackles in nine games (missed one due to an injury). He had 32 solo tackles, five tackles for loss with two quarterback sacks, two pass breakups and one fumble recovery. BW finished 7-3 overall.

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HOMETOWN & HIGH SCHOOL INFORMATION:  Sam grew up in Waynesville, Ohio and graduated from Sandy Valley High School.

Sam played football, wrestled and ran track all four years. He earned four varsity letters in football, wrestling, and track. 

Sam was a two-time All-Stark County pick in football, two-time All-State (OHSAA State Tournament placer) in wrestling, and an OHSAA Regional qualifier for in the shot put and discus in track.

FAMILY CONNECTION:   Sam's father, John Groff, was an All-Ohio Athletic Conference player for the Yellow Jackets.

This page was last updated by the SID on December 1, 2015
Recent Games
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31
Statistics category Overall Conf
Solo tackles 32 28
Assists 44 38
Tackles 76.0 66.0
Tackles per game 8.4 8.3
Sacks 2 2
Sack yards 2 2
Interceptions - -
Returned for touchdown - -
Fumble recoveries 1 1
Fumble return TDs - -
Date Opponent Score comp att pct yds y/a td int sac yds
Sep 12 at Bluffton L, 38-26 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Ohio Northern W, 28-27 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 John Carroll L, 17-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Muskingum W, 34-28 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21 - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31 - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score rush yds y/a lng td fum lost
Sep 12 at Bluffton L, 38-26 - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Ohio Northern W, 28-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 26 John Carroll L, 17-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Muskingum W, 34-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31 1 0 0.0 0 0 - -
Date Opponent Score rec yds y/r lng td fum lost
Sep 12 at Bluffton L, 38-26 - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Ohio Northern W, 28-27 - - - - - - -
Sep 26 John Carroll L, 17-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Muskingum W, 34-28 - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14 - - - - - - -
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21 - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20 - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31 - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score fgm fga lng xpm xpa pts
Sep 12 at Bluffton L, 38-26 - - - - - 0
Sep 19 at Ohio Northern W, 28-27 - - - - - 0
Sep 26 John Carroll L, 17-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 3 at Muskingum W, 34-28 - - - - - 0
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0 - - - - - 0
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14 - - - - - 0
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21 - - - - - -
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20 - - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0 - - - - - 0
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31 - - - - - 0
Date Opponent Score punt yds avg long in20 fc tb blk
Sep 12 at Bluffton L, 38-26 - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Ohio Northern W, 28-27 - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 John Carroll L, 17-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Muskingum W, 34-28 - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14 - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21 - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20 - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0 - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31 - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score kr yds avg lng td pr yds avg lng td
Sep 12 at Bluffton L, 38-26 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Ohio Northern W, 28-27 - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 John Carroll L, 17-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Muskingum W, 34-28 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0 - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31 - - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gp rush rcv pr kr yds
Sep 12 at Bluffton L, 38-26 1 - - - - 0
Sep 19 at Ohio Northern W, 28-27 1 - - - - 0
Sep 26 John Carroll L, 17-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 3 at Muskingum W, 34-28 1 - - - - 0
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0 1 - - - - 0
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14 1 - - - - 0
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21 - - - - - -
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20 1 - - - - 0
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0 1 - - - - 0
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31 1 0 - - - 0
Date Opponent Score pts rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm saf misc 2pt
Sep 12 at Bluffton L, 38-26 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 19 at Ohio Northern W, 28-27 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Sep 26 John Carroll L, 17-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 3 at Muskingum W, 34-28 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0 0 - - - - - - - - - 0 -
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31 0 0 - - - - - - - - 0 -
Date Opponent Score tack ast tot sack lost tfl yds ff fr td int yds td brup blk saf
Sep 12 at Bluffton L, 38-26 4 6 10.0 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - - - - -
Sep 19 at Ohio Northern W, 28-27 2 5 7.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - 1 - -
Sep 26 John Carroll L, 17-14 3 5 8.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 3 at Muskingum W, 34-28 6 5 11.0 - - 1 1 - - - - - - 1 - -
Oct 10 Marietta W, 38-0 0 8 8.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 17 Wilmington W, 21-14 2 4 6.0 - - 0 - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 24 at Otterbein W, 55-21 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 31 Capital W, 56-20 3 5 8.0 - - 1 2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 at Mount Union L, 42-0 7 3 10.0 - - 0.5 1 - 1 - - - - - - -
Nov 14 Heidelberg W, 44-31 5 3 8.0 2 2 2 2 - - - - - - - - -
  gp comp att pct yds y/g y/a td int lg effic
Total 9 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Away 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
October 4 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
November 2 - - - - - - - - - 0.0
  gp rush yds y/g avg td lg fum lost
Total 9 1 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 - -
Conference 8 1 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 1 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 1 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 1 0 0.0 0.0 0 0 - -
  gp rec rec/g yds y/g avg td lg
Total 9 - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - -
  gp fgm fga pct lg xpm xpa pct pts
Total 9 - - - - - - - 0
Conference 8 - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - 0
Away 4 - - - - - - - 0
Neutral - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - 0
Losses 3 - - - - - - - 0
-
September 3 - - - - - - - 0
October 4 - - - - - - - 0
November 2 - - - - - - - 0
  gp punt yds avg lg in20 fc tb blk
Total 9 - - - - - - - -
Conference 8 - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 - - - - - - - -
Away 4 - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 - - - - - - - -
Losses 3 - - - - - - - -
-
September 3 - - - - - - - -
October 4 - - - - - - - -
November 2 - - - - - - - -
  kr yds avg td lg pr yds avg td lg
Total - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home - - - - - - - - - -
Away - - - - - - - - - -
Neutral - - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - -
-
September - - - - - - - - - -
October - - - - - - - - - -
November - - - - - - - - - -
  gp rush rcv pr kr yds ypg
Total 9 0 - - - 0 .0
Conference 8 0 - - - 0 .0
Exhibition - - - - - 0 -
-
Home 5 0 - - - 0 .0
Away 4 - - - - 0 .0
Neutral - - - - - 0 -
-
Wins 6 0 - - - 0 .0
Losses 3 - - - - 0 .0
-
September 3 - - - - 0 .0
October 4 - - - - 0 .0
November 2 0 - - - 0 .0
  pts pts/g rush rec kr pr int fum xpm fgm 2pt misc
Total 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Conference 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Exhibition 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Home 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Away 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
Neutral 0 - - - - - - - - - - 0
-
Wins 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
Losses 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
-
September 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
October 0 0.0 - - - - - - - - - 0
November 0 0.0 0 - - - - - - - - 0
  gp tkl ast tot tkl/g sck yds tfl yds ff fr yds int yds brup blk
Total 9 32 44 76.0 8.4 2 2 5 7 - 1 0 - - 2 -
Conference 8 28 38 66.0 8.3 2 2 4.5 6 - 1 0 - - 2 -
Exhibition - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 13 25 38.0 7.6 2 2 3 4 - - - - - - -
Away 4 19 19 38.0 9.5 - - 2 3 - 1 0 - - 2 -
Neutral - - - 0.0 - - - 0 - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 6 18 30 48.0 8.0 2 2 4 5 - - - - - 2 -
Losses 3 14 14 28.0 9.3 - - 1 2 - 1 0 - - - -
-
September 3 9 16 25.0 8.3 - - 0.5 1 - - - - - 1 -
October 4 11 22 33.0 8.3 - - 2 3 - - - - - 1 -
November 2 12 6 18.0 9.0 2 2 2.5 3 - 1 0 - - - -