Missed the first seven games with an injury ... finally returned to the gridiron against Cornell, catching a five-yard pass during the first scoring drive in a 21-3 triumph ... set career highs in the final game of his career with four catches for 33 yards in the 17-10, Ivy League title-clinching victory over Princeton.
Won the starting spot at tight end during the preseason ... started first seven games before being sidelined by an injury ... hauled in two passes for 17 yards — one for a season-long 14 yards — in the season-opening 35-25 win over Central Connecticut ... also caught four-yard throws against Yale and Harvard.
Began the season in the mix at tight end ... caught a 23-yard pass to the one-yard line to set up the first Big Green score in the 30-23 season-opening victory at Butler ... unfortunately suffered an injury in the game and was sidelined for the rest of the year.
Missed out on much of rookie campaign with an injury.
Selected to the District 6A-3 All-District team at tight end ... averaged 17 yards per reception ... also lined up at defensive end ... among 14 classmates from powerhouse Jenks program choosing to play college football ... also played basketball.
Majoring in economics ... full name is Samuel Luke Laptad ... born on May 8, 1994 ... son of Darren and Kathy Laptad has two brothers — Jake who played football at Kansas from 2007-10 and was a long snapper and defensive end with the NFL's Chicago Bears in 2011 ... looking forward to a career in business after college ... enjoys the outdoors.
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