December 19, 2013

Scouting Cal DB signee Sam Atoe

Hours after his College of San Mateo teammate Trevor Kelly committed to the Golden Bears following their official visit, defender Sam Atoe chose to do the same. Atoe picked Cal over offers from Texas Tech, TCU, and Fresno State, among others. Atoe will have three years to play two at Cal.

The 6', 215 pounder can play linebacker, safety or nickel, and used that versatility to terrorize opposing offenses this past season for CSM as he recorded 41 tackles, 11.5 tackles for loss, and 3.5 sacks for the Bulldogs in just seven games. He was named to the All-Conference team in recognition of his efforts. Slated to play nickel at Cal, Atoe adds both versatility and aggression to a defensive back class that is now three strong with both Quentin Tartabull and Koa Farmer already in the fold.

Once again, GoldenBearReport takes a look at the tape to learn a bit more about Sam Atoe...

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