2002: Did not see any action after converting from tight end to defensive line.
2001: Played in all 12 games for the Wave, including a start against TCU (10/13) when Tulane opened with a two tight-end set. His only catch of the year was a four-yard reception against Navy (11/10).
HIGH SCHOOL: Unanimous first team All-District 22-5A defensive end as a senior playing for coach Ken Herring. Only played football for two years in high school. Collected 40 tackles during the regular season to lead the defensive line. Credited with 10 tackles in Kingwood's playoff game against Eisenhower, ranked eighth in the nation at the time. Recovered a pair of fumbles and caused two more during the season. Led Kingwood to the second district championship in school history as a senior. Team went undefeated in district play, as the defense held district opponents to 17 points in five games, including three shutouts. Member of Kingwood's swimming and baseball teams his freshman and sophomore years.
PERSONAL: Laine David Sambrooks. Born July 15, 1983 in Houston, Texas. The son of David and Melissa Sambrooks. Owned a 3.3 grade point average in high school. His great grandfater, George Winston, was a sprinter at NYU who was an NCAA Champion and world-record holder in the 60-yard dash. Majoring in the humanities.