Sam Howell was born on September 16, 2000, in New York City, and is an American football quarterback. During his college years, he was a member of the North Carolina Tar Heels football team. Many Tar Heel team records are held by him, including the most career throwing yards (10,283), the most total touchdowns (109), the most touchdown passes in a season, and the most touchdown passes in a single season.
Is Sam Howell In A Relationship With Anyone?
Sam Howell does not appear to have a confirmed girlfriend at this time. He is currently unmarried and makes an effort to keep his personal life a secret from the public.
In addition, he has refrained from making any public statements regarding his romantic relationships with coworkers or other friends.
As a true freshman, Howell battled redshirt freshmen Jace Ruder and Cade Fortin for the starting quarterback job at North Carolina. In his debut game as a Tar Heel, Howell earned the starting spot during training camp and became the first true freshman to start a season-opening game for the Tar Heels, playing South Carolina. He passed for 245 yards and two touchdowns in his debut, a 24-20 comeback victory over the Gamecocks. In a 41–10 win over NC State, Howell threw for 401 yards and three touchdowns.
In his second season as a Tar Heel, Howell received a lot of national attention. He was named to the Maxwell Award, Manning Award, and Davey O’Brien Award watch lists in the preseason. He had a poor start to the season against Syracuse and Boston College, but he set a career high for passing yards with 443, earning him ACC Player of the Week honours in a 44–41 defeat to Virginia.
He surpassed multiple school records and established another career-high for passing in the Tar Heels’ 59-53 comeback victory over Wake Forest two games later. Howell threw for 550 yards and six touchdowns, ran for another, and led the Tar Heels to a game-high 742 yards of total offence.
Howell threw two more touchdown passes, raising his total to 90 for his career. However, on the game’s final play in overtime, he hurt his non-throwing shoulder, forcing him to miss the first game of his Tar Heel career against Wofford. Howell was honoured with twenty-one other Tar Heel players before the Wofford game as part of the school’s Senior Day festivities, despite not having made a final decision on whether or not to forfeit his remaining eligibility and enter the 2022 NFL Draft. In the 34-14 win, backups Jacolby Criswell and Drake Maye took his place and threw for 214 yards and one touchdown.
He made his return in a dramatic 34-30 loss to N.C. State, throwing for 147 yards, one touchdown, and an interception. In the game, he also scored two touchdowns on the ground. He set a new overall touchdown record of 108 and a new throwing touchdown record of 91 at Carolina. With his performance, Howell became the first UNC quarterback to throw for 10,000 yards in a career and the eighth ACC quarterback to accomplish it.
After reports surfaced that Howell might skip Duke’s Mayo Bowl in order to prepare for the NFL Draft, Howell responded with a tweet refuting the rumours and stating that he intends to play one more game.
In his final start for the Tar Heels, a 38–21 loss to South Carolina, Howell threw for 205 yards and a touchdown on 12 completions. Howell threw his 92nd career touchdown pass in the game, extending his touchdown run to nine games. In every game he started at quarterback for UNC, he threw at least one touchdown pass.
Howell made his first and last starts against the same team (South Carolina) in the same stadium (Bank of America Stadium). After the season, Howell announced his retirement. would renounce his remaining college eligibility in order to enter the NFL Draft in 2022.