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Former WR Sampson Dies at 44

Posted Dec 29, 2005

Clint Sampson, who played for the Broncos from 1983 through 1986, passed away Sunday at the age of 44.

Clint Sampson
Clint Sampson's most productive season came in 1985, with career highs in receptions, yards and touchdowns. PHOTO: ROD HANNA / DENVER BRONCOS ARCHIVES

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Clint Sampson, who played wide receiver for the Broncos from 1983 through 1986, died Sunday at the age of 44.

The San Diego State product joined the Broncos as a third-round selection in 1983 and played in 59 games -- including 10 starts -- the four years that followed. He amassed 66 receptions, 1,014 yards and eight touchdowns during his career with the Broncos.

Sampson's final game in Denver came in Super Bowl XXI, when he caught two passes for 20 yards in the Broncos' 39-20 defeat to the New York Giants. He also started at wide receiver for the Broncos during their wild-card loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Dec. 24, 1983; he led the Broncos' wide receivers with 52 yards on three catches in that 31-7 defeat.

His best individual day in orange and blue came on Dec. 4, 1983, when he snared three passes for 101 yards and two scores in the Broncos' 27-6 win over the Cleveland Browns. It was the only 100-yard game he had in Denver. A week later, he also caught the first of John Elway's three fourth-quarter touchdown passes in a 21-19 comeback win over the Baltimore Colts.

Sampson posted career highs in receptions, yardage and touchdowns during the Broncos' 1985 campaign, grabbing 26 passes for 432 yards and four scores that year, even though it was the only season in which he did not start a game. Half of his 10 career starts came in 1986, when he caught 21 passes for 259 yards with no touchdowns.

Services for Sampson will be held on Jan. 7 at 11 a.m. MST at Miracle Baptist Church in Los Angeles. Flowers and comments can be sent to the following location:

Harrison & Ross Mortuary
4601 South Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 584-1230


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