(13th March 1989) - Midfield – Signing for Academy in September 2009. Sam is a former Scotland schoolboy international, and had 5 seasons with Brora at Dudegon Park before signing with Deveronvale. A player with an abundance of talent that can play in mid-field or up front, and he'll give Academy some great options. Sam is one of the hottest young properties in the league and was the Sunday Post Young Player of the year in 2008/09 and repeated the feat in 2009/10. Holds the unique distinction amongst the current crop of SHFL players of having scored for Scotland both at Schoolboy and Semi Professional level. During his spell at Brora he played over 100 matches and became one of a select few who have been handed a captains armband whilst in their teens.