June 29, 1995 (28)
Sam Hubbard is an American football player, currently playing as a defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State University, where he was a two-year starter and a key contributor to the Buckeyes’ defense. He was selected by the Bengals in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft.
Hubbard was a highly rated recruit coming out of high school, and was considered one of the top defensive end prospects in the country. He made an immediate impact at Ohio State, earning a starting role as a redshirt freshman. Throughout his college career, Hubbard was a consistent contributor and a leader on the Buckeyes’ defense, earning several accolades such as All-Big Ten honors. He was also considered a great run defender and a reliable pass rusher.
Since joining the NFL, Hubbard has established himself as a solid and dependable player for the Bengals, playing in all games since his rookie year. He has been a starter for the team in most of the games and has shown to be a productive defender, consistently contributing to the team’s pass rush. He is considered a vital piece of the Bengals’ defense.