|USC Trojans No. 14|
|High school||San Clemente (CA)|
|Date of birth||June 5, 1997|
|Place of birth||Capistrano Beach, Dana Point, California|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||225 lb (102 kg)|
Sam Darnold (born June 5, 1997) is the starting quarterback for the University of Southern California Trojans. He was made a starter on September 19, 2016. He is a redshirt freshman.
Darnold attended San Clemente High School in San Clemente, California. He played Quarterback. Darnold was rated by Rivals.com as a four-star recruit and was ranked as the eighth best Dual-Threat Quarterback in his class and 179th best player overall. He committed to the University of Southern California (USC) to play college football.
- "Sam Darnold in, Max Browne out as USC starting quarterback - LA Times". latimes.com. Retrieved 2016-09-20.
- Sam Darnold Commits to USC’s 2015 Recruiting Class
- "Sam Darnold". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
- Feldman, Bruce (17 October 2016). "Meet Sam Darnold, the star freshman QB who has saved USC's season". Retrieved 26 November 2016.