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Letter of intent spotlight: Sam Whitney, LB, Folsom High

Bulldogs Sam Whitney (51) makes a tackle during the CIF Division I state championship game between the Folsom High School Bulldogs and the Oceanside High School Pirates at the StubHub Center in Carson on Dec. 19, 2014.
Bulldogs Sam Whitney (51) makes a tackle during the CIF Division I state championship game between the Folsom High School Bulldogs and the Oceanside High School Pirates at the StubHub Center in Carson on Dec. 19, 2014. rbenton@sacbee.com

This is part of a series of snapshots highlighting Sacramento-area high school football players planning to sign their college letter of intent on Wednesday.

Sam Whitney

High school: Folsom

College chosen: Boise State

Position: Linebacker

Height/weight: 6-3, 230

The Bee's Defensive Player of the Year for 2014 and a two-time All-Metro pick, Whitney spearheaded a defense that was paramount during a 16-0 CIF State Division I title run.

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