In nine games (nine starts) Samuels recorded 28 defensive tackles, two special teams tackles, one interception, three pass deflections and one forced fumble.
(Edmonton) In 18 games (nine starts), Samuels recorded 33 tackles, 18 special teams tackles, five pass knockdowns, two fumble recoveries, one interception and two quarterback sacks. Samuels recorded his first career CFL sack against Hamilton in Week 6 and his first career CFL interception in Week 13 against Winnipeg. Samuels led the Eskimos with 18 special teams tackles Samuels recorded a CFL career-high nine tackles in Week 14 against Toronto. Samuels showed strong versatility as a rookie seeing action at the linebacker, safety, cornerback and defensive back positions.
During four seasons at Vanderbilt, Samuels recorded 91 tackles in 43 games.